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Vol. XXII 



No. 1 



The Carolina 

Journal of Pharmacy 

Published Monthly by the North Carolina Pharmaceutical 
Association at Chapel Hill, N. C. 

January, 1941 



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The identity ot the person whose photORraph is reproduced above is knuwn to 
hundreds of North Carolina pharmacists. Born at Selma, N. C, cdui ted at 
Wake Forest Collefre and the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, licensed as a 
pharmacist in this state in 1892, Dean of the University of North Carolina SchotW 
of Pharmacy from 1897 to 1931, the late Edward Vernon Howell dedicated his life 
to the service of his fellow-pharmacists. 

This hitherto unpublished photograph was made by Kelly Bennett of Bryson 
City while he and Dean Howell were trout fishing in the Smoky Mountains of 
Western North Carolina. Dean Howell was not aware his picture was bein; made 
so Mr. Bennett is probably the original "candid camera" photogrrapher. 









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WE PAY HfM 



BUT HE WORKS FOR YOU 




#The Lilly man in your territory is a regular caller on your 
physicians. That is a privilege he enjoys through the Lilly 
reputation for scientific achievement, through a record of fair 
dealing extending back through the years, and through his 
own abihty to bring to the doctor helpful information. It was 
your Lilly man who, back in 1923, first introduced Iletin (In- 
sulin, Lilly) to the medical profession. Since that eventful day 
Iletin (Insulin, Lilly) and its modifications have grown to be 
among the most profitable of drug-store items. The sale is 
steady, the margin fair. Iletin (Insulin, Lilly) in common with 
all other Lilly Products is sold through the drug trade ex- 
clusively. That is the Lilly Policy. 




Another veteran of the Lilly sales 
organization is A. L. Steen, 
who last April 5 completed 
twenty years as a field repre- 
sentative. The entire period hus 
been spent in and around Atad- 
ison, Wisconsin, where Mr. 
Steen still resides. 



ELI LILLY AND COMPANY • Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. 



^\)e Carolina Journal of ^fjarmacp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE 

North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association 
at chapel hill, n. c. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editoi: 

Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel HiU, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 

Annual Subscription, $1.00 Single Numbers, 15 Cents 

Vol. XXII JANUARY, 1941 No. 1 

OfScers of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association for 1940-41 

President, also Chairman of Executive Committee Joe Hollingsworth, Mt. Airy 

Secretary-Treasurer W. J. Smith, Ohapel Hill 

Secretary-Treasurer N. C. Board of Pharmacy F. W. Hancock, Oxford 

Chairman of the Legislative Committee Paul H. Thompson, Fairmont 

General Counsel, also Executive Secretary Fair Trade Committee F. O. Bowman, Chapel Hill 



A Continuing Program of Education for Pharmacists, Drug Store 
Managers and Retail Drug Clerks 

Sponsored by the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association in Cooperation with the 
North Carolina State Department of Education 

Would you like to know more about incompatibilities of the newer remedies or the 
new psj'chology as applied to selling? Have you informed yourself about modern drug 
store mercliandising methods and kept up with recent developments in vitamin therapy? 
Why is the semi-open prescription case being more widely adopted and what are some of 
the ways of increasing the average sale? If you are interested in such cpiestions as these, 
you will be interested in the vocational training program now being planned for i/o«. 

On November 30, 1940, President Joseph Hollingsworth of the N. C. P. A. appointed 
Professor I. W. Rose as Chairman of the State Advisory Committee on Distributive 
Education for the Drug Industry of North Carolina and thus set the wheels in motion 
for the Association to participate in one of tlie most practical and needed educational 
programs ever offered in this State. Chairman Rose, Acting-Dean of the State Universit.v 
School of Pharmacy, will be assisted in ])romoting this program by the following pharma- 
cists : Ralpli Rogers of Durham, Paul Bissette of Wilson, Phil Gattis of Raleigh and 
Roger McDuffie of Greensboro. T. Carl Brown, State Supervisor of Distributive Education 
in North Carolina, will act as a coordinator in setting up the training program. 

Prior to the appointment of the Committee on Distril»utive Education b.y President 
Hollingsworth, the program had received unanimous approval by the North Carolina 
Board of Pharmacy and the N. C. P. A. Executive Committee. 

The State Advisory Committee, with assistance from the State Supervisor of Distribu- 
tive Education, tentatively plans to cmi)loy an itinerant instructor who will conduct a 
training program at various points throughout North Carolina for two groups: (1) 
Pharmacists and managers of drug stores and (2) Employed sales peoi)le. Funds for this 
instructional iirogram will be provided by the State of Nortii Carolina and the Federal 
government under the George-Deen Act, passed by Congress in l!'3(i, effective in 1937. 

Druggists in the State will be expected to: 

(1) Cooperate in setting ui» local programs in accordance with the instructor's 
itinerary. 

(2) Attend classes as regularly as possible. 

(3) Assist in selecting topics to be discussed in the series of ten to twenty lessons 
periods. 

(A) Take an active part in class discussions. 

(5) Each i)erson enrolling in the course will pa.v a small registration fee, not over 
i $1.00 for the series of programs. This will be used in matching State and Federal funds 

to pa.v the instructor's salary. 
\ Arrangements are being made to reach all drug stores in tlie State by planning a 

series of itineraries which the instructor will follow from year to year. Druggists from 
isolated places will have to travel a few miles but in no case will this distance be so 



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great as to work a hardship on him or his clerk. A maximum of 20 will be enrolled in 
each group to stimulate class discussions. If more than 20 Avish to enroll in a particular 
town, additional groups will be formed. Classes will be held at night unless the local 
grouij i^refers some other time. During the day the instructor will visit drug stores 
located in the immediate vicinity and cooperate with the owners and their sales force in 
promoting the profession of pharmacy. 

The need for training in the field of distributive occupations is surprisingly great. 
In tlie fields of industry, production costs have been steadily declining because of more 
efficient methods and practices. But in the field of distribution the cost of doing business 
has increased 50% during the past 30 years. The Twentieth Century Fund, after exten- 
sive research, states that 59c of the consumer dollar goes to pay the costs of distribution. 
This does not mean that retailers are getting rich. On the contrary there is a 100% 
turnover in retail business every ten years, because tlie business is not profitable or has 
failed. The problem of increasing the efficiency of selling and merchandising personnel 
is a most important one, particularly under modern conditions of shorter hours and higher 
wages, demands for increased and better service by the consumer, and increased taxes. 

A customer comes into your drug store and says, "Oh, I am getting the worst cold, and 
I ache all over, and I feel terrible. What can you give me to break it up?" If he insisted 
on treating himself, would you suggest some certain remedy, or place several before him 
and let him make the selection himself? Why do some of the chain drug stores make it a 
rule to place the soda fountain against the outside wall and wliat are some of tlie 
departments of the drug store that may be grouped together to advantage"? What would 
your answer be? Which of the commonly used biological products sold in the drug store 
are used for active, and which for passive immunization? What are we to do about the 
thousands of new remedies? These and similar questions will be discussed by the instructor 
with the class once the program is actively under way in your section of the State. 

The success of this program in North Carolina will be determined largely by the 
interest which you and your fellow pharmacist manifest in the work. The combined 
efforts and cooperation of North Carolina pharmacists will make a success of this program 
— are you willing to do your share? Write me as soon as possible giving me your per- 
sonal reaction to this educational program designed to give you a wider outlook and a 
Ijetter understanding' of many new developments in the field of pharmacy. — W. J. Smith. 



The T. M. A.— A Worthy 
Organization 

At the request of the N. C. P. A. Execu- 
tive Committee t^^e officers of the T. M. A., 
composed of C. H. Smith, Presicjent; N. 
B. Moury, Vice-President; J. F Goodrich, 
Secretary-Treasurer, and Mrs. Louise Jones, 
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, mailed an at- 
tractive folder listing the members of this 
organization, now numbering nearly 200, to 
every drug store in North Carolina. _ 

The T. M. A. is a valuable part of the 
N. C. P. A. Each year they contribute their 
time and their money to make the annual 
meeting of the Association a more success- 
ful one. This past spring they staged a 
splendid banquet in Charlotte and handled 
one of the largest groups ever to assemble 
at a state pharmaceutical association meet- 
ing. 

If you enjoy the banquets which the T. 
M. A. stage each year and appreciate the 
] art they have played in the growth of the 
Association, refer to your folder and give 
the T. M. A. members a break when you 
need merchandise. If vour salesman's name 



doesn't appear in the list, suggest he affiliate 
with t'e organization at once. Any of the 
above-mentioned officers will be glad to take 
his application. 



Notice 

The names of the first 100 members 
to send in their 1941 dues to the 
Pharmaceutical Association will be 
published in the February issue of the 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. A 
new certificate of membership has 
been adopted by the Executive Com- 
mittee to be issued annually and will 
be mailed you immediately upon re- 
ceipt of your dues payment. 

The pharmaceutical emblem on the 
new certificate was designed by 
Philip Suttlemyre, son of P. J. Suttle- 
myre, Hickory. After your certificate 
arrives display it in a prominent 
place; let your customers know you 
are proud to be a part of organized 
pharmacy. 



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Reamer Elected Local Secretary 

The Executive Couimittee of the Associa- 
tion and the Directors of the Durham Drug 
Club announce the election of I. T. Reamer 
as Local Secretary for the 1941 annual 
meeting of the North Carolina Pharmaceu- 
tical Association in Durham. Convention 
headquarters and the exact dates of the 
meeting will be announced in a later issue 
of the Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. 

Mr. Reamer is Chief Pharmacist at Duke 
Hospital and is well known to the members 
of the N. C. P. A., having served as Chair- 
man of the Committee on Practical Phar- 
macy and Dispensing for a number of years. 
He is splendidly qualified for the task which 
has been assigned him. If his work as 
President of the Durliam Drug Club can 
be taken as a criterion, the success of the 
next annual meeting of the Association can 
be assured. 



T. T. REAMER 
of Durham 



Mathematical Wizards 

W. H. Tliornton of Newton, S. M. Pur- 
cell of Salisliury, H. D. Cradford of Swan- 
nanoa, R. J. Darden of Clinton, M. V. 
Williams and H. M. Cooke, Jr. of Winston- 
Salem rang the Ijell this month by solving 
the December problem. 

Since the Journal has been requested to 
publish the solution to the problem in each 
succeeding issue, the i)rol)lem which we car- 
ried in t'.'.e last issue is printed below with 
its solution : Problem : The syru])y e.xtract 
(if nux vomica is found to contain 4.5% of 
stryd nine and 20% moisture. How much 
milk sugar must be added to 600 Gms. of 
tl e extract in order to yield a product which 
after drying will contain 5% of strychnine? 

Solution: If tlie moisture amounts to 
2(1%, the yield of dry extract is 80% of 
GOO Gms. 

100% : 80% :: fidd fim. : (x)480Gm. 

The strength of the dry extract is greater 
than 4.5%, Hence — 

480 : 600 Gm. :: 4..') : (x) 5.(525 

If the strength of this dry extract is to 
be lowered- from 5.625 per cent to 5 per cent, 
the extract must be diluted to — 



5% : 5.625% :: 480 Gm. : (x) 540 Gm. 

To dilute the extract from 480 Gm. to 
540 Gm., 60 Gm. of milk sugar must be 
added. 

1941 — A Legislative Year 

Shortly after you receive this issue of 
the Journal the N. C. P. A. Legislative 
Committee will meet to consider legislation 
having a bearing on pharmacy in this 
State. The proposed prophylactic bill will 
be discussed at this meeting as well as a 
number of other bills which have already 
been brouglit to the attention of various 
members of the Committee. 

If j-ou have legislation which you believe 
desirable to introduce in the next General 
Assembly, write the Chairman of the Com- 
mittee, Paul Thompson of Fairmont, so 
that he may bring it to the attention of the 
group. In addition to Chairman Thompson, 
the following persons have been appointed 
bj- President Hollingsworth to serve on the 
Legislative Committee this year: J. G. 
Beard, Chapel Hill; R. A. McDuffie, Greens- 
boro; M. B. Melvin, Raleigh; Ralph P. 
Rogers, Durham; Paul Bissette, Wilson and 
C. C. Fordham, Jr., Greensboro. 



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Executive Committee Honors 
Miss Alice Noble 

In recognition of her nineteen years of 
loyal and efficient work for the Association, 
the N. C. P. A. Executive Committee gave 
a testimonial dinner in honor of Miss Alice 
Noble at the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, on 
the night of December 2. The guests of 
honor included Miss Noble's father, Dr. M. 
C. S. Noble, 85-year-old professor emeritus ; 
President Prank P. Graham, and the 
honoree's closest Chapel Hill friends. 

C. C. Fordham, Jr., a life-long friend of 
Miss Noble, presided as toastmaster and 
President Hollingsworth, speaking for the 
members of the Association, presented her 
a handsome set of three pieces of luggage 
purchased with contributions sent to the 
Committee by druggists from all over the 
State. High tributes were paid Miss Noble 
who was presented as "Knowing more drug- 
gists than any other woman in North Caro- 
lina." 

The toastmaster called on President 
Graham, who is not only a life-long friend 
of the Noble family, but whose father, 
Doctor Alexander Graham, was a contem- 
porary and close friend of Dr. Noble. Pay- 
ing tribute to the guest of honor, President 
Graham sketched the growth of the School 
of Pharmacy under the late Dean Vernon 
Howell and Dean Beard, and told how Miss 
Noble had worked indefatigably and shared 
in its growth. 

Acting-Dean I. W. Rose read the follow- 
ing letter from Dean Beard who is away 
on a leave of absence : 

The Banquet Group, 
Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Dear Friends: 

I am happy over the fact that the Exec- 
utive Committee has made itself the agency 
through which the druggists of the State 
may express their appreciation to Miss 
Alice Noble for her many years of useful 
service to organized pharmacy in North 
Carolina, and I am using this occasion to 
send her a "banquet greeting" as well as 
assurance of my personal and official grati- 
tude. 

Perhaps no one else is in a position quite 
so well as I to evaluate the quality of Miss 



Noble's efforts because she and I were sort 
of partners in the work of the Association 
and hence I could and did watch her ener- 
gies flowing freely, conscientiously, happily, 
and effectively into her phase of the job. 
There were times, busy times, when I feared 
that her health would break under the strain 
and I frequently asked her to go home for 
needed rest, but if the work needed her she 
consistently refused to quit until her share 
in the enterprise was completed. I would 
like to be there tonight to witness and to 
participate in the outflowing of appreciation 
for her loyal services over almost two dec- 
ades, but I will at least journey there in 
spirit and say "Thank you sincerely, Alice, 
for a hard task worthily performed." 

To the others who are assembled for the 
occasion I send cordial greetings and the 
hope that the Christmas season will be a 
merry one and that the New Year will 
bring all of you good cheer, good health, 
and happy days. 

Sincerely, 
(Signed) GROVER BEARD. 

Miss Noble, in her response expressed 
appreciation of the privilege of working 
with Dean Beard and the pharmacists of the 
State, and paid especial tribute to the State 
Association. The following toast to the 
Association concluded her talk : 
Your years have been many; your achieve- 
ments of the best. 
In service to pharmacy you have met many 

a stern test 
Here's wishing you now prosperity with- 
out end 
I give you the Association — a tried and 
true friend. 

The entire expense of the banquet was 
borne by members of the Executive Com- 
mittee which is composed of Joe Hollings- 
worth, Mount Airy; C. C. Fordham, Jr., 
Greensboro; Ralph Rogers, Durham; Paul 
Bissette, "Wilson; Phil D. Gattis, Raleigh; 
P. J. Suttlemyre, Hickory ; and W. J. Smith, 
Chapel Hill. 

"In decorations and gastronomieally it 
was the most perfect dinner I ever attended 
at the Inn," one of the guests told a re- 
porter of The Chapel Hill Weekly who in- 
quired about the affair next day. 




TESTi:\rONIAL DINNER GIVEN IN HONOR OF MISS ALICE NOBLE 
Seated at the head of the table from lei't to right are N. C. P. A. President Joe 
HolliugsAvorth, Miss Alice Noble, Toastmaster C. C. Fordhain, Jr., Mrs. Fordham and 
President Frank Graham of the State University. Due to the unusual large size talile a 
number of attending guests do not appear in the above picture. 



I Thank You With All My Heart 

I wish very sincerely that I knew liow to thank each of you for all of your kindnesses 
to nie during tlie long time that I have been a part of North Carolina Pharmacy. For 
)nore than nineteen years you have done so many thoughtful things for me and have 
extended to me so many courtesies that I will never be able to thank you sufficiently or 
to show you how grateful I am that 1 have such friends. 

May I also express my apjireciation to the Executive Committee for the wonderful 
banquet they gave me recently- as well as to say how deeply moved I was over the com- 
plimentary remarks that were made about me. I also want to express my gratitude to 
every one of the pharmacists who contributed to the beautiful gift that Avas presented to 
me at the banquet. Your generosity and tlioughtfulness simply overwhelmed me and I 
tliank you from tlie bottom of my heart. 1 know the banquet was the very loveliest party 
tliat has ever been given in Chajiel Hill and no one has ever possessed a more useful or a 
handsomer gift than my beautiful "Tufraw" luggage. The evening was really Thanks- 
giving and Christmas all rtilled into one. I shall never forget it. It was the very liai)j)iest 
and nicest day of my life. I do wish I knew how to exjiress my a])])reciation. T wish I 
knew who contributed to the present so that I might thank eacii one ]iersonally. 1 shall 
treasure my wonderful present always and I shall never cease to l)e grateful that I have 
such kind and sincere friends. 

I cannot let this opportunity go Viy without wishing for you — one and all — the happiest 
New Year imaginable — a year full of the blessings that make life worth while. I hope that 
T may see each of you often during the year. Please be sure to come down home when- 
ever your paths lead in this direction. I think of you often and maj- I say just once 
again — here's to each and every one of you! — Alice Xohlr. 



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Greensboro Drug Club Declares War 

— Attacks Turkey on Night of 

December 6 

Seventy members and guests of the 
Greensboro Drug Clul) met in that city on 
the night of December 6 to participate in a 
well-organized program and to enjoy a 
delicious home-cooked turkey supper. Ealph 
J. Sykes, President of the Club, presided 
over the meeting with the capable assistance 
of Roger McDuffie and Carolyn Cox, Secre- 
tary-Treasurer of the local drug organiza- 
tion. 

President Joe Hollingsworth of the State 
Association spoke to the assembled group 
about the Merchandising Clinic recently 
held in Asheville and announced that plans 
were already being made for the next an- 
nual meeting of the N. C. P. A. in Durham. 
The new educational training program for 
pharmacists and drug clerks sponsored by 
the Association with the cooperation with 
the State Department of Education was ex- 
plained by W. J. Smith. 

Mrs. E. J. Sykes and Mrs. S. L. Jones 
were presented with handsome gifts from 
Southern Dairies for having been married 
longer than anyone else present — 32 years. 
The youngest bride, Mrs. J. W. Finch, re- 
ceived a gift from Clover Brand Dairies. Of 
the ladies present Mrs. Wesley Coble had 
the youngest baby, 3 years old, and Avas 
awarded a valuable prize. 

Following this feature of the program 
Roger McDuffie announced he had several 
valuable prizes to be presented the winner 
of the next contest: Make a one minute 
speech, recite a poem or sing a song. R. J. 
Sykes, Roger McDuffie, J. T. Usher, R. W. 
Coble and A. G. Poindexter tested their 
voices — .both major and minor — on the au- 
dience while S. L. Jones, I. O. Wilkinson, 
Carolyn Cox and L. D. Russell tested their 
oratorical abilities. Sam McFalls and W. 
J. Smith recited poems. The Committee on 
Prizes announced Sam McFalls had won 
first prize with his poem and was awarded 
a bottle of 500 Seconal (the bottle was 
later discovered to be filled with empty pink 
capsules with mercury added for weight — 



Roger McDuffie is supposed to be the perpe- 
trator of this hoax). The remaining four 
prizes (genuine) contributed by Arlington 
and Winthrop Chemical Companies were 
presented to A. G. Poindexter, J. T. Usher, 
S. L. Jones and L. D. Russell. 

Mrs. Frank Hayes and Mrs. A. G. Poin- 
dexter tied for first place on the quiz pro- 
gram conducted by Jimmy Gates by cor- 
rectly answering 18 out of a possible 20 
questions dealing with Christmas. They 
were awarded prizes with the compliments 
of Hollingsworth Candy Company and 
Buffalo Dairies. Typical question: What 
parasite (mistletoe) is generally found in 
the home at Christmas? Typical answer: 
Bill collectors. 

At tl.e conclusion of the meeting a prize 
drawing was held with the following win- 
ners: M. G. Morris, S. W. Frontis. P. A. 
Hayes, A. G. Poindexter, M. D. Moury, Boyd 
Dick, Herbert Cole, H. L. Walker, S. L. 
Jones, Mr. Sirmons and Mrs. Ed. Sehorn. 
The following individuals and firms donated 
merchandise for distribution during the 
meeting: The Coca Cola Company, Justice 
Drug Company, The Harrell Company, 
George Jennings ( Wrigley gum ) , Harvey 
Essex (Beechnut gum), Mr. Ferrell (Liggett 
& Myers cigarettes), Walter Joyce (Cliff 
Weil cigars), Leon Edwards (Bennett- 
Llewellyn cigars), Arlington Chemical Com- 
pany (Arl-Caps and Peptonoids), Southern 
Dairies, Winthrop Chemical Company, Clover 
Brand Dairies, BufPalo Dairies and Hollings- 
worth Candy Company. 

Bissette Elected President 

Paul B. Bissette, prominent druggist of 
Wilson and member of the N. C. P. A. Exec- 
utive Committee, was elected President of 
the Wilson Chamber of Commerce to suc- 
ceed John N. Hackney at a recent meeting 
of the board of directors. In addition to 
tills honor Mr. Bissette has been appointed 
to the State Advisory Committee on Dis- 
tributive Education for the Drug Industry 
of North Carolina by President Hollings- 
worth. 

Congratulations, Paul, for a successful 
vear of work. — W. J. S. 



The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 



Report of the Women's Auxiliary of 

the Charlotte Pharmaceutical 

Association 

:\Iis. Philip Van Every 
Corresponding Secretary 

Our first night meeting: Bain fell steadily, 
and the night was cold and messy, but we 
had a nice crowd and a grand time. 

Our president wore that red hat again 
an enjoyed herself thoroughly. She sug- 
gested our extending invitations to druggist 
and traveling men's wives in nearby towns 
to join our association. And now a com- 
mittee is busy at work doing that very 
thing, and we're so thrilled over it — more 
the merrier. We want them to join us, and 
are eagerly looking forward to the results. 

Always up to something, we've plans for 
a Oristmas get-to-gether with our husbands. 
/ can't wait! 

Mrs. Myrth Kraus, who joined us this 
time, is the wife of the pharmacist, at the 
Xew Charlotte Memorial Hospital. 

The roll was called and we noticed Mrs. 
J. M. Still looking perky and smart in red, 
green, and brown. Her husband is a sales- 
man for Winthrop Chemical Company, and 
they're a grand pair. 

Mrs. E. S. Everett looked smart in black 
and had a "sassy" red hankie tucked in her 
pocket. 

On our left was a regular bex-j' of lovelj' 
girls seated together. Mrs. C. W. Hagood, 
Mrs. L. S. Bonney, Mrs. E. D. Butler, Mrs. 
J. \V. Bennick, and Mrs. Leslie Barnliardt, 
would have done credit to Vogue. 

All around the room, each looked wonder- 
ful. 

We did not see :Mrs. C. H. Smith. This 
was the very first time she's ever missed. 

"Also miss-you's" to some of our stand- 
bys, Mrs. Verner Stanley, Mrs. H. C. Greene, 
Mrs. J. K. Civil, Mrs. P. W. Delaney, Mrs. 
E. F. Rimmer and others. 

When Mrs. D. Clyde Lisk's name was 
called, someone answered, "Her husband's 
off tonight, so she stayed home." And, 
there you have the way we wives feel to- 
wards our druggist and traveling-men hus- 
bands. 



A Free Offer 

January is inventory time. Every drug- 
gist should take an inventory. That is why 
this message is one of more than ordinary 
importance. Merchandise on your shelves 
is the equivalent of cash. Without an in- 
ventory you have no record of invested capi- 
tal ; therefore, it is impossible to determine 
the return per dollar, the most important 
thing in the drug business. Inventory re- 
veals dead and moribund stock — idle dollars. 
It brings to light merchandise likely to be 
overlooked. It is a check on insurable 
values. It establishes the basis of claims 
in case of a fire. It takes the guesswork 
out of tax reports and provides the basis for 
a loan. It is a key to gross margin. You 
may be operating at a profit, but that profit 
may be represented by accumulations of un- 
sold merchandise. You may be buying at a 
faster rate than you are selling or you may 
be selling at a faster rate than you are 
buying. An inventory offers the basis for 
finding out. A profit and loss statement 
well interpreted is all revealing but com- 
paratively few druggists are in a position 
to read the story that it tells. That is why 
it should be of interest to every retail drug- 
gist to follow u]) the offer of Eli Lilly and 
Company to interpret profit and loss state- 
ments of druggists without cost or obliga- 
tion of any kind and in strict confidence. 

How to Proceed 

First write Eli Lilly and Company, Box 
em, Indianapolis, and ask for i)rinted forms 
on which to submit your figures. Fill in the 
information required. Mail to Eli Lilly 
and Company. In due course you will re- 
ceive information about your own business 
and the successful operation of a drug store 
that would require years of time and effort 
to learn otherwise — that is, what thousands 
of others are doing and the results they ob- 
tain. Helpful information is l)rought to 
you without any cost and you need not even 
sign your own name providing a mailing 
address is sujjplied. Why not take a<ivan- 
tage of this liberal offer as soon as your in- 
ventory is completed? 



The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 




H. c. McAllister 

of Chapel Hill 



Reference Books — An Essential Part 
of Drug Store Equipment 

H. C. McAllister 

It is relatively unimportant, in fact, un- 
desirable to store a host of scientific facts 
in our minds. However, it is important that 
the pharmacist know where and how to 
quickly locate information once the necessity 
arises. This was the advice given to a 
group of his students by the late Doctor 
Francis P. Venable. No truer statement 
could be made concerning the everyday 
practice of Pharmacy. With the great va- 
riety of subjects which the pharmacist is 
called upon to furnish accurate informa- 
tion, it is essential he have on hand an ade- 
quate number of pharmaceutical reference 
books. 

I spilled ink on a white linen skirt. What 
shall I do? What is the antidote for shoe 
polish? I have a patient who just drank 
a bottle of Tincture of Iodine. Will starch 
counteract its action? What shall I dip 
pine cones in to make them burn with a 
red flame? How much does it cost to send 
a package to the Canal Zone? Such ques- 
tions are asked pharmacists every day. Are 
you able to answer them satisfactorily? You 
should be as it is a service that is expected 
of the pharmacist and, incidentally, one 
which pays dividends if handled properly-. 

In case you are one of those conscientious 
persons who is not satisfied with the job 
he is doing along this line and would like 
to improve it, there is listed below some 
very valuable aids which will help you in 
this work. In making up this list it is taken 
for granted that each pharmacy has the lat- 
est revision of the National Formulary and 
the Pharmacopoeia of the United States. 
The accompanying list is not an exhaustive 



one but is representative of the most im- 
portant subjects. 

THE pharmaceutical RECEIPE BOOK II. 
This book contains formulae and methods of 
preparation for products of nine classes: Phar- 
maceutical, hospital, dental, laboratory reagents, 
veterinary, i)hotographic, cosmetic, flavoring ex- 
tracts, technical and miscellaneous formulae. 
Price $5.00. Published by the American Phar- 
maceutical Association, 2215 Constitution Ave., 
Washington, D. C. 

modern drug encyclopedia and ther- 
apeutic GUIDE, 2nd EDITION. Tliis book 
contains formulae, descriptions, indications, 
doses, how packaged, by whom manufactured 
and other salient information concerning new 
and modern preparations. It is supplemented 
free every three months. Published by the 
American Journal of Surgery, Inc., 49 W. 45th 
St., N. Y. City. 

EPITOME OF THE NATIONAL FORMULARY 
AND THE U. S. P. A description of the 
action, doses and modes of administration of 
drugs and preparations contained in the N. F. 
and the U. S. P. It is especially prepared 
for use by physicians. Published by The 
American Medical Association. 535 N. Dear- 
born Street, Chicago, 111. Price 60c. 

NEW AND NON-OFFICIAL REMEDIES. A 
description of contents, action, uses and doses 
of non-official proprietary preparations that are 
accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and 
Chemistry. Published annually by the Ameri- 
can Medical Association, 535 N. Dearborn St., 
Chicago, 111. Price $1.00. 

GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR. COLLEGES, 2nd 
EDITION. By H. T. Briscoe. Published by 
Houghton-Mifflin Company, Inc., New York, 
N. Y. Price $3.75. 

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY by Frank Whitmore. 
Published by D. Van Nostrand Co.. Inc., New 
York, N. Y. Price $7.50. 

MATERIA MEDICA, PHARMACOLOGY AND 
THERAPEUTICS by W. A. Bastedo. 4th Edi- 
tion. A textbook on the action, use and dose 
of drugs. Published by W. A. Saunders Co. 
of Philadelphia, Pa. Price $6.50. 

A TEXTBOOK ON PHARMACOGNOSY, by F. 
W, Youngken, 4th Edition. This book treats 
of the history, commerce, collection, selection, 
identification, valuation and preservation of 
crude drugs and other raw materials of vege- 
table and animal origin. Published by B. 
Blakeston & Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Price $7.00. 

REMINGTON'S PRACTICE OF PHARMACY, 
8th Edition. A commentary on the U. S. P. 
and N. F. as well as a textbook on Pharmacy. 
Published by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. 
Pa. Price "$10.00. 

THE ART OF COMPOUNDING by W. L. Sco- 
ville and J. L. Powers. A textbook on dis- 
pensing pharmacy containing discussions of dis- 
pensing methods, incompatibilities and methods 
of overcoming them. Published by B. Blake- 
ston & Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Price $4.75. 

BACTERIOLOGY AND SANITARY' SCIENCE 
FOR STUDENTS IN PHARMACY by L. Ger- 
shenfeld. A textbook on the above sub,iects. 
Published by Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, 
Pa. Price $4.50. 

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Eeprodueed below is a letter forwarded 
to the Journal, by The Davis Pharmacy of 
Williamston at the request of the Creo- 
mulsion Company of Atlanta, Georgia. The 
letter is in replj- to one written to the Com- 
jiany by D. R. Davis of Williamston and 
l)ub]ished in the December issue of this iiul)- 
lication. — Ed. 

November 2-5, 1940. 

Davis Pharmacy, 
Williamston, N. C. 

Gentlemen : 

We have your letter of November 22 with 
reference to the blotters mailed by us re- 
cently to physicians and are glad to assure 
you that we do not actively solicit physicians 
and we make no special effort at all to get 
physicians to dispense Creomulsion. We do 
have a mail campaign with physicians every 
fall and out of this we have noticed favor- 
able reaction on the part of physicians re- 
sulting in an increasing number of prescrip- 
tions written by them for patients to l)e 
filled bj- retail druggists. In the course of 
this campaign we have sold two or three 
orders each year to physicians either direct 
or through wholesale druggists but we are 
confident from all that we have seen of the 
campaign that there is a great deal more 
good resulting for retail druggists from the 
campaign than the inconsequential harm 
that maj' be done in the two or three in- 
stances where physicians have purchased it 
for dispensing direct to their patients. 

This gallon package of Creomulsion is not 
sold to wholesalers for them to retail to the 
trade but is handled only as a droj) ship- 
ment item by us. Accordingly we know 
where every gallon has gone that has been 
sold. No gallon has up to this time in the 
many years we have conducted this cam- 
jjaign been sold to a dispensing physician in 
the State of North Carolina. We do not 
know whether you have had any prescrip- 
tions from physicians as a result of this 
campaign or not but many retail druggists 
in North Carolina have sold large quantities 
of Creomulsion as a result of i)rescriptions 
that have come from this doctor cami)aign. 
In addition to this we advertise in every 
daily newspaper in your state and most of 
the better weeklies in your state as well. 
We are definitelj' working for a Ijetter and 



more profitable movement of Creomulsion 
through retail druggists and we feel sure 
that you will appreciate this information we 
have given you and our assurance that we 
are not working against you but that we are 
working to the best of our ability at all 
times for your best interest. 

In view of the fact that you sent a copy 
of your letter to the Carolina Journal op 
Pharmacy we should appreciate your send- 
ing the extra copy of this letter which we 
enclose to them. 

Cordially yours, 
CREOMULSION COMPANY, 
W. K. Rivers, 

Secretary. 

Thomas A. Brennan Elected 
Vice-President 

The Norwich Pharmaeal Company an- 
nounces the election of Mr. Thomas A. Bren- 
nan to a Vice-Presidency in the Company. 

Mr. Brennan started his career with Nor- 
wich in 1915 as a salesman in Kansas City, 
Mo. He became Manager of the Kansas 
City Division in 1924 and Manager of the 
Chicago Division in 1938. 

He is now Manager of the West Central 
Division with territory under his supervision 
extending from Michigan to New' ^lexico, 
with headquarters in Chicago. 

Also announced is the advancement of 
Mr. Herbert R. Anderson, Avho became As- 
sistant Manager of the West Central Divi- 
sion and the advancement of Mr. R. Roy 
Wolfe, who will be the Assistant Manager 
of the Northern Division. 

A. Ph. A. Officers-Elect for 1941-1942 

The Board of Canvassers of the American 
I'harmaceutical Association, composed of R. 
C. Wilson, Chairman, University of Georgia, 
Athens, Georgia, L. C. Camp and T. C. Mar- 
shall of Atlanta, Georgia, have announced, 
as the result of the mail ballot for the 
officers of the Association, the election of 
the following : 

President-Elect B. V. Christensen 

First Vice-President J. K. Attwood 

Second Vice-President L. W. Rowe 

Members-Elect of (r_ l. Swain 

tlie Council / p_ h. Co-stello 

(f. E. Bibbins 



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T. M. A. PAGE 



J. E. Treadwell 
Raleigh 



Reporters 

N. B. Moury 
Greensboro 



C. H. Smith 
Charlotte 



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W. B. Powers, 466 West Main Street, 
Danville, Va., is now representing Eli Lilly 
in North Carolina. His territory is along 
the Virginia line from Oxford to Leaksville. 
Mr. Powers had been with Patterson Drug 
Company of Danville for 14 years before 
going with Lilly. 

All of you boys who were unable to at- 
tend the Scott's Pow'-Wow were greatly 
missed. We had a nice party and thanks 
to Scott Drug Co. 

Floyd Franklin Potter, representative for 
Lehn and Fink, was married to Miss Uly- 
deen Davis of Charlotte on November 28. 
Congratulation to you both. 

To all druggists who like fishing: Call 
on Mr. Tyson, the Sharpe & Dohme repre- 
sentative who headquarters in Rocky Mount. 
This man is an authority on fishing. He 
goes fishing, never drops a hook, never 
catches a fish, but still can tell you how 
to catch them. Better luck next time Mr. 
Tyson. 

R. L. Common, Eastman Kodak represen- 
tative in North Carolina, recently had an 
automobile accident near Albemarle. Mr. 
Common was not hurt but a hundred and 
fifty dollars damage was done to the car. 

P. C. Day who represents Jergens Wood- 
bury recently returned from Tennessee 
where he was called by the death of his 
mother and serious illness of his father. 
We are glad to report that his father is 
recovering satisfactorily. 



Wedding bells have been ringing a lot 
recently. R. A. Drake who represents Ansco 
Film Co. was married not so long ago and 
has been transferred to Atlanta. We miss 
you, Bob, and are sorry you and Mrs. 
Drake could not remain in Charlotte. 

Ray Sills, the Rit Peddler, recently spent 
a week-end with Seixas Milner and got an 
opportunity to try out his newly purchased 
two hundred dollar set of golf clubs. 

Ralph Garrard, Coca-Cola Company, has 
been transferred to Atlanta. 

G. W. Baan with Veldown Company, head- 
quarters in Charlotte, was recently married 
to Miss Ira Shelton of Newton. 

Since the wedding bells have quit ringing 
and we look around for more news — saw 
Joe Wear, Hudnut's Joe, and he didn't seem 
so happy. Mrs. Wear and Little Joe had 
gone to Kentucky for several days to visit 
his family. 

S. H. Jewell, Burroughs & Welcome, was 
recently transferred to Charlotte and is mak- 
ing 1 is home in the McMillan Apts., on Dil- 
worth Road. 

R. W. Collette, Jr., of Mocksville started 
detailing for the Hart Drug Corporation of 
Miami on October 28. We welcome him in 
this territory. 

We were fortunate to have R. D. Rainey 
as guest speaker at a recent monthly meet- 
ing of the Charlotte Drug Travelers. Mr. 
Rainey is editor of the Southeastern Drug 
Journal. 



Object of the T. M. A.: Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of 
Good Fellowship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina. 



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- LEGAL SECTION | 

Frederick O. Bowman, LL.B., Editor, Chapel Hill, N. C. 






Reminders for the Year 1941 

Everj' EetaiJ Druggist is Eequireil Ijy Law : 

1. To register his drug store or i:)harniaey 
with the State Board of Pharmacy and ob- 
tain a permit to conduct same on or before 
January 1, 1941. 

2. To renew his license as a pliarmacist 
with the State Board of Pharmacy, on or 
before January 1, 1941. (After March 1, 
a penalty of $5.00 must be paid.) 

3. To keep his certificate of registration, 
his 1941 drug store permit, and his 1941 
renewal license conspicuously displayed in 
the store at all times. 

4. To keep three separate prescription 
files, namely: (a) a regular file, (b) a 
narcotic file, and (c) a venereal file. 

5. To keep a record of the sales of all 
"Hypnotic Drugs" dispensed at his store. 

6. To keep a Poison Register in which 
shall be recorded the sales of all the so- 
called "Register Poisons." 

7. To keep a complete and accurate rec- 
ord of the sales of all semi-narcotic prep- 
arations, classed by the Federal Law as 
"Exempt Preparations." 

8. To keep a record of the sales of all 
proprietary remedies for venereal diseases, 
and make a report of such sales weekly to 
th State Board of Health. 

9. To pay to the State Department of 
Revenue, Raleigh, N. C, the following ])rivi- 
h'ge taxes on or before June 1, 1941, (a) 
cigarette tax, (b) sandwich tax, (c) soda 
fountain tax of $10.00 per draft arm, to- 
gether with such other iJiivilcge taxes for 
which he is liable. 

10. To pay to the State Department of 
Revenue the 3 per cent sales tax on his total 
gross sales, except upon ])rescriptions and 
tlie other drugs and medicines that are 
manufactured, mixed, or processed. Com- 
plete records must be kejit of all sales, 
and a return together with check for the 
amount of tax due, must be sent to the 



Revenue Department on or before the 15th 
of each month for the preceding month's 
transactions. The collection of the sales 
tax is mandatory and must be collected in 
accordance with the Uniform Tax Schedule 
promulgated Ijy the Commissioner of Reve- 
nue. 

11. To pay to the city or town in whii.li 
his business is located at the time fixed for 
the payment thereof, the following taxes: 
(a) cigarette tax, (b) sandwich tax, (c) 
soda fountain tax of one-half the amount 
paid to the State, together with such other 
privilege taxes as are legally imposeil by 
the governing bodies of cities and towns. 

12. To re-register with the United States 
Collector of Internal Revenue, Greensboro, 
N. C, on or before July 1, 1941, as a retail 
dealer in narcotic drugs and preparations 
thereof (Classes 3 and 5), and to keep the 
certificate of such registration jjosted in his 
pla e of business at all times. 

13. To file income tax returns on or be- 
fore March 15, 1941, and pay income taxes 
to both State and Federal Governments, if 
any are due; to pay personal and real 
jiroperty taxes, old age pension, social se- 
curity taxes, automobile taxes, special 
school taxes, and all other taxes as may 
l)e imposed legally at the time fixed by law 
for the ])ayment of same. 

Fair Trade Prices 

Burroughs Wellcome & Co. (U. S. A.) Inc. 

.Viinoiinces that tlieir jiroduct "Tabloid" 
"Kmpirin" Compound, tlie estal)lished price 
for one dozen, whether sold in original con- 
tainers, in bulk or on ))rescription is not 

to lie hclow 2H cents. 

The Norwich Pharmacal Company 

Miiiimuiii Fair 
Full Price Trade Price 
Norforms (i's $ .60 $ .49 

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North Carolina Nexus Notes 



T. Q. Owens, who has been connected with 
the Edgecombe Drug Co. of Tarboro for the 
past ten years, has accepted a position witli 
the Eosemary Drug Company of Eoanoke 
Eapids. 

New fixtures and a modern soda fountain 
have been installed in the Carswell Drug 
Store, Durham, which recently underwent 
extensive repairs. Floor space of tlie re- 
modeled store has been doubled. 

C. J. James of Hillsboro reports a fine 
trip to New York and Philadelphia where 
he attended the Army and Navy football 
game. We are wondering if Mr. James 
succeeded in spending all the two-dollar 
bills and niekles which he had been saving 
for this particular trip? 

A quantity of cigarettes was stolen from 
the College Pharmacy, Greensboro, in a re- 
cent robbery. 

Here's a coincidence : N. B. Moury, repre- 
sentative of Wampole in this State, is 
Vice-President of the T. M. A. in North 
Carolina. Wampole 's representative in 
South Carolina, Red Maxwell, is Vice-Presi- 
dent of the T. M. A. in that State. 

Harry Murrell is now connected with 
Purcell's Drug Store of Albemarle. He was 
formerly associated with the Sandhill Drug 
Co., Inc., of Southern Pines. 

Earl Tate of Lenoir has installed a fire- 
proof steel cabinet in the Lenoir Drug Store 
to protect his prescriptions. The cabinet is 
so arranged that any prescription can be 
located instantly. 

Fire on the morning of October 27 de- 
stroyed the 7-room residence of W. H. 
Creech, owner of Creech's Drug Store, Selma. 
Mr. Creech was sleeping in one of the front 
rooms but did not awake until after the 
alarm was turned in. The fire is supposed 
to have originated from defective wiring. 
The loss is estimated at $3,000, partially 
covered by insurance. 

F. 0. Garren, formerly of Asher-McAdams 
Drug Company of Burlington, is now with 
Walgreen of Greensboro. 

James W. Harrison, pharmacist with 
Salley's Drug Store of Asheville, is editor 
of "The Arc," a monthly news bulletin de- 
voted to amateur radio. 



Mrs. J. T. Caudill has accepted a position 
with the Central Drug Store, Elizabethton, 
Tennessee. 

Births 

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stowe announce the 
birth of a daughter, Sandra Louise, at the 
City Memorial Hospital, Winston-Salem, on 
December 7. Mr. Stowe is a clerk at the 
Willson Drug Store near Winston-Salem. 

Friends are congratulating Mr. and Mrs. 
W. A. Hayes of Durham on the arrival of 
Elizabeth Sue at Watts Hospital on No- 
vember 26. Mr. Hayes graduated from the 
State University School of Pharmacy in 
1937 and is connected with the Peabody 
Drug Company, Wholesale Druggists of 
Durham, at the present time. 

Weddings 

Miss Altajane Holden, oldest daughter 
of Mr. and Mrs. Tom E. Holden of Bunnell, 
Florida, recently became the bride of Mr. 
Julian Terrell Caudill, son of Dr. and Mrs. 
E. L. Caudill, of Elizabethton, Tennessee, 
at an impressive ceremony performed by 
Eev. David W. Donaldson at Oak Lawn, the 
spacious neAV Caudill home. 

The popular young couple spoke their 
nuptial vows in the parlor which was artis- 
tically decorated with arrangements of 
chrysanthemums and other fall flowers. The 
bride, a lovely brunette, wore black velvet 
with white accessories. Her corsage was of 
white chrysanthemums. 

Mrs. Caudill graduated from the State 
University School of Pharmacy this past 
June. She was a member of Chi Omega 
Sorority, Alpha Kappa Gamma honorary 
fraternity and Eho Chi scholastic frater- 
nity. For the past summer she had been 
employed as pharmacist for Joe Eeynolds, 
Inc., Clinton. 

The groom received his A.B. degree in 
political science from the University of 
North Carolina last spring. He was a mem- 
ber of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. At 
the present time he is connected with the 
tabulation department at the American 
Bemberg Corporation. 

The couple spent their honeymoon in 
North Carolina and are now located at 
Oak Lawn, Elizabethton, Tennessee 



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Deaths 
John Albert White 

John Albert White, 38, a leading citizen 
.iiid former mayor of Jonesboro, died at his 
Ihiiiie on November 30, folloAving a stroke 
nf jiaralysis which he sustained the previous 
(lay. 

The sou of the late Mr. and Mrs. John 
White of Belhaven, Mr. White graduated 
ill jiharmacy at the University of North 
( .irolina School of Pharmacy. In 1922 he 
■ rsianized the Lee Drug Company in Jones- 
1m 10, of which he was owner and oi'erator 
,it tlie time of his death. 

Mr. AMiite was a niemljer of the Method- 
ist cliurcli, the Masonic order, the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association and 
had served as town commissioner in Jones- 
boro. 

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret 
McLean White ; a daughter ; two brothers 
and four sisters. Funeral services were 
held at the home on Monday, Decoinber 2. 
Burial was in the Jonesboro cemetery. 

Journal readers will recall with regret 
the death of J. A. White of Mooresville on 
October 6. 

Roots Boost Western N. C. Trade 

Western North Carolina mountaineers are 
receiving pretty good incomes from roots. 
With imports of brier roots from European 
countries stopped by the war, pipe manu- 
facturers are buying hugh quantities of the 
roots of mountain laurel, known to many 
for its flaming blooms in the Spring. 

Several small plants are located near 
Hendersonville to work certain types of 
laurel roots into pipe bowls. The industry 
is not expected to have a serious effect on 
the growth of the laurel, since the type of 
burl in demand is comj)aratively rare. 

After the little subterranean growths are 
found, they are carried to the factories, cut 
into various size blocks resembling tlie out- 
lines of a pipe bowl. They are then boiled 
to remove the sap and dried for 30 days. 
When completely dried, the wood is so hard 
that an ordinary knife will not cut it. 

After seasoning, the blocks arc sorted 
according to size and color and sliijiped to 
pipe manufacturers. 



Fair Trade Contributions 

No. of Stores 

County Drug Stores Contributing 

Alamance 14 12 

lOO'/f Avery 1 1 

Bertie 4 3 

Buncombe 33 1 

Cabarrus 15 10 

1007( Carteret 4 4 

Cleveland 13 2 

Columbus 8 3 

Craven 8 3 

Durham 25 1 

Forsyth 31 25 

Gaston 22 12 

Granville 6 2 

Guilford 42 3 

Hoke 3 1 

Lee 7 3 

. Lincoln 4 1 

1009^ Martin 3 3 

Mitchell 4 2 

McDowell 7 4 

Orange 8 1 

Pasquotank 4 1 

Randolph 7 4 

Rockingham . 13 9 

Rowan 14 ...- 1 

1009^ Sampson 7 7 

Surry 10 9 

Wake 40 6 

Wilkes 6 2 

Wilson 13 1 

lOOf^ Union 8 8 



Bissette Drug Stores of Wilson and 

Greenville Double Gross Sales 

in Week 

Christmas joy reigned supreme this year 
in the Bissette Drug Stores of Wilson and 
Greenville, especially among the sales force. 

Paul Bissette, owner and manager of the 
Bissette Drug Stores, announced to liis sales 
force some time ago that each clerk would 
receive double salary during the last week 
of NovcmVjer providing the gross sales of 
the three stores were doubled during the 
same period. 

Double salary! What an incentive! The 
entire organization went to work — even the 
colored delivery boys were stimulated to 
solicit orders. Had Elmer Wheeler (Tested 
Selling Sentences) been around he couhl 
have picked up some good pointers in .sell- 
ing merchandise. 

Needless to say, the special sales drive 
was successful with each clerk receiving 
double his weekly salary. Congratulations 
to the entire organization. 



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Isms 

Socialism — You liave two cows, you give 
one to your neighbor. 

Communism — You have two cows, you 
give both to the government, and the gov- 
ernment gives you the milk. 

Fascism — You keep the cows, give the 
milk to the government, and the government 
sells it back to you. 

Nazism — The government shoots you and 
takes the cows. 

New Dealism — The government shoots one 
of the cows, milks the other one and pours 
the milk down the sewer. 

Capitalism — You sell one cow and buy a 
bull. 

Americanism — You keep both cows, drink 
some of the milk and eat the butter from 
some of it and sell the balance to buy new 
clothes and a new automobile. You raise 
your own bull and more cows, stay at home, 
keep out of Europe's squabbles, mind your 
own business, and live happily ever after. — 
KPA News. 

50 Gross Misbranded Prophylactics 

Seized in Wilson — Peddler 

Convicted 

City detectives of Wilson arrested John 
F. Abbott recently for selling misbranded 
prophylactic merchandise. At the time of 
the arrest 50 gross of prophylactics were 
seized and later destroyed. 

Evidence introduced during the trial re- 
vealed that the defendant had been promis- 
cuously selling the merchandise in and 
around the tobacco markets of Wilson at 
three for a dime. Abbott was adjudged 
guilty by the court and was sentenced by 
Judge Charles B. McClain to two years 
probation on payment of the costs of the 
court action. The case Avas tried under 
the labeling provisions of the recently 
enacted State Pure Food, Drug and Cos- 
metic Act. 

Red Garter Cigars Popular in 1886 

Pharmacist Doane Herring, senior mem- 
ber of Herring's Drug Store, Wilson, has a 
copy of his opening order to Gilpin and 
Company, Baltimore, in 1886. Nearly 2000 
items appear on the invoice. 

Twenty gallons of grain alcohol (pharma- 
cists used their percolators for something 
besides display those days), Bed Garter 



cigars, 200 pounds of Epsom Salts (Ic per 
pound), laudanum, bulk bandage and many 
present-day proprietary preparations appear 
on the invoice. Lamps, lamp chimneys, 
wicks and shades must have been in demand 
as a large quantity had been ordered. 

Noticeably absent from the invoice were 
vitamins, vitamin preparations. Physicians 
of the "Eighties" hadn't discovered they 
could treat their patients with the alphaltet. 



REFERENCE BOOKS 

(Continued from Page 8) 

pharmaceutical mathematics by E. 
Spease. A textbook of pharmaceutical mathe- 
matics. Published by McGraw-Hill Book Co., 
Inc., New York, N. Y. Price $1.75. 

AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID TEXT- 
BOOK. A book on iirst aid. Published by 
The Blakiston Company, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Price 60c. 

MERCKS INDEX. A condensed description of 
chemicals with formulae, test solutions, labora- 
tory reagents, chemical reactions, as well as iise 
and dose of chemical, vegetable and animal 
drugs. This book contains a host of general 
information that is useful to the pharmacist. 
Published by Merck & Co., Rahway. N. .J. 
Price $4.00. 

THE AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED MEDICAL 
DICTIONARY by W. A. N. Dolan, 18th Ed. 
A dictionary of diseases and medical terms. 
Published by W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 
Pa. Price $7.00. Thumb index $7.50. 

ACCEPTED DENTAL REMEDIES. Published 
by the American Dental Association. Chicago, 
111. Price $1.00. 



LEGAL SECTION 

(Continued from Page 11) 
Griffin Manufacturing Company, Inc. 
Fair Trade Injunction Awarded to Griffin 

The rigid Fair Trade enforcement policy 
of the Griffin Manufacturing Company, Inc., 
is again illustrated by an injunction grant- 
ed against Max Gartenberg, grocer, 1-46 
Orchard Street, New York, N. Y. 

Mr. Gartenberg consented to the injunc- 
tion, appearing in Supreme Court, Kings 
County, Brooklyn, New York, on October 
16th. 

Pal Blade Company, 595 Madison Avenue, 
New York, N. Y. 

has recently come under our Fair Trade 
Law, with the following minimum prices: 
PAL Hollow Ground Blades $ .10 $ .10 

Package of 4 blades 
PAL Hollow Ground Blades .25 .25 

Package of 10 blades 

(Effective November 1, 1940) 



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ADVERTISEMENTS 



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the protection of Policyholders our limit on a single risk in the larger 
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K\)t Carolina f ournal ot ^Ijarmatp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE 

XoRTH Carouna Pharmaceutical Association 

AT CHAPEL HILL, N. C. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 

Entered as second-clasS matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel HiU, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 

Annual Subscription, $1.00 Single Numbers, 15 Cents 

Vol. XXII FEBRUARY, 1941 No. 2 

OfiBcers of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association for 1940-41 

President, also Chairman of Executive Committee _ Joe Hollingsworth, Mt. Airy 

Secretary-Treasurer W. J. Smith, Ohapel Hill 

Secretary-Treasurer N. C. Board of Pharmacy F. W. Hancock. Oxford 

Chairman of the Legislative Committee _ Paul H. Thompson, Fairmont 

General Counsel, also Executive Secretary Pair Trade Committee F. O. Bowman, Chapel Hill 



Distributive Educational Programs 
Begin February 3 

"VY. Lee Moose, Itinerant Instructor in Pharmacy, announces that Local Advisory 
Committees have been appointed in Greensboro, Burlington, High Point and Reidsville and 
that the topic, "Pharmacy Laws and Regulations," -will be discussed during the first 
series of programs. 

The date of each meeting together with the names of those elected to the various 
Local Advisory Committees are listed below. 

Greensboro, February 3 (Managers) and High Point, Feb. fi — 8 P.M. at the Sheraton 

Feb. 4 (Clerks)— 8 P.M. Chamber Hotel 

of Commerce A. C. Cecil, Chairman 

Eoger McDuffie, Chairman Wayne Russell 

J. T. Usher, Secretary J. G. Greene 

T. G. Crutchfield W. B. Harris 

C. C. Fordham, Jr. C. D. McFalls 

Lon Russell E. R. Anderson 

Burlington, Feb. 5—8 P.M. at the Chamber Reidsville, Feb. 7—7 P.M. (Dinner at Hotel) 

of Commerce T. J. Ham, Jr., Chairman, Yanceyville 

C. M. Andrews, Chairman Phil Link, Secretary, Reidsville 

Sam Turner E. V. Stephenson, Madison 

Joe Barbour Culas Robinson, North Spray 

J. S. White of Mebane E. O. Chandler, Leaksville 
A. K. Hardee of Orahnm 

A series of eight programs — one each week for eight weeks — will be arranged for the 
above towns according to the instructions received from each Local Advisory Group. 
Mr. Moose will visit additional sections of the State just as rapidly as possible. 

If you feel this program to be a progressive one, write Mr. T. Carl Brown, State 
Supervisor of Distributive Education, Raleigh, and express your appreciation.. The neces- 
sary funds for carrying on this work will be provided by his department, so let him know 
you intend to take advantage of this educational program. — W. J. S. 



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Announcing the Second ' ' Merchandising Clinic ' ' 
at the O. Henry Hotel, Greensboro, on March 5. 
A one-day program of merchandising ideas that 
will pay you dividends in dollars and ' ' sense. ' ' 
Make your plans now to attend this program of 
talks, dramatic skits, motion pictures and demon- 
strations sponsored by the Greensboro Drug Club 
in co-operation with the State Department of Dis- 
tributive Education and the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association. Full details in the March 
issue of the Carolina Journal or Pharmacy. 



Carl Durham Awakes to Find 
Turkeys All Around Him 

Congressman Carl Durham went down to 
Eiverside Club last Friday to try his luck 
at wild turkey hunting. The club's game 
preserve, owned by a group of Chapel Hill 
citizens, stretches along the Haw Eiver 
down in Chatham County. 

After having lunch at the lodge, Mr. 
Durham sauntered forth with his gun. 
Saunter is the right word for the lunch had 
been bountiful and Mr. Durham was in a 
restful mood. He proceeded slowly through 
woods and across fields and presently he 
came to a large pine tree in the full sun- 
light. It was one of those winter days when 
basking in the sun is delicious. A hummock 
of grass at the foot of the pine had an in- 
viting look. Mr. Durham sat down on it, 
laid his gun on the ground beside him, 
leaned back against the tree and fell asleep. 

He doesn't know how long his nap lasted ; 
perhaps an hour. When he awoke, there a 
few feet in front of him was a wild turkey, 
a hen, and she had with her a flock of 
nearly-grown young turkeys. They were all 
around the pine tree. Mr. Durham counted 
eleven besides the mother. 

"Mj' first thought was that I'd rather 
have a camera than a gun," he told a friend 
when he came home at nightfall. "It was a 
fine picture. I wanted a big gobbler and 
looked around for one. But there wasn't 
any there, so I shot what looked like the 
biggest of the young gobblers." 

(Chapel Hill Weekly). 



B. C. Holds Annual Banquet 

Floyd Goodrich, head of the sales division 
of B. C. Eemedy Company and Secretary- 
Treasurer of the T. M. A., presided over 
the annual banquet given by B. C. at the 
Washington Duke Hotel, Durham, on Janu- 
ary 2. The banquet was followed by a 
dance attended by the salesmen, their wives 
and a number of invited guests. 

Carl Goereh, Ealeigh publisher and radio 
commentator, delivered the principal ad- 
dress. He praised the sales representatives 
of the B. C. Eemedy Company for their 
spirit of cooperation which saw the firm's 
business considerably increased during the 
past year. Goereh interrupted his talk long 
enough to conduct a brief quiz among the 
women at the banquet. Mrs. Donnie A. 
Sorrell was winner of the quiz and received 
a prize of $10. 

C. T. Council, president of the company, 
welcomed the visitors. Floyd Goodrich an- 
nounced the loss of Harold Garlack of 
Cleveland, Ohio, from the sales organization 
because of military service and declared 
that the company is proud that he has been 
drafted for service. Assurance was given 
that Garlack is expected back at his job 
upon conclusion of his year of military 
service. 

Approximately 150 people attended the 
banquet, including a large number of special 
guests. 



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Druggists Attend Pinehurst Ice 

Cream Merchandising 

Course 

J. K. Civil. Charlotte; Bob McNair, Eock- 
ingham ; J. W. Compton, Salisbury; E. T. 
Holmes, Statesville; Lee Moose, Mount 
Pleasant, were among tlie druggists and drug 
store managers ^vho attended the Fifth An- 
nual Merchandising Short Course in Ice 
Cream given at the Carolina Hotel, Pine- 
hurst, on January 15. The program Avas 
given under the auspices of the Ice Cream 
Merchandising Institute, Inc., with the co- 
operation of Southern Dairies, Buttercup 
lee Cream Co., Hamlet, and others. 

The morning session was given over large- 
ly to a discussion of merchandising ice 
cream with actual demonstrations to show 
how to correctly dip ice cream. "Fountain 
Tune Up," "Know Your Costs" and "Mix- 
ing Drinks with Ice Cream" were also con- 
sidered. 

The "Sundae School Class" met in the 
afternoon to view the correct procedure for 
preparing and serving sodas, sundaes, and 
special ice cream dishes. The importance 
of proper carbonation was stressed in the 
topic: "The Draft Arm in Your Profit Pic- 
ture." 

Shown to the registrants were two new 
fountain aids: A cellulose dipper pad for 
removing excess moisture from ice cream 
dippers and a newly designed cone shaped 
dipper which is radically different from any 
on the market at the present time. 

A Roy Moore of Wilson Appointed 

to State Board of Alcoholic 

Control 

On December 28 Governor Hoey announced 
the resignation of F. Webb Williams of 
Elizabeth City from the State Board of Al- 
coholic Control and the appointment of A. 
Eoy Moore, prominent druggist of Wilson, 
to fill his unexpired term. Mr. Moore took 
office on Monday, December 30, when the 
Board met to begin work on its 1941 list of 
alcoholic beverages to be sold in the dis- 
pensaries. 

Mr. Moore is very active in Wilson civic 



affairs and holds an LL.B. degree in law in 
addition to his pharmacist's license. 

Frank Gamble Recovering from 
Operation 

Frank Gamble, prescriptionist at Gamble's 
Drug Store, Monroe, was operated on for 
throat trouble in a Philadelphia Hospital on 
December 20. His many friends throughout 
the State Avill be glad to learn he is recover- 
ing satisfactorily and expects to return to 
his work on February 1. 

The operation removed the larynx which 
deprives Mr. Gamble of the power of normal 
speech Init he will be able to speak in a 
whisper. 

Mr. Gamljle was a student in the School 
of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, in 1915. He 
operated the Gamble Drug Store in Char- 
lotte from 1916 to 1934. After selling his 
Charlotte store he became associated with 
his brother, Paul Gamble, in the drug busi- 
ness in Monroe. 

Narcotics Supervisor Inspects 
Offices in State 

B. ]\r. Martin of Baltimore, Md., super- 
visor for the Bureau of Narcotics for the 
Fifth District, inspected the narcotic offices 
throughout North Carolina during January. 
He was accompanied by Agent Terry A. 
Talent of the Baltimore office. 

Mr. Martin is a native of North Carolina, 
having l)een born in Franklin County. 

New Lilly Vitamin Product 

Eli Lilly and Company recently made an 
interesting contribution to vitamin therapy 
by adding to the list Gelseals "Multicebrin" 
(Pan-Vitamins, Lilly). Accordingly to the 
literature, one gelseal contains an average 
daily prophylactic dose of all the recog- 
nized water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamin 
fractions. The formula is based on authen- 
tic information concerning the optimal daily 
requirement of the patient who manifests 
no symptoms of vitamin deficiency. On the 
basis of standardized units, Gelseals "Mul- 
ticebrin" are low in cost. Packaged in bot- 
tles of 30 and 100. 



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Popularity of Miles Program 
Increases 

The highest Crossley rating in its history 
is now chalked up for the Alka Seltzer Na- 
tional Barn Dance, radio program spon- 
sored by Miles Laboratories of Elkhart, 
Indiana. 

To date, the rating is 17.1. 

The program hit an all-time high a few 
weeks ago when it reached 16.2. Since then 
it has raised consistently to 16.9 and the 
present 17.1. The spurt has been particu- 
larly strong since September 24 when the 
rating was 13.7. 

The Alka Seltzer National Barn Dance is 
in its eighth consecutive year of broadcast. 
It features a cast of more than fifty enter- 
tainers including the Hoosier Hot Shots, 
novelty instrumentalists ; Joe Kelly, master 
of ceremonies; Eddie Peabody, ban joist; 
and Pat Buttram, humorist. 

The program is broadcast each Saturday 
evening at eight o'clock (CST) over the red 
network of the National Broadcasting Com- 
pany. 

"Chiseling Consumers" 

The Maryland Fair Trade Bulletin has 
this to say about a certain type of consumer : 

"Chiseling consumers exist in greater 
numbers than chiseling retailers. Only they 
call themselves 'shrewd shoppers', or 'I 
got it for 2c less'. No matter Avhat they 
are called, their mere existence is a disrupt- 
ing factor in the enforcement of Fair 
Trade. They use every device short of 
strong arm methods to avoid paying the 
price which the clerk asks and even though 
they never buy anywhere else they always 
insist the competitor sells it for less. 

"When this type of person threatens to 
walk out, a retailer is sorely tempted to 
drop his price rather than chance the loss 
of the sale. The lesson or price mainte- 
nance must be learned, because once the 
storekeeper cuts, the chiseler will never 
again want to pay his first price. In other 
words, every time you cut your price, you 
are cutting your own throat. In the long 
run, the druggist is the loser. His profits 
will dwindle and his standards Avill be 



lowered. Be firm. Don't hurt yourself. 
Maintain your just and living profit." 

The Story of Unguentine — 1941 

Norwich Pharmacal Company has con- 
tracted for increased space in a large num- 
ber of leading national magazines during 
1941 to carry their new Unguentine adver- 
tisementa, "The Flaming Finger," to mil- 
lions of readers. 

Commenting from a recent issue of the 
Norwich Percolate: "It is interesting to 
note that pointing hands are one of the 
most fundamental devices in the whole field 
of advertising. The earliest road signs em- 
ployed the device of a pointing finger. One 
of the commonest type ornaments in every 
job print shop is a pointing hand." "We 
get the benefit of this elementary value in 
our new symbol, and yet it is entirely new 
and original because it also looks like flame. 
Thus, 'The Finger of Fire' works for us 
doubly — not only pointing the way to im- 
mediate Unguentine sales, but burning it- 
self in the memory for future sales of Un- 
guentine — next week, next month, next 
year ! " 

"The public will not be allowed to miss 
seeing 'The Flaming Finger' nor will they 
be allowed to forget it. All that we ask our 
good friends, the druggists of America, is 
that they keep Unguentine displays in full 
view on counters, shelves and windows 
throughout all twelve months of 1941. The 
public needs Unguentine — and needs only 
the constant reminder to buy it. That's 
the business of 'The Flaming Hand.' It's 
a helping hand and a winning hand for all 
of us!" 

Goode Surveys Retail Drug Trade 

J. A. Goode of Asheville, Avho represents 
the retail drug trade, both independent and 
chain, on the Retail Advisory Committee to 
the National Defense Advisory Commission, 
is working on a survey of the business of 
retail stores, particularly respecting prices 
of manufacturers to retail druggists, so as 
to have the facts clearly established as soon 
as possible and afford a check against prices 
to druggists which cannot be passed on the 
public without the charge of "profiteering." 



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Our Modern Methods of Contraception 

S. W. McFalls of Greensboro 



"Mechanical methods of contraception 
have been employed from time immemorial, 
and today they are still among the most 
widely used measures for the prevention of 
conception." — Hannah H, Stone.^ 

In this paper I am going to explain our 
present-day mechanical devices that are used 
in contraception, and shall take up along 
with the different diaphragms our modern 
jellies and their characteristics. 

The Vaginal Diaphragm: This method of 
contraception has been deemed most satis- 
factory by the birth control centers during 
recent years, that is, in conjunction with a 
contraceptive jelly. Although this cimbined 
method does not meet with all requirements 
it is the best available at present and is 
prescribed by a large per cent of contra- 
ceptive authorities. 

There are many differences as to the 
technique of its use, although it has a vast 
distribution. The occlusive diaphragm, as 
many do not know, is not a recent discovery 
nor has it been only recently used. In 
many books on histories of contraception 
one can find articles explaining primitive 
tj^es of vaginal diaphragms. However, the 
modern form as we have today was first 
introduced in 1882 by Dr. Wilhelm Men- 
singer of Flensburg and is still referred to 
as the Mensinger pessary. 

Later Drs. Aletta Jacobs and Johannes 
Rutgers of Holland first began to teach 
this method. Several decades thereafter it 
was adopted in England and other Euro- 
pean countries. 

Margaret Sanger was the first to intro- 
duce the diaphragm in America.^ She 
studied birth control in Holland observing 
the work of Dr. Rutgers and brought the 
diaphragm to America, and when she es- 
tablished the Birth Control Research Bu- 
reau, the first Birth Control Clinic in Ameri- 
ca, in 1923, the diaphragm was used as the 
chief method by this clinic. Other clinics 
have since then adopted the diaphragm 
method and it has been widely used through- 
out this country. Of the 65,000 women who 
have received contraceptic advice at the 



Bureau over 80 per cent of them have been 
fitted with a vaginal diaphragm. 

How To Fit: In fitting the diaphragm 
several conditions have to be considered; 
the size to prescribe, the type and the 
method of administering. The only means 
of procuring a perfect fit is by a thorough 
gynecological examination and studying the 
condition of the pelvic organs. 

Types: There is a variation in types, 
shapes, in depth, character of rubber, and 
in the thickness and tension of the spring. 
The shape may be either circular or S- 
curved; the depth may vary from one to 
two inches, so that the dome is either high 
and rounded like a hemisphere, or shallow 
and saucer shaped; the rubber may be thick 
or thin, rough or smooth, opaque, translu- 
cent or transparent. The rim may consist 
of either a narrow steel watch-spring, or of 
a spiral spring of piano Avire. It may vary 
from an eighth to a quarter of an inch in 
thickness. In either case, the spring is well 
protected by the layers of rubber which 
cover it all around and one variety of 
diaphragm now has a rim encased com- 
pletedly in a rubber tubing. 

Size: Vaginal diaphragms come in twenty 
different sizes, ranging from 45 to 105 mm. 
in diameter. In selecting the proper size 
two factors have to be taken into consider- 
ation; the depth of the vagina and the tone 
of its musculature. Two women, not infre- 
quently, with the same vaginal dimensions 
in millimeters may require different size 
diaphragms because of a marked difference 
in muscle tone. At many times several 
diaphragms have to be tried before a suit- 
able one is definitely chosen. How the dia- 
phragms should fit in the vagina leads to 
many differences in opinion, however Haire 
states that the pessary should fit obliquely 
in the vagina and should lie almost trans- 
versely across the upper part of the vaginal 
canal.* For this usually a 50 to 65 mm. size 
is selected. The sizes most frequently pre- 
scribed range from 70 to 85 mm, A seven- 
ty-five millimeter size was the most fre- 
quent single size prescribed in a survey 



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held by a Baltimore Birth Control Clinic* 
When the size prescribed is either too small 
or too large, the pessary may lose its pro- 
tective value. If it is too small, it does 
not reach the front part of the vagina, and 
may be easily dislodged during coitus. If it 
is too large, it comes too far forward, and 
sometimes may even project from the 
vagina. In either case it is not held in 
place well and may sag down. When this 
sagging occurs the male organ may pass 
over the rim, nullifying the protective value 
of the diaphragm. Too large a pessary may 
also cause considerable discomfort. 

Placement of Pessary: The pessary may 
be placed before retiring or just before 
intercourse takes place, which of course de- 
pends on the preference of the individual. 
The spermicidal effect of the jellies lasts 
many hours after insertion. 

Time of E^moval : As a general rule the 
woman is advised to have the diaphragm 
stay in place until the next morning. She 
may, however, remove it immediately after 
coitus if she prefers, providing a thorough 
douche is taken first. From a physiological 
and psychological viewpoint it is not ad- 
visable to rise immediately after intercourse 
for douching purposes, but if the woman 
so desires she may do it without affecting 
the efficacy of the method.'^ On the other 
hand the diaphragm may be left in for a 
longer period. In a ease M'here the woman 
is unable to fit a pessary herself and it is 
placed by a doctor at a clinic, the pessaries 
are allowed to remain for a period as long 
as a week. If bj' examination no abnormal 
conditions such as injurj' to the pelvic re- 
gion results the pessaries are even allowed 
to remain a still longer time between visits 
to the doctor. 

The Douche : As a general rule the pa- 
tient is advised to douche with about one 
quart of plain or soapy warm water before 
removing the diaphragm and then douche 
with another quart after its removal. The 
object of the douche is to wash away any 
living spermatozoa whicli may still be pres- 
ent in the vaginal tract. It is the general 
consensus of opinion, however, that the 
spermatozoa can remain alive in the vagina 
for only a few hours. Hence it would seem 
that since the pessary has been left in place 



for about twelve hours after intercourse 
it may safely be removed without douching. 
In other words if no douching facilities are 
available, or if the woman does not wish to 
take the douche for one reason or another, it 
may be omitted entirely providing the dia- 
phragm is left in place at least twelve hours 
after exposure. 

Care of Diaphragm: After use the dia- 
phragm should be cleaned with soap and 
water, dried thoroughly on both sides, dusted 
with talcum or corn starch an placed in its 
container. Vaseline or other greasy sub- 
stances should not be applied to the dia- 
phragm as they tend to spoil the rubber. 
With proper care a diaphragm made by a 
reliable concern will last for some two years, 
and its use therefore constitutes a rather 
inexpensive measure for the prevention of 
I'onception." 

Substitutes for Circular Diaphragms: 

1. Eubber Cervix Caps — This consists of 
an inflated rubber ring to which a thin, 
cup-like rubber pouch is attached. The ring 
is designed to fit snugly around the base of 
the cervix and to adhere to it by suction, 
while the pouch forms a covering over the 
part of the cervix that projects into the 
vagina. This cap comes in three different 
sizes small, medium, and large. 

2. Curved Diaphragms — This is employed 
where the circular diaphragm is inadequate. 
It is known commercially as the Duraflex. 
This type of pessary is shaped like an S and 
is especially useful in cases of cysto-recto- 
celes.'' A serious disadvantage of this type 
of pessary is that it has been rather difficult 
for the woman to fit it correctly, but if the 
right technique is applied it is a very suc- 
cessful substitute for the circular dia- 
phragm. 

References 

1. Medical History of Contraception — 
Hines. 

2. My Fight for Birth Control— Sanger. 

3. Birth Control Methods — Haire. 

4. Contraception as a Therapeutic Meas- 
ure. 

5. Journal of Contraception — Volume 2. 

6. Pamphlet from Koramex Company. 

7. Occlusive Methods of Contraception. — 
Stone. 

(Continued in March Issue) 



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This fellow is happy because he 
remembered to mail his Association 
dues to the Secretary-Treasurer. 
His name appears on the "HONOR 
ROLL" listed below along with a 
number of others. 



HONOR ROLL 



C. L. Eubanks, Chapel Hill 

C. R. Whitehead, Ramseur 

Ralph Rogers, Durham 

Earl Tate, Lenoir 

T. C. Yearwood, Charlotte 

J. H. Dever, Greensboro 

Carolyn Cox, Greensboro 

M. S. Burt, Durham 

Ernestine Barber, Williamston 

Rowe B. Campbell, Taylorsville 

Q. T. Bilbro, Asheville 

T. N. Edwards, Charlotte 

C. C. Pordham, Jr., Greensboro 

F. H. Cline, Charlotte 
Roger McDuffie, Greensboro 

R. M. Brame, North Wilkesboro 
A. G. Elliott, Fuquay Springs 
R. S. Parker, Murphy 
J. C. Graham, Red Springs 
M. H. Hoyle, Cooleemee 
H. W. Earnhardt, Rockwell 
J. L. Creech, Smithtield 
C. D. Porter, Concord 

A. B. Kunkle, Conover 

J. S. Rudisill, Forest City 

0. R. Black, Bessemer City 
E. V. Stephenson, Madison 
H. Bryan Duffy, New Bern 
E. B. Perry, Littleton 

G. S. Templeton, Mooresville 
J. C. Brantley, Jr., Raleigh 
W. A. Parks, Fort Mill 

H. T. Murrell, Albemarle 
E. L. Kritzer, Albemarle 

1. T. Reamer, Durham 
W. A. Burwell, Raleigh 

H. A. Moose, Mt. Pleasant 

C. H. Smith, Charlotte 
Hiram Grantham. Red Springs 
S. B. Etheridge, Washington 
R. J. Noell, Asheville 

I. W. Rose, Chapel Hill 

B. M. Stone, Charlotte 

D. W. Foster, West Asheville 
V. E. Spake, Morganton 

T. H. Wilson, Belmont 
P. J. Liske, Salisbury 

E. L. Hicks, Concord 

G. E. Andes, Wadesboro 
Paul Bissette, Wilson 



T. M. Stanback, Spencer 

Robert Savage, Pilot Mountain 

R. G. Garland, High Point 

R. A. Dunn, Charlotte 

T. W. Russell, High Point 

O. H. Allen, Winston-Salem 

W. R. White, Warrenton 

Alpheus Jones, Warrenton 

J. W. Neil, Shelby 

E. H. Ward, Tarboro 

G. W. Walters, Jr., Goldsboro 

W. R. Wilkins, Mocksville 

J. T. Vinson, Goldsboro 

Casper Smith, Wilson 

J. B. Coppedge, Raleigh 

W. M. Musgrove, Catawba 

W. M. Mauney, Murphy 

C. T. Council. Durham 

B. P. Costner, Lincolnton 

Dewitt C. Swaringen, China Grove 
Moss Salley. Asheville 

C. M. Fox, Asheboro 
S. L. Jones. Greensboro 
R. E. L. Dees, Wallace 

J. T. Overton. Southern Pines 

C. E. Malone, Salisbury 
R. E. Young, Asheville 
J. W. Pike, Jr., Concord 
J. W. Harrison, Asheville 
H. N. Guion, Marshville 
H. W. Gamble, Waxhaw 
P. C. Hood, Dunn 

T. R. Hood, Dunn 

L. E. Reaves, Jr., Fayetteville 

D. L. Boone, Durham 

T. S. Simpson, Winston-Salem 

W. R. Viall. Pinehurst 

S. B. Burrus. Canton 

A. B. Macon. Mt. Airy 

H. S. Fox, Southern Pines 

H. S. Overman, Elizabeth City 

C. M. Cain, Henrietta 

L. A. Warren, Jr., Wilmington 

J. H. Stimson, Statesville 

M. B. Phillips, Albemarle 

Joe Hollingsworth, Mt. Airy 

J. A. Sitison, Mt. Airy 

J. I. White, Burlington 

J. T. Stevenson, Elizabeth City 

W. R. McDonald, Jr., Hickory 



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, J. E. Treadwell N. B. Moury C. H. Smith 
1 Raleigh Greensboro Charlotte 
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Charlotte Drug Travelers held their regu- 
lar monthly meeting Saturday, January 11, 
with 40 present from a total membership 
of 81. New Oflficers elected at the meeting 
were: E. H. Hemmle (Colgate-Palmolive 
Peet Co.), President; W. E. Dixon (Bauer 
and Black), Vice-President; and C. H. 
Smitli (Drug Package), re-elected Secre- 
tary. J. W. Benniek (Scott Drug Company) 
was chosen to succeed himself. J. L. Wear 
(Richard Hudnut Co.) was elected corres- 
ponding secretary, a newly created office. 

Much growth since organization of the 
club in March, 1940, was reported, the mem- 
bership having increased from approximate- 
ly 20 to 81. Al Bechtold, assistant manager 
of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, 
spoke briefly at the meeting. 

George Tyner (Vitamins Products Co.) 
has been transferred from Charlotte to 
Florida. 

B. M. Humphries (Eli Lilly and Co.) 
broke his arm during an automobile acci- 
dent which occurred during the holiday 
period. He is expected to return to work 
in a few weeks. 

A number of drug travelers arc downi 
with the flu: W. I. Hall (E. R. Squibb & 
Sons), J. L. Siske (Grant E. Key, Inc.), 
P. C. Day (Jergens Woodbury), C. W. 
Hagood (Scott Drug Co.), M. W. Stone 
(H. B. Hunter Co.), and T. G. Slaughter 
(Bristol Myers). 

Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Starmer (Harriet 
Hubbard Ayer) spent the holidays in Ar- 
kansas; also visiting this State at Christmas 
were C. H. Smith (Drug Package) and 
faniilj'. 

Richard T. Sanner and family have l)een 
transferred to Washington, D. C. from Char- 
lotte. Mr. Sanner is detail man for Parke, 
Davis & Co. 



M. C. Grier (William Koehl Co.) pre- 
sented himself with a brand new car as a 
Christmas present on December 19. Two 
days later the car was badly damaged in an 
accident wliich occurred in Charlotte. 

Announcement has been made of the mar- 
riage of Mr. Dale Roth, Bilhuber-Knoll rep- 
resentative in the New England States and 
a former graduate student at the University 
of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, to 
Miss Mary Sue Hale at Atlanta, Georgia, 
December 28. Mrs. Roth is a native of 
Maj-esville, Georgia, and has been connected 
with the Farm Security office in Athens, 
Georgia, for a number of years. 

Charlotte's newest hotel, The Barringer, 
was opened to the public shortly before 
Christmas. Favorable reports concerning 
the management, rates, and service have 
reached this office. 

Fred Williams, popular hotel man former- 
ly connected with the Carolina Hotel, Ra- 
leigh, now managing Duke of Windsor 
Hotel, Windsor, has leased the Hotel Tar- 
boro, Tarboro. The Hotel Tarboro has re- 
cently been renovated and Mr. Williams is 
planning further improvements, with his 
usual good food. 

Definition of "A Salesman" 

The curiosity of a cat. 

The tenacity of a bulldog. 

The determination of a taxi driver. 

The di])lomacy of a wayward husband. 

The jiatience of a self-sacrificing wife. 

Tlie enthusiasm of a flapper. 

Tlie friendliness of a child. 

The good liumor of an idiot. 

The simplicity of a jackass. 

The assurance of a college boy. 

The tireless energy of a bill collector. 

(Xorth Western Druggist). 



Object of the T. M. A. : Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of 
Good Fellowship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina. 



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Three Quarters of a Century for Parke, 
Davis & Company 



The year 1941 marks the Diamond Anni- 
versary of the founding^ of Parke, Davis & 
Company, a firm which had its inception in a 
small drug store in the City of Detroit, 
Michigan, and which, during the past seven- 
ty-five years, has become the world's largest 
makers of pharmaceutical and biological 
products. 

From the very beginning, back in 1866, 
Parke, Davis & Company has engaged in re- 
search work with the object of making avail- 
able to pharmacists and physicians, medici- 
nal preparations of the highest degree of 
accuracy. 

In the early 70's, pharmaceutical prog- 
ress meant the discovery of new' vegetable 
drugs. Energetic — and extensive — explora- 
tions gave to the medical profession such 
valuable and widely used drugs as Cascara 
and Coca. Then, in 1879, came one of 
Parke-Davis's greatest contributions to 
pharmacy and medicine — the introduction of 
the first chemically standardized extract 
known to pharmacy. Desiccated Thyroid 
Gland, the first endocrine product supplied 
by the Company, was introduced in 1893. 
One year later, Parke-Davis established the 
first commercial biological laboratory in the 
United States. In 1897 came the introduc- 
tion of the first physiologically assayed and 
standardized extracts. And throughout 
these early years, the fundamental Parke- 
Davis policy — precision in pharmaceutical 
manufacture — was crystallizing. 

Since the turn of the century, progress of 
the Company has continued apace. An ag- 
gressive program of research has been zeal- 
ously pursued, marked by the introduction 
of such important medicinal products as 
Adrenalin, Ventriculin, Theelin, Pitocin, 
Pitressin, Mapharsen, Neo-Silvol, Antuitrin- 
S, Meningococcus Antitoxin, Dilantin So- 
dium, and many others. Diversified research 
activities cover the major phases of medi- 
cal treatment — including the endocrine, bio- 
logical, vitamin, and chemotherapeutic — 



and new discoveries are carefully evaluated 
through the Company's extensive facilities 
for clinical investigation. 

The Company's home offices and research 
and manufacturing laboratories in Detroit 
occupy six city blocks on the Detroit River- 
front, adjacent to the Detroit-Walkerville 
ferry, which connects the City of Detroit 
with the Province of Ontario, Canada. 

A beautiful farm of 700 acres, known as 
Parkedale and located near Rochester, 
Michigan, about 30 miles from Detroit, is 
utilized for the production of antitoxins, 
serums and vaccines, and for the cultivation 
of medicinal plants. 

In addition to its Detroit headquarters, 
branches and depots are maintained in im- 
portant cities throughout the country, the 
list including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, 
Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, 
Indianapolis, Kansas City, Minneapolis, New 
Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, 
San Francisco, St. Louis, and Seattle. 

In the foreign field, to care for the Parke- 
Davis business which extends to every quar- 
ter of the globe, branches are located in 
London, England; Sydney, N. S. W. ; Wal- 
kerville, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Toron- 
to, Ontario ; Winnipeg, Manitoba ; Bombay, 
India; Havana, Cuba; Buenos Aires, Argen- 
tina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Mexico 
City, Mexico. 

Through the use of full pages in leading 
national magazines Parke, Davis & Com- 
pany are carrying on an advertising pro- 
gram that has attracted wide attention. As 
might be expected, their advertising is 
unique, ethical, distinctive. They make no 
direct attempt to sell their products to the 
public by means of this publicity. In a 
sincere effort to render a valuable service 
to the medical profession, they are running 
a striking series of messages based on the 
"See Your Doctor" theme, and physicians 
throughout the country are constantly ex- 
periencing evidences of the results of this 
broad educational program. 



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January Report of Charlotte, N. C. 

Druggist Auxiliary- 
Mrs. Philip Yau Every, Corresponding 
Secretary. 

"Time Takes All But Memories." 

Nineteen Hundred and Forty One! 

It doesn't seem possible, does it! We en- 
gaged a room at the S. & W. Cafeteria and 
held our first meeting this year, January 
14th. We were all in a gay humor and glad 
to be together again. 

Despite a recent illness, our president, 
Mrs. T. N. Edwards, was her usual peppy 
self, driving us on to be outstanding in our 
club work and making us love it. 

Mrs. D. L. Wheeler, our vice-president, 
distributed our year books at our last meet- 
ing, and we needs must stop here to com- 
pliment her on an outstanding job. They 
are lovely; bound with beautiful colored 
backs and tied with bright ribbons. We 
really felt we were receiving a wonderful 
Christmas present during our December 
meeting when Mrs. Wheeler presented them 
to us. 

When you open one book, on the very 
first page you see our object: 

"To interest and encourage qualified wo- 
men to concern themselves more actively 
with the annual convention of the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, and to 
foster a closer friendship with each other, 
in the mutual interest of our husbands." 

On the second page is the collect of club 
women of America. "Keep us, O God, from 
pettiness; let us be large in thought, in 
word, in deed. 

"Let us be done with fault-finding and 
leave off self-seeking. May we put away all 
pretense and meet each other face to face, 
without self-pity and without prejudice. May 
we never be hasty in judgment and always 
generous. 

"Teach us to put into action our better 
impulses straightforward and unafraid. 

"Let us take time for all things; make 
us grow calm, serene and gentle. 

"Grant that we may realize that it is the 
little things that create differences; that in 
the big things of life we are as one. And 
may we strive to touch and to know the 
great common woman's heart of us all ; and 



Lord God, let us not forget to be kind. 
Amen." — Mary Stewart, Colorado. 

Everytime I read that prayer, it touches, 
me very deeply, and makes me resolve all 
over again to be a better person, so I had 
to pass it on to you. 

Next month, I will tell you of our Valen- 
tine party. We are planning to entertain 
our husbands at their expense and have a 
"wonnerful" time. 

Our state president, Mrs. John K. Civil, 
gave us quite an interesting talk on the 
history of our fair town, Charlotte. And 
I'm sure it will amaze you to know there 
were only five native born Charlotteans pres- 
ent. How many of you know that our two 
principal streets, Tryon and Trade were 
named for Governors Tryon and Trade? I 
must confess I was ignorant. 

Mrs. Civil told us that she would leave 
for Asheville, N. C. Thursday, January 16th, 
where she would help organize a woman's 
auxiliary there. She will be the guest of 
Mrs. Lloyd Jarrett and will be honor guest 
at a tea. Asheville is a lovely place, and 
we are looking forward eagerly for the re- 
sults of that beginning. 

We had six new members. Think of it! 
All very young and so "prettee," Mrs. E. 
H. Hemmle, Mrs. A. K. Hardee, Mrs. George 
F. Bryant, Mrs. W. B. Holmes, and Mrs. 
A. P. Faulkner. Some of you must know- 
Mr. Faulkner. He travels East, West, North 
and South for The House of Lance. So he 
really gets around. 

Eye-Spied Items 

Mrs. D. C. Lisk, back sitting in her 
regular place. 

Mrs. Joe Monroe, looking orchidacious in 
orchid. 

Mrs. D. D. Demarest, who is a dead ringer 
for Ann Sheridan. 

Mrs. J. A. Austin, looking booful in light 
blue. 

Mrs. J. G. Barnette made a fetching pic- 
ture witli licr red hair, blue dress and hat. 

Now I want to tell you something nice Ave 
did last meeting; we passed around a plate 
and took up a collection of $5.00 and gave 
it to the Empty Stocking Fund here. 

So I'm in favor of a Druggists Auxiliary 
in every town. They certainly stand for 
much in a community, as well as bringing 
lots of pleasure to each individual member. 



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LEGAL SECTION 

Frederick O. Bowman, LL.B,, Editor, Chapel Hill, N. C. 



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The 1941 General Assembly 

Convening on Januaiy 8th, 1941, the Gen- 
eral Assembly of North Carolina, at the time 
this is written (January 20th) has been in 
session 12 days. It is, of course, too early 
to hazard predictions either as to the length 
of the session or as to what measures will 
be offered effecting the druggists of the 
State. However, those of us in Raleigh 
who are onlookers have heard no small num- 
ber of Legislators express themselves that 
it was their feeling that there would be but 
few controversial issues before the Legisla- 
ture and that it should be able to finish its 
work and adjourn at the end of 60 or 65 
days. 

When the 1939 Legislature enacted its 
Revenue Bill as a permanent one, the ques- 
tion immediately rose in the minds of many 
as to whether or not succeeding Legislatures 
would adhere thereto. Fortunately, the Di- 
rector of the Budget and the Advisory Bud- 
get Commission did observe this mandate ; 
instead of re-writing the Revenue Bill, as 
heretofore, only a few amendments were 
made by this body. The Budget Revenue 
Bill of 1941, House Bill 11, was introduced 
on the 7th day of the session. No changes 
whatever have been recommended in the 
sections effecting retail druggists, under 
Schedule B of the Act levying privilege 
taxes. 

The Budget Commission did submit an 
amendment to the Sales Tax Law, Article 5, 
Schedule E of the proposed Revenue Bill, 
extending the exemption on food products. 
The present Revenue Act exempts from the 
3% Sales Tax only a limited number of 
foods while the proposed Act exempts all 
food products for human consumption from 
the 3% Sales Tax. 

The Finance Committee of both the House 
and Senate have already had three or four 
joint meetings and have adopted tentatively 
the recommendations made by the Budget 



Commission witli respect to our Schedule B's 
Taxes. Before it adopts the Sales Tax Ar- 
ticle, however, hearings will be held. 

In this connection it must be borne in 
mind that even though the Revenue Act is a 
permanent one, at the same time any Legis- 
lator in the House or Senate may offer an 
independent bill at any time amending it, 
either to increase, reduce any of the taxes 
imposed or to add new taxes or repeal any 
tax already imposed. 

The Legislative program to be sponsored 
by our Association has not yet been decided 
upon. The Executive and Legislative Com- 
mittees, and the Board of Pharmacy is to 
have a joint meeting January 23rd at which 
time it will determine the measures the As- 
sociation will undertake to get enacted into 
law. 

For several years past we have had from 
two to four pharmacist members of the 
Legislature. This session we have but one 
in the person of Dr. R. T. Fulghum, repre- 
senting Johnston County in the House for 
the third term. Mr. Fulghum at all times has 
the best interest and works untiringly in 
behalf of his fellow pharmacists. 

We are publishing below the names of the 
three Committees from both the House and 
Senate, to which will be referred most of 
the bills effecting our organization. 

Finance Committee : (House) — Bryant 
(C), Ward, Wallace of Lenoir, Austin, Arch 
T. Allen, Burt, Bost, Bridger, Carlyle, Davis 
of Dare, Garrett, Horner of Granville, Har- 
ris, Jarvis, LeGrand, Mallonee, Moore of 
Guilford, Penland, Poole, Quinn, Rogers of 
Polk, Ruark, Rabb, Senter, Taylor of 
Stokes, Crawford, Underwood, Williams, 
Withrow, Winkler, Fulghum, Moore of Scot- 
land, Moore of Jackson, Pollard, Blalock, 
Merritt, Gibbs, McDougle, Cohoon, Watkins, 
Edwards of Beaufort, Kerr, Cook, Rudisill, 
Palmer, Edwards of Swain, Fouts, Aber- 
nathy of Nash, Pitman of Avery. 

Finance Committee : (Senate) — McBryde 
(C), Johnson, Cherry, Ballentine, Sanders, 
Gray, Larkins, White, Pate, Clark of Edge- 
combe, Blythe, Leary, Gay, Fearing, Benton, 



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Brooks, Long of Halifax. Long of Person, 
Horton, Palmer, Stacy, O 'Berry, Gold, Hill, 
Peterson, Touissen, Umstead, Uzzell. 

Health Committee: (House) — Johnson 
(C), Wooten, Rogers of Macon, Thurston, 
Crawford, Everett, Edwards of Beaufort, 
Morris, Gobble, Horner of Granville, Palmer, 
Umstead, Underwood, Woods, Fulghum, 
Moore of Scotland, Pollard, Stone, Stoney, 
Leroy Allen. Benton, Cook, Kearney, Mc- 
Eachern, McGowan, Pritchett of Bertie, Rey- 
nolds, Sellars, Tonissen, Taylor of Stokes, 
Hutchins. 

Health Committee: (Senate) — Long of 
Halifax (C), Blythe, Lanier, Cherry, Pate, 
Pittman of Lee, Clark of Bladen, McBryde, 
Gay, O 'Berry, Marshall, Ballentine, San- 
ders, Horton, Matheny, Wallace, Peterson. 

Manufactures and Labor Committee: 
(House) — McEachern (C), Vogler, Burgin, 
Dobson, Burt, Brown, Bridger, Caveness, 
Gass, Garrett, Merritt, Rogers of Polk, Rudi- 
sill, Sikes, Taylor of Wayne, Worthington, 
Everett, Burns, Blalock, Stone, Bryant, 
Crawford, Gobble, Harris, McDougle, Davis 
of Dare, Palmer, Jarvis, Quinn, Pearsall, 
Penland, Ross, Sherrill, Sellars, Taylor of 
Stokes, Moore of Jackson, Austin, Pitman 
of Avery. 

Manufactures and Labor Committee : 
(Senate)— Q\aT\i of Bladen (C), McBryde, 
Cherry, Long of Person, Sanders, Pate, Wil- 
son of Davidson, Gray, Larkins, Alexander, 
Hill, Rowe, Gay, Matheny, Ingram, Mar- 
shall, Johnson, White, Long of Halifax, 
Price. 

New Fair Trade Manufacturer 

Ortho Products, Inc. 

Fair Trade Revisions 

The Borden Company announces that ef- 
fective January 1, 1941, the suggested retail 
price of 1-lb. Borden's Beta Lactose is in- 
creased to 65 cents per tin and the minimum 
resale price 59 cents per tin. Also, sug- 
gested minimum resale price of 5-lb. Bor- 
den's Beta Lactose is increased to $2.65 and 
the minimum resale price $2.40 per tin. 

Cosmetiques Tussy Division of Lehn & 
Fink Products Corporation, effective Janu- 
ary 1, 1941, has the following revision. 
Tussy Wind & Weather Lotion — $1.00 size 

Special Package 
Temporary Period: January 2nd, to Janu- 

arj' 25th, 1941. Minimum Resale Price 

during period: 50c. 
Tussy Liquefying cream 

(7% oz.) $1.75 size 

Tussy Emulsified Cleansing 

Cream (8 oz.) $1.75 size 



Tussy Pink Cleansing Cream 

(8 oz.) $1.75 size 

Special Package 
Temporary Period: February 15th, to March 

1st, 1941. Minimum Resale Price during 

period: $1.00. 

The Horlick's Malted Milk Corporation 
has distributed the following schedule effec- 
tive January 20, 1941. 

New Price New Prices Old Prices 

Schedule Each Each 

5 lb. tins 

@ 23V2C $ 1.18 $ 1.15 

10 lb. tins 

@ 22y2C 2.25 2.20 

25 lb. tins 

(g 2iy2C 5.38 5.25 

100 lb. steel drums 

@ 21c 21.00 20.00 

*Lucky Tiger Manufacturing Company re- 
vised its price sheet Avhich is effective Janu- 
ary 1, 1941. This was sent to you direct. 

Luxor Toiletries announces effective Janu- 
ary 6, 1941, Luxor Hand Cream, 50 cents 
size, and Luxor Savon Sachet, will be elimi- 
nated from Luxor Ltd. Schedule "A" Mini- 
mum Price List dated August 1, 1940. 

*Northam Warren Corporation has re\ased 
its price sheet, effective January 1, 1941, 
copy of Avhich was mailed direct to you. 

The Norwich Pharmacal Company has re- 
vised its price sheet as follows, effective 
January 3, 1941. 

Full Minimum Fair 

Item Price Trade Price 

8 Day Treatment $2.17 $2.17 

Thaloin Pills, 30s 15 .15 

Paracin 25 .25 

8 Day Treatment and Thaloin Pills 30s, 
are new additions to the line. The Fair 
Trade price of Paracin and the full price 
is reduced to 25c and cost to the trade has 
been adjusted, the list being reduced to 
$2.00 per dozen. 

*The Prophylactic Brush Company has 
revised two ]irice sheets, effective January 
2, 1941. This was mailed to you direct 
from the company. 

* Please be on the lookout for price sheets 
sent direct and put them in Master Price 
Sheet Book. 



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Sweeten Your Profits by Metchandis- 
ing the Candy Department 

A. D. Pollard 

Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentleman : I 
am very glad of this opportunity to be back 
in Asheville among my friends and am 
highly honored to have a part in this Mer- 
chandising Clinic sponsored by your Asso- 
ciation. I feel this is one of the finest 
things the Association has done in the 
years since I have been affiliated Avith it 
through the T. M. A. 

As your program shows, Mr. Smith, your 
secretary, has allotted me one hour to dis- 
cuss the subject of merchandising your 
candy department. The talk which I have 
prepared reminds me of the story I heard 
I'ecently: It is like the girl's dress, short 
enough to be interesting but long enough 
to cover the subject. 

Speaking of candy merchandising, I be- 
lieve that you will be interested to know the 
amount of candy produced and consumed in 
the U. S. during 1939: Production for 1939 
amounted to two billion, eight hundred and 
ten million, eight hundred and thirty-three 
thousand pounds. The manufacturers' sales 
value of this amount was three hundred and 
eight million, six hundred and sixteen thou- 
sand dollars at an average price of 14.8 cents 
per pound, with a consumption average of 
15.9 pounds per person. The fancy package 
goods, which is the bulk of your business, 
amounted to one per cent of the total. 
Fancy package goods in dollars and cents 
amounted to $10,414,078. These figures, 
gentlemen, are quoted to show you what 
a market there is for fancy package can- 
dies. 

At this time I will endeavor to emphasize 
the merchandising ideas which ^vill help 
you to get your share of this business : 

1. The outside of your store should be 
identified by signs on your windows and dis- 
plays should be installed in your windows 
at frequent intervals, especially during holi- 
day periods. 

2. People unconsciously respond to well- 
arranged displays in your store. This is 
especially true of your candy department. 
You can maintain a colorful, pleasant and 
interesting atmosphere in your store by 



proper display of your candy. Goods can 
be sold, store prestige can be enhanced by 
giving a few minutes of your time each day 
to this department. 

3. It is generally conceded that the best 
way to really sell candy is' by open display, 
preferably located in a prominent part of 
the store. A spotless and well illuminated 
display is a good advertising feature and 
makes it easier for the purchaser to buy. 

4. The sales person must be sold on the 
line of candy carried and thus passes on his 
or her enthusiasm to the prospective custo- 
mer. In this way the sales person is enabled 
to make many candy sales which would 
otherwise be lost. 

5. A knowledge of the merchandise is 
most important. Customer satisfaction is 
created by a knowledge of the goods which 
you are selling — a sales person should be 
familiar with the process of manufacture 
so that he can create interest by being able 
to discuss the outstanding points of the 
finished package. 

6. For best results locate your candy de- 
partment at a heavy traffic point in your 
store where it will be in reach of each adult 
customer. Eye level displays create more 
candy sales than any other type. 

7. Advertise your candy department. This 
may be done by using newspaper mats in 
your local papers, postal cards for a per- 
sonal mailing list or handbills for your 
monthly statements. After this has been 
done the surest way to capitalize on this 
advertising is to have a sales contest be- 
tween your clerks, either by PM or monthly 
prizes. 

Quoting from a man who has been very 
successful in selling candy and Avhose retail 
sales amounted to more than $6,000.00 last 
year: "I have found through attractive in- 
terior and Avindow displays that candy can 
be sold with the least resistance and that 
often many new sales are created by the 
display. When we have a candy display 
in our window our sales increase approxi- 
mately 200%. This we attribute to the fact 
that the customer is familiar with the candy 
and is reminded of it at the point of sale." 

Gentlemen, as you realize, candy is a full 
priced item in your store and is one of the 
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North Carolina News Notes 



About $500 worth of jewelry was stolen 
from the Butler and Lee Drug Company of 
Dunn on the night of January 12. The 
robbery was discovered by Jerry Butler, one 
of the proprietors of the store, Avhen he 
opened up on the following morning. 

The thieves entered the store through a 
skylight, broke into three jewelry cases and 
scooped up 12 to 15 expensive watches, sev- 
eral lockets and other articles of costume 
jewelry. They also got between $25 and 
$30 in cash from a register. There was no 
insurance. 

C. 0. Powers, formerly with Brown's Drug 
Store of Hillsboro, has accepted a position 
with Asher-McAdams Drug Store of Bur- 
lington. The prescription department of 
Brown's is being discontinued. 

Horace Kee who has been connected with 
Jones Drug Company of Franklin, Virginia, 
for the past year has accepted a position 
with the Medical Arts Pharmacy, Norfolk, 
Virginia. One hundred and twenty doctors 
are located in the same building with 
"Horace" so he will have a good opportunity 
for detail work. 

E. V. Stephenson of Madison Drug Co., 
Inc., Madison, X. C, is collecting foreign 
prescriptions. If you have any old ones 
in your files that can be removed, how about 
helping a worthy pharmacist by sending him 
one of them? 

The Hill Home Drug Company of Green- 
ville, purchased l)y Paul B. Bissette, is being 
discontinued. The stock is })cing absorbed 
by the Bissette stores of Greenville and 
Wilson; the fixtures and equipment are for 
sale. 

A very attractive photograph of D. L. 
Boone, Durham, appears on the front cover 
of the January issue of the Southeastern 
Drug Journal. An article relating to the 
life of Mr. Boone will appear in the Febru- 
ary issue of the Southeastern Drug Journal 
written by Miss Alice Noble. 

Miss Antoinnette Salley spent the Christ- 
mas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
Moss Salley of Asheville. Miss Salley is 
Vice-President of the Freshman Class at 
Duke University. 

Lee Moose was an early-in-the-year visitor 
to Asheville, acquainting the druggists with 



the new plan of instruction for pharmacists 
and sales people. 

James W. Harrison attended a conven- 
tion (hamfest) of North Carolina Radio 
Amateurs, held in Charlotte, January 12. 
He reports no lessening of interest in ama- 
teur radio despite the curtailment of many 
activities due to the emergency. Mr. Harri- 
son is operator of his own station: W4FSE. 

Miss Margaret Johnson, daughter of Roy 
Johnson, Asheville, has been seriouslj' ill 
with influenza for the past few weeks. 

Mr. and Mrs. Beaman Pinner have re- 
turned from a brief vacation in South 
Carolina. Mr. Pinner operates Pinner's 
Drug Store in Asheville. 

R. H. Gregory, Jr. and Robert Wimberley 
have purchased Thompson's Pharmacy of 
Rocky Mount from G. Miller Thompson. 

Friends of H. C. Greene of Charlotte will 
be glad to know that he has recovered from 
head injuries suffered this past fall. He is 
now connected with the Wesley Heights 
Pharmacy of Charlotte. 

Moss Salley, Asheville, has recovered from 
a bout with the flu which put him in bed 
for a week. 

New fixtures are being installed in the 
Grove Park Pharmacy of Asheville. G. W. 
Matthews is the popular and progressive 
manager of this drug establishment. 

L. J. Stanley of Charlotte spent sev- 
eral days in New Orleans immediately be- 
fore and after the "Sugar Bowl" game. 

William Woodward, Charlotte Street Phar- 
macy, is the first draftee from an Asheville 
Drug Store. He was inducted into the 
Army under the Selective Service Act and 
left for Fort Bragg on January 17. 

0. L. Johnson has accepted a position 
with the Elizabeth Drug Store, Charlotte. 
He was formerly connected with Wesley 
Heights Pharmacy in that city. 

Wooten-Hall Drug Store and Saunder's 
of Fayetteville are now operating on a 
twenty-four hour basis. 

A. K. Hardee, Jr., of Graham, purchased 
the Park Place Pharmacy, No. 2, of Char- 
lotte on January 1 and will continue to 
operate the business under the name: Har- 
dee Pharmacy. H. W. Wohlford who has 
been with Park Place for a number of years 



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"will remain with the new organization as 
pharmacist. We wish for Mr. Hardee every 
possible success in his new business venture. 

The Lee Drug Store of Jonesboro was 
recently purchased by Fred Ray of Sanford 
and R. N. Watson of Jonesboro. 

J. D. Dover of Hand's Pharmacy, North 
Charlotte, has been confined to his home for 
the past week with influenza. 

Births 

Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Dayvault of Lenoir 
announce the birth of a six and one-half 
pound girl, Joanna, on December 7. Mr. 
Dayvault, a graduate of the State University 
School of Pharmacy and a charter member 
of Eho Chi, has operated Dayvaults Drug 
Store of Lenoir since 1937. 

Deaths 

Robert Henry Thomas, age 44, died 
January 9 in the Veterans Hospital, Payette- 
ville, following a long period of declining 
health during which time he received treat- 
ment in several hospitals. Mr. Thomas was 
connected with Gurley's Drug Store of San- 
ford for a number of years. In 1927 he pur- 
chased the store and continued to operate it 
under the name, Thomas Drug Company, 
until a few months ago. 

A son of the late James Oliver and Mary 
Morgan Thomas of Haywood, Chatham 
County, Mr. Thomas moved to Sanford when 
a young boy with his parents. When the 
World War began, he was the first man to 
leave Lee County to enter service. Going 
to Raleigh, he enlisted as a private in Com- 
pany B, 120th Infantry, 30th Division, and 
was in active service overseas for several 
months. While in service he received in- 
juries to his foot from which he never fully 
recovered. 

Mr. Thomas was a member of the Metho- 
dist Church, the American Legion, Sanford 
Lodge of Masons and was also a Shriner and 
a member of the Junior Order of United 
American Mechanics. He is survived by his 
wife. Their only child, Bobby, died a few 
years ago at the age of 12. 

Funeral services were held at Sanford 
on January 10 and burial made in Buffalo 
Cemetery. Members of the American 
Legion took part in the services at the 
grave. 



Mrs. Gilliam Grissom, age 67, died at her 
residence in McLeansville on December 25 
following an illness of three years. She is 
survived by her husband, former collector 
of internal revenue in North Carolina, and a 
son. Professor Lawrence Grissom of New 
York City. 

Funeral services Avere held at the residence 
in McLeansville on December 26 and the 
body taken to Duke Hospital for cremation 
in accordance with Mrs. Grissom's request. 

Marriages 

The marriage of Miss Dorothy Elizabeth 
Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank 
Mills Miller of Bethleham, Pa., and Amos 
Halsted Cornwell of Lincolnton, took place 
Saturday, January 4, in the First Presby- 
terian Church, Bethlehem. 

The bride was attended by Miss Mary 
Tice, of Bethlehem, a college classmate. Jack 
Barron of Lincolnton was the bridegroom's 
best man. 

The bride was graduated from Bethlehem 
High School and Duke University. She is a 
member of Phi Mu sorority and has been 
teaching in the Lincolnton High School. The 
bridegroom is a graduate of the State Uni- 
versity School of Pharmacy and has operated 
the Economy Drug Co. of Lincolnton for 
several years. He is a member of Kappa 
Psi, Eho Chi, the N. C. P. A. and took an 
active interest in student activities while at 
the University. During his fourth year at 
the University he served as President of the 
School of Pharmacy Student Body. 

The couple will be at home on Cedar 
Street, Lincolnton, after January 13. 

Boyce Hunter Recovers from 
Rabbit Fever 

Boyce Hunter of Myers Park Pharmacy, 
Charlotte, has returned to his work after 
a serious illness caused by rabbit fever. 

Mr. Hunter, who owns a farm near Char- 
lotte, went hunting on Thanksgiving Day 
with a number of his friends. Returning 
home late in the evening with several rabbits 
which he had killed, he decided to skin one 
of them. 

Fever developed several days later and for 
a time ran as high as 103 degrees. Friends 
of Mr. Hunter will be glad to know he has 
recovered and is able to be back in the drug 
store. 



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SWEETEN YOUR PROFITS 

(Continued from Page 28) 
few departments that have not been affected 
l)y cut prices. The Department of Agricul- 
ture in checking 25,000 stores last year 
determined that candy was the most profit- 
able item stocked. 

Carry a complete selection of candy from 
the small items through the package goods, 
keep it fresh, display it effectively and you 
can be assured of "sweet" profits from this 
department. 

Branch of N. C. P. A. Women's 

Auxiliary Organized in 

Asheville 

Mrs. John K. Civil, President of the 
Women's Auxiliary of the N. C. P. A., 
spoke to an enthusiastic gathering of drug- 
gists' wives and wives of men affiliated 
with the drug business in Asheville on 
January 17. The meeting was held at the 
Biltmore Forest residence of Mrs. Lloyd 
Jarrett who acted as hostess to the State 
President. 



Following the address by Mrs. Civil a 
branch of the N. C. P. A. Women's Auxiliary 
was organized. Officers elected to serve dur- 
ing 1941 are: Mrs. George Matthews, Presi- 
dent; Mrs. B. L. Meredith, Vice-President; 
Jlrs. Edwin Nowell, Secretary-Treasurer and 
]\Irs. F. A. Powell, Corresponding Secretary. 

Mrs. John Goode, Mrs. Joseph Claverie 
and Mrs. Garj- Hughes assisted Mrs. Jarrett 
with the entertainment which followed the 
organization activities. 

Federal Pharmacy 

Federal Pharmacy is the name of E. T. 
(Bob) McNair's newly established store in 
Rockingham which is located on Federal 
Highway No. 1 directly opposite the Federal 
Court Building. A new' Pittco front and 
Armstrong asphalt tile floor have been in- 
stalled. 

Mr. McNair, former member of the N. C. 
General Assembly, has operated tlie McNair 
Drug Co. of Rockingham for many years. 
The latter business has been discontinued 
and the stock moved to tlie new location. 



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over one million people. THAT'S BOUND TO BRING CUS- 
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So stock up now . . . buy the $8.00 deal and get the extra 
5% bonus. With this DEAL every sale means EXTRA 
PROFIT, both by the package and at the fountain. 

Give Capudine a prominent display on your counter. It's 
a sure repeater and a generous profit maker. 

Write for dose measure glass, counter cards and dummy cartons. 

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^Ijc Carolina f ournal of ^fjarmacp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BT THE 

North Carolina PHARMACEUTicAii Association 

AT chapel hill, N. C. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 

Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel HiU, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 

Annual Subscription, $1.00 Single Numbers, 15 Cents 

Vol. XXII MARCH, 1941 No. 3 

Officers of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association for 1940-41 

President, also Chairman of Executive Committee _ Joe Hollingsworth, Mt. Airy 

Secretary-Treasurer W. J. Smith, Ohapel Hill 

Secretary-Treasurer N. C. Board of Pharmacy F. W. Hancock. Oxford 

Chairman of the Legislative Committee - Paul H. Thompson, Fairmont 

General Counsel, also Executive Secretary Fair Trade Committee F. O. Bowman, Chapel Hill 

Local Secretary _ I. T. Reamer, Durham 



A Pharmacy Investment 

By Dean J. Allen Reese 

What is the best single investment a pharmacist can make ? Which one 
will pay him the greatest dividends ? In my opinion there is but one answer : 
membership in his state and national associations. The status of no pro- 
fession has improved as much as pharmacy in the last ten years. This has 
been brought about by the combined efforts of the pharmacists of this country, 
not by the efforts of any lone individual. 

If there had not been state and national associations, do you think for a 
moment that pharmacists would be given professional status by the Personal 
Classification of the United States Civil Service Commission ? Do you believe 
that pharmacists would receive commissions in the U. S. Army ? That pharma- 
cists would be employed in Public Health Service, Alcohol Administration, 
the Bureau of Narcotics, the Food and Drug Administration, the Veterans' 
Administration and other positions of equal importance? Would there have 
been any Fair Trade Laws? 

There is one sure wa}' for a pharmacist to develop a real appreciation 
of his state and national associations and that is to take a few minutes and 
picture in his mind the position that pharmacy would occupj^ without these 
organizations. Who would want to attempt to practice the profession under 
these conditions? 

The late Dr. Crockett always considered membership dues in our organi- 
zations as insurance payments for the protection of the profession against 
the ravages of outside forces and for the purpose, of cementing the bonds 
from within. In my opinion these payments constitute the best insurance 
we can have. 

Every pharmacist should consider it not only a privilege but a duty to 
be an active member of his state pharmaceutical association and at least one 
national pharmaceutical organization. — K. P. Neivs. 



34 



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Friends of Dean J. G. Beard will be glad to know he has returned to Chapel Hill 
after a leave of absence from the State University and has resumed his work at the 
School of Pharmacy. A hearty, sincere "Welcome Home" to you, Dean Beard. — W. J. S. 




The gentlemen pictured above are two of North Carolina's most progressive pharma- 
cists. On the left is P. L. Thomas, son of pharmacist E. E. Thomas of Erwin. The 
professionally attired pharmacist on the right is C. H. Oakley, who, with Mr. Thomas, 
jointly owns and operates the Thomas and Oakley Drug Store in Eoxboro. The prescrip- 
tion department, fully equipped and modern in every respect, is a credit to the ability 
and hard work of these two young pharmacists. 



"Tobaccoland," a professionally produced sound movie by March of Time, will be 
available for the Durham Convention in May provided a sufficient number wish to see it. 
The movie, made in North Carolina, shows the growing, curing, selling and processing of 
tobacco. If you are interested in seeing this movie, drop a card to I. T. Reamer, Duke 
Hospital Pharmacy, Durham. 



If you are in the market for some used drug store fixtures and equipment, write 
W. J. Smith, Drawer 151, Chapel Hill, and he will be glad to put you in touch with 
individuals who have such merchandise for sale. 



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Greensboro Drug Club 

"How to take an order over the telephone," 
a thirty-minute movie presented through the 
courtesy of Southern Bell Telephone Co., 
vras the highlight of the regular monthly 
meeting of tlie Greensboro Drug Club on 
the night of February 14. B. J. Sykes, 
President of the local Club, presided. 

Bill Collecting Bad in 
Franklin County 

Dr. Herbert G. Perry, Louisburg physi- 
cian, filed bankruptcy papers in Federal 
Court, February 11, listing assets of $26,- 
100 and debts of $35,711.56. Dr. Perry 
said Franklin folk owed him $211,300 in 
open accounts but he wasn't optimistic about 
collecting. He valued his accounts receiv- 
able at $500. 

Apparently druggists are not the onl;y 
folks who have trouble with their charge 
accounts. 

Durham Convention 

The following resolution presented at the 
1940 Charlotte Convention was referred to 
the Executive Committee by Boger Mc- 
Duffie, Chairman of the Eesolutions Com- 
mittee : 

Whereas, a three-day convention necessi- 
tates a druggist's being away from his busi- 
ness for too long a period of time, and 

Whereas, it is believed that all conven- 
tion business can be taken care of in two 
days, therefore 

Be it Besolved, that we return to the old 
plan of beginning the meetings with an 
evening session and concluding the conven- 
tion two days later. 

On January 31 the Executive Committee 
decided to favor the above resolution and 
voted to begin the Durham Convention on 
the night of May 13 (Begistration oi)cn at 
2:30 P.M.) and to close with the T. M. A. 
entertainment two davs later. 



1941 Legislative Program 

Members of the N. C. Board of Pharmacy 
and the N. C. P. A. Executive Committee 
met with the Legislative Committee in Ba- 
leigh, January 31. The joint group adopted 
a legislative program in line with the recom- 
mendations of the Charlotte Convention. 

J. Leslie Crawford of Pikeville, Wayne 
County Bepresentative, and B. T. Fulghum, 
Johnson County druggist and member of 
the House of Eepresentatives, met with the 
joint group. 

The Executive Committee, meeting in late 
afternoon, examined the records of the Sec- 
retary-Treasurer, set the dates of the Dur- 
ham Convention and elected Miss Alice 
Noble an Honorary Member of the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. 

For the latest news from Raleigh, refer 
to Attorney Bowman's Legal Section. 

Average Credit Ratings 

Who pays his bills the most dependably — 
butcher, baker, or candlestick maker? The 
National Association of Finance Companies 
arranged the following list by occupational 
groups on a percentage basis: 
Office Clerks 92 Auto Mechanics 60 

Retail Grocers 90 Janitors 60 

Store Managers 89 Tenant Farmers 59 
Other Betailers 89 Brickmasons 59 

School Teachers 86 Fire & Police 58 

R. E. Trainmen 86 R. B. Trackmen 58 
B. E. Shopmen 85 Coal Miners 57 



Betail Clerks 
Dentists 
Doctors 
Nurses 
Farm Owners 



83 College Students 56 

82 Dom. Servants 55 

80 Carpenters 53 

71 Hotel Help 48 

71 Auto Salesmen 47 



Factory (men) 70 Com. Laborers 46 

Salesmen, Trav. 69 Bestaurant Help 45 

Gas Station Men 63 Barbers 43 

Factory (women) 61 Truck Drivers 43 

Lawyers 61 Painters and Dec. 38 

Note: We do not guarantee any accounts 
witli a rating of 92. 



36 The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 



Merchandising Clinic 



What? "Merchandising Clinic" sponsored by the State Department of Distributive Edu- 
cation in co-operation with the Greensboro Drug Club, Justice Drug Company and 
the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. 

Where? O. Henry Hotel, Greensboro, North Carolina. 

When? March 5, 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. (Kegistration begins at 9 A.M.). 

This one-day program is being staged for you, 
Mr. Druggist and Drug Clerk, to help you become 
more familiar with modern merchandising meth- 
ods and to acquaint you Avith the problems of your 
fellow druggists. Make your plans now to attend 
this meeting. Send your clerk, Mr. Proprietor, if 
you find it impossible to attend; send him this 
way if you must, but be sure your store is repre- 
sented when the school bell rings for another round 
of merchandising ideas. 




Program 
MORNING 

9 to 10 REGISTRATION. 

10 to 10:30 Address of Welcome by R. J. Sykes, President of the Greensboro Drug Club. 

Response by Joe Hollingsworth, President of the N. C. P. A. 
"Trends in Pharmacy" by W. J. Smith. A brief explanation of the program. 
Ralph Rogers, President-Elect of the N. C. P. A., will preside during the meeting. 
10:30 to 11 "Candy — A Profitable Item for the Retail Druggist" by H. L. Hitchcock, 
sales representative of the Hollingsworth Candy Company. Practical selling ideas 
from a man who has had fifteen years of experience in merchandising candy. 

11 to 12 "More Prescriptions" by Doctor Ralph Clark, Pharmacy Service Department, 

Merck and Company. Practical ideas on how to increase your prescription volume. 

12 to 1 "Professor I. Q. & S." of Elixir University. 

AFTERNOON 

1 to 2 Lunch 

2 to 2:30 "The Retail Drug Institute" by W. Lee Moose. A discussion of the distributive 

education program now underway in Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, Reidsville 
and nearby towns. 
2:30 to 3 "The Legislative Situation in Raleigh" by F. O. Bowman. A discussion of 
the 1941 General Assembly and its effect on the drug business in North Carolina. 

3 to 4 "Sundae School at the Soda Fountain" by J. M. Gates, Jr., sales representative 

of Southern Dairies, Inc. Ice Cream Dipping, Fountain Tune-Up, Color and Displays 
for Special Days and Suggestions for Sundae Making will be considered by the 
speaker. 

4 to 5 "Tar Heel Personalities" by four successful druggists who will discuss problems 

common to all drug stores. J. A. Goode of Asheville will discuss Fair Trade; T. C. 
Yearwood of Charlotte, "Problems in Drug Store Management," etc. 

5 to 6 "Open Forum" conducted by Roger McDuffie. Here's a chance to express your- 

self; to tell the Association what can and should be done to improve the drug 
business in North Carolina. 

6 to 6:30 Seventh Inning Stretch. 

NIGHT 

6:30 to 7:30 Informal dinner at the O. Henry Hotel followed by "Fun with Magic" 
presented by Thomas Hood of Dunn. T. G. Crutchfield will have charge of the 
dinner and entertainment features of the meeting. A registration fee of $1.25 will 
be charged each person attending the program, one dollar of which will be used 
for the dinner. 



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7:30 to 8 "The Wholesaler — A Service Partner for the Eetail Druggist" by P. A. Hayes, 
President of Justice Drug Co. and the National Wholesale Druggists Association. 
Methods for increasing your business will be considered by the speaker. 

8 to 9 "What Vitamins DO FOR US," a thirty-minute movie covering the function and 

sales possibilities of vitamins by Douglas Graham, Professional Products Manager 
of E. E. Squibb & Sons. This was one of the "hit" features of the Asheville Clinic. 

9 to 10 "Essential Oils — -From Flower to Flask." A series of educational movies on the 

production of essential oils. Presented by George R. Fellows, Atlanta Representative 
of Fritzsche Brothers, Inc. 

FINALE 



Retail Drug Institute Clicks 

Attendance at the meetings of the Eetail 
Drug Institute held in Greensboro, High 
Point, Burlington and Eeidsville to date 
has been good with a great deal of interest 
being manifested by the enrollees. Thus 
far two programs have been presented in 
each place (four in Greensboro) with six 
more scheduled for each town within the 
next six weeks. 

"Pharmaceutical Laws and R-egulations," 
with particular emphasis on the State and 
Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic acts, was 
the subject discussed by the instructor dur- 
ing the first two classes. Among the sub- 
jects to be considered on future programs 
are: "The New Psychologj' Applied to Sell- 
ing," "Modern Drug Store Merchandising," 
"Vitamins," "Dental Medicine," "Sources of 
Information for the Pharmacist," "Store 
Arrangement — 'Display" and "Promoting the 
Use of U. S. P. and N. F. Remedies." 

Excerpts from letters received from phar- 
macists participating in the classes : 

"While we have held but two sessions to 
date, I am firmly convinced that the Asso- 
ciation and the Board of Pharmacy are to 
be congratulated on their foresight in co- 
operating with the Department of Education 
in promoting this activity. We have for a 
number of j'ears needed something that 
would enable us to study our problems col- 
lectively under proper leadership. In this 
Drug Institute we have found what we 
needed. With the proper publicity it can 
educate the public to the fact that the 
pharmacist of North Carolina is a profes- 
sional man and not just a merchant. Too 
much importance cannot be attached to the 
proper publicity and regular attendance at 
tliese meetings." C. M. Andrews of Bur- 
lington. 



"In my opinion, one of the most pro- 
gressive steps ever taken by organized phar- 
macy in North Carolina was the launching 
of the Retail Drug Institute. Drug store 
men are usually too busy to attend clinics 
or take refresher courses in college like 
other professional men. The Retail Drug 
Institute fills a much felt need in that it 
brings to the pharmacists of every com- 
munity in the state an instructor who is well 
qualified to diffuse worthwhile knowledge 
of matters pertaining to the retail drug 
business." Roger McDuffie of GTeensboro. 

"The Retail Drug Institute is offering the 
druggists of the State a real oportunity to 
acquaint themselves with the problems fac- 
ing them today and how to meet them. I 
believe, if the druggists will give their full 
co-operation in attendance and support, that 
much good will come of this movement." 
Wayne Russell of High Point. 

". . . from the first meeting there are 
already visible evidences of friendlier atti- 
tudes, better understandings and higher con- 
ceptions of duties and responsibilities.'' 
T. J. Ham, Jr., of Yanceyville. 

"Having read accounts of Retail Drug In- 
stitutes held in other sections of the coun- 
try, I was delighted to have an opportunity 
to attend the Institute at Reidsville under 
the capable leadership of Mr. Moose. At 
the first few meetings the new Food, Drug 
and Cosmetic Act has been the center of 
discussion. Although I had read this Act 
on several occasions, this was the first time 
that I had been able to understand many 
of its phases. These meetings offer an op- 
portunity for the druggists of this section 
to get together, discuss and solve many of 
their proldems, and I am looking forward to 
other meetings of this tyjie in the future." 
E. V. Stephenson of Madison. 



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The Possibilities for Success as a Retail Pharmacist 

in North Carolina 

J. A. Creech and R. A. Kiser 

Jack A. Creech of Salemburg and Ray A. Kiser of Lincolnton recently completed 
a survey of North Carolina druggists on "The Possibilities for Success as a Retail 
Pharmacist in North Carolina." Fifty questionnaires were mailed to pharmacists operating 
stores in 34 towns in this State. From the fifty questionnaires mailed out thirty-five 
answers were received. The results are tabulated below: 

Q. 1. Number (1, 2, 3, etc.) the following qualifications which you consider essential 
in a pharmacist in the order of your preference: (a) Personality, (b) Professional 
proficiency, (c) Experinece, (d) Character and integrity, (e) Personal appearance. 

A. 1. Characteristic ranlil) ranT<;(2) ran1c(3) ranh(4) ranTc(S) 

Professional 

proficiency 5 12 11 4 2 

Personality 14 7 7 4 1 

Experience 2 7 8 8 9 

Character and 

integrity H 7 6 9 

Personal 

appearance 2 3 8 19 

Q. 2. Do you think that a course in interior decorating and merchandising of suffi- 
cient importance to be incorporated in the pharmaceutical curriculum? 

A. 2. Yes: 25. No: 10. 

Q. 3. If you had two applicants for a position as a registered pharmacist, one a man, 
the other a woman, and both with equal qualifications, which would you choose? 

A. 3. Pharmacists preferring women employees 2 out of 35. Pharmacists preferring 
men employees 32 out of 35. Pharmacists without preference as to sex of employees 
1 out of 35. 

Q. 4. Do you prefer married or single pharmacists as employees? 

A. 4. Pharmacists preferring married employees 22 out of 35. 

Q. 5. Approximately what salary (in dollars per month) could a pharmacist expect 
in your town with only the required minimum (one year) of drug store experience? 

' A 5 Those paying $100 $125 $150 $110 $120 $135 $140 

9 11 6 1 1 3 3 

Q. 6. (a) Approximately what salary (in dollars per month) could a pharmacist 
expect' after 5 years of satisfactory service to his employer and assuming normal business 
years? (b) Approximately what salary does a head fountaineer receive in your store? 
(c) How many registered pharmacists work in your store including yourself? 

A 6 (a) Those paying $125 $140 $150 $165 $175 $200 

3 1 12 2 8 8 

(b) Those paying $60 $65 $70 $75 $80 $85 $90 $100 $175 

221 12 341 71 

(c) 10 stores employed 1 registered pharmacist. 21 stores employed 2 registered 
pharmacists. 2 stores employed 3 registered pharmacists. 2 stores did not give the 
number of employed pharmacists. 

Q. 7. (a) What is the population of your city? (b) How many drug stores are 
tliere in' your city? (e) What do you consider an adequate number of drug stores 
for your city? 

A. 7. (a) The populations of the towns covered in the survey varied from 600 to 
97 000'with an average of 14,862. (b) The average number of drug stores in the tomis 
covered by this survey was 9. (c) The adequate number of stores is 6 (based on the 
answers received on the questionnaires returned). 

Q. 8. (a) Make a guess as to the stock investment and gross income of the average 
drug store in your city, (b) Number the following departments (1, 2, 3, etc.) in your 
store as they make up your net income: (A) Cosmetic, (B) Prescription, (C) Fountain, 
(D) Patent Medicine. 



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A. 8. (a) The average stock investment in stores represented in this survey is 
The average gross income of stores represented in this survy is! $24,053.57. 

(b) Department rating 1 rating 2 rating 3 

Prescriptions 20 2 4 

Cosmetics 5 4 

Fountain 5 12 10 

Patent medicine 2 11 10 



18,953.13. 

rating 4 

2 

20 

1 

6 

Q. 9. (a) Do you believe that pharmacy shows signs of improving as a means of 
making a living? (b) Do you believe that pharmacy is gaining prestige as a profession? 

A. 9. (a) Twenty-seven of the pharmacists represented in this survey believe that 
pharmacy shows signs of improving as a means of making a living. Eight pharmacists 
did not believe that pharmacy shows signs of improving as a means; of making a living. 
(b) Thirty pharmacists believe that pharmacy shoves signs of gaining recognition as a 
profession. Five pharmacists believe not. 

Q. 10. Please add any information or personal comment which you consider pertinent 
to this report. 

A. 10. (a) "Good registered pharmacists are hard to find. For example, I had 14 
applicants for a position as registered pharmacist, and not one of them was satisfactory. 
I finally hired a registered assistant." (b) "I recommend the addition of industry and 
hard work to the qualities mentioned in question 1." (c) "I would prefer a married 
man if I was single." (d) "Pharmacy like any other profession will provide a good 
income if you work hard." (e) "In order for pharmacy to improve as a profession and 
as a means of making a living, drug store standards must be established and the number 
of drug stores must be limited to the population." (f) "Pharmacists will benefit by 
organizing and working together." (g) "Eefresher courses should be offered for practic- 
ing pharmacists to enable them to keep abreast of the time and help them to retain their 
interest, in their profession." (h) "Professional pharmacy is our only hope." (i) "Phar- 
macy is definitely gaining recognition as a profession." (j) "The pharmacy student 
should have some experience in taking prescriptions over the phone." 



1941 Honor Roll 

The names of the first 100 members to 
mail their Association dues to the Secretary- 
Treasurer were published in the February 
issue of the Journal. Since that time a 
number of additional payments have arrived 
but lack of space prevents our publishing 
the names of the contributors. 

Two members, Fred Eay, Jr., of Jones- 
boro and W. C. Wrike of Graham, paid their 
1941 dues last year. By error their names 
were omitted from the Honor Roll last 
month where they rightly belonged. 

The Association is doing everything in its 
power to fight adverse legislation in Ra- 
leigh, particularly the Wage and Hour Act 
which will wreck the drug business of this 
state if it is enacted into law. If you 
haven't mailed your dues check to date, 
please do so at once in order that the offi- 



cers of the Association may use their entire 
time to fight your battles in Raleigh. 



We are indebted to Pharmacist H. 0. 
Holland of Apex for the following poem: 

ENOUGH OF HELL 

The druggist stood at the Pearly Gate, 
His face was worn and old. 
He meekly asked the man of Fate 
Admission to the fold. 

"What have you done," St. Peter asked, 
"To seek admittance here?" 
"Oh, I labored as a pharmacist 
On the Earth for many a year." 

The gate swung open sharply 

As Peter touched the bell. 

"Come in," he said, "And take a harp, 

You've had enough of Hell." 



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The Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of 

the American Druggists' Fire 

Insurance Company 

The Annual Stockholders and Directors 
Meeting of the A. D. F. I. Company was 
held in Cincinnati on February 11th and 
12th. Because of the illness of some of 
the Board of Directors there was less than 
the usual number of shares of the Stock of 
the Company represented at the Meeting, 
hut there was well over a majority repre- 
sentation. 

During the year 1940 the Company ex- 
perienced 657 losses which is more than for 
any other one year during the history of the 
Company, but fortunately many of these 
losses were comparatively small so that the 
net result to the Company was a little less 
than for 1939. 

On January 1st, 1941, the A. D. F. I. 
Company had Capital and Surplus over all 
Eeserves of $1,924,750.12 with Unearned 
Premiums or Ee-Insurance Reserve amount- 
ing to $223,201.03, shomng total available 
Surplus and Eeserves for the protection of 
policyholders of $2,147,951.15. 

At the Annual Meeting, the Board of 
Directors declared a dividend of 10% on 
the par value of the Stock, to Stockholders 
of record on February 12th, payable on 
March 1st. 

The Stockholders at their Annual Meet- 
ing elected the following Directors: James 
H. Beal of Cocoa, Florida ; Edw. W. Stucky 
of Indianapolis, Indiana ; William C. An- 
derson of Brooklyn, New York; G. 0. 
Young of Buckhaunon, West Virginia ; J. S. 
Rutledge of Akron, Ohio; Edward Voss, Jr., 
of Cincinnati, Ohio; John Weisel of Mon- 
roe, Michigan; Samuel C. Davis of Nash- 
ville, Tennessee; Walter Rothwell of Hat- 
boro, Pennsylvania; P. J. Suttlemyre of 
Hickory, North Carolina; C. S. Heimstreet 
of Lake Mills, Wisconsin ; H. M. Lerou of 
Norwich, Connecticut ; Jos. A. Hettinger of 
Chicago, Illinois; J. Otto Kohl of Cin- 
cinnati, Ohio and W. P. Starkey of Cin- 
cinnati, Ohio. 

The Board of Directors elected tlie fol- 
lowing Officers for the ensuing year: James 
H. Beal, President ; G. O. Young, Vice-Presi- 
dent; W. P. Starkey, Secretary; Walter 
Rothwell, Treasurer; Edward Voss, Jr., 



Assistant Treasurer and David P. Pickrel, 
General Counsel. 

On Tuesday evening, February 11th the 
visiting Officers, Directors and Stockholders, 
together with many of the local Stock- 
holders, met at tlie Cincinnati Club at a 
Memorial Dinner in memory of Frank H. 
Freericks who from the beginning of the 
Company until his death the latter part of 
January, served in the capacity of Secretary 
and General Counsel. Brief memorial talks 
were made by J. Otto Kohl representing 
the National Association of Retail Drug- 
gists, Melvin Reid of the Ohio State Phar- 
maceutical Association, Harry Schmuelling 
of the Cincinnati Veteran Apothecaries As- 
sociation and Gilbert Kurz, President of 
the Ohio Valley Druggists' Association. In 
the absence of President Beal, Senator G. 
O. Young of West Virginia was Master of 
Ceremonies. A brief biography of Mr. Free- 
ricks was presented by newly elected Gen- 
eral Counsel, David P. Pickrel and a Trib- 
ute was added by W. P. Starkey for those 
in the Home Office who for many years had 
been closely associated with Mr. Freericks. 
The occasion was one which will linger long 
in the memories of those present. 

Moose Speaks to Winston-Salem 
Drug Club 

W. Lee Moose, Retail Drug Institute in- 
structor, spoke at the regular montlily meet- 
ing of the Winston-Salem Drug Club on 
January 29. The speaker outlined the work 
which he expects to do under the distribu- 
tive education program now underway in 
North Carolina. 

W. A. Gilliam, President of the Club, 
presided over the meeting. 



For Sale 

To responsible party the controlling 
interest of the Brame Chemical Com- 
pany, Inc. This company owns the 
formula and Trademark for Brame's 
Vapomentha Salve. Also a manufac- 
turing plant and other equipment. 

Interested parties please contact 
Arthur Ross, Jr. 

Asheboro, N. C. 



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Legislation 

This is written on February 17, 1941, and 
the Legislature has been in session fortj'- 
one daj's. All indications still point to one 
of the shortest Legislative Sessions that 
North Carolina has had in more than a de- 
cade. Withal, however, there is reasonable 
probability that fights may develop on some 
of the major pending legislation, such as 
appropriations, the raising of additional 
revenue to meet same, wage and hour meas- 
ures, workman's compensation law, reappor- 
tionment or restricting bill, statewide refer- 
endum proposal, etc., that may result in a 
much longer session than is now anticipated. 

In previous Legislatures both the Finance 
and Appropriations Bills have been intro- 
duced simultaneously. This time, the Fi- 
nance Committee has completed its work 
on the Budget Eevenue Bill, introduced it 
and the bill has passed its three successive 
readings in the Lower House and has been 
sent to the Senate. This body is expected to 
rush it through its three successive read- 
ings, as did the House so that this important 
Legislation will be enacted and out of the 
way. 

The Appropriations Bill is expected to be 
introduced in the House and passed dur- 
ing the week. It is noAV felt that the 
revenue provided in the pending Eevenue 
Bill will be sufficient to take care of the 
appropriations made. If this situation re- 
mains it is unlikely that further tax pro- 
posals will be offered. If otherwise, addi- 
tional tax increases and perhaps new tax 
proposals will be submitted in order to 
balance the budget. 

Legislation now pending of greatest im- 
portance to retail druggists are the Wage 
and Hour Bills (3 in number) and the pro- 
posed Compensation Law. The Wage and 
Hour Bill that will receive the strongest sup- 
port is the one that has been recommended 
by a majority of the members of the Fair 



Labor Standards Commission, provided for 
by the 1939 General Assembly and appointed 
by Gov. Hoey. This measure has been en- 
dorsed by the present governor. It pro- 
vides simply the striking out of the ex- 
emptions contained in the 1939 Act. The 
number of tliis bill is S. B. 127— H. B. 304, 
introduced in the Senate by Senator Clark 
of Bladen and in the House by Eepresenta- 
tive McEachern of Hoke, and was referred 
to Labor Committees of the House and 
Senate respectively, of which these two 
gentlemen are chairmen. A public hearing 
will be lield before these Committees meet- 
ing jointly, but the date at this time has not 
been set. Your officers will expend every 
effort in trying to get an exemption to the 
bill protecting retail drug stores. 

The proposed compensation law places all 
stores Avith five or more employees under 
this Act. As the laAv now stands retail es- 
tablishments with seven employees and less 
are exempted. 

All County Chairmen have been written 
some two or three times with respect to the 
proposed Prophylactic Bill which we hope to 
have introduced in the Legislature soon. 
Likewise, copies of the bill have been fur- 
nished the Officers and County Chairmen. 
These have been asked to contact not only 
their respective Eepresentatives and Sena- 
tors, but thej' have been urged to get their 
local physicians, health officers and welfare 
officers and druggists of their county to see 
their Eepresentatives concerning this pro- 
posed legislation. It is obvious that the bill 
can not be enacted if it is proposed and 
sponsored only by retail pharmacists, since 
under the bill sales are limited to retail 
drug stores. Considerable ground work has 
been done in behalf of the measure in Ea- 
leigh and the reaction has been in some 
degree favorable. We shall continue this 
work until we think the time is ripe to have 
it introduced. It must be borne in mind 
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Scott Drug Company Celebrates Half 
a Century of Service 

On March 5, 1941, the Scott Drug Com- 
pany of Charlotte will celebrate a half cen- 
tury of service to the retail druggists of 
North and South Carolina. The editors of 
the Carolina Journal, op Pharmacy join 
with the many friends and customers of 
Scott Drug Company throughout the Caro- 
linas in saluting this progressive wholesale 
drug house. 

Eeprodueed below is part of a sketch on 
the "History of the Scott Drug Company" 
which appeared in the October, 1925, issue 
of the Carolina Journal, of Pharmacy: 

"Before 1891 there was not an exclusively 
wholesale drug house in the Carolinas. 
'Wholesale and Retail' was the slogan in 
those good old days. While working the 
retail 'country trade' for Wilson and Bur- 
well, 'Wholesale and Retail Druggists,' John 
M. Scott began to dream dreams of a busi- 
ness which would be strictly wholesale — 
that would distribute druggists' sundries, 
pharmaceuticals and everything carried by 
the most up to date retail stores, and that 
would have salesmen covering both the Caro- 
linas. In those days that was a most 
ambitious dream, but results have shown 
that 'He builded better than he knew.' 

"In March, 1891, Mr. Scott formed a 
$10,000 partnership with the late R. H. 
Jordan and launched upon the business sea 
under the name of Jordan and Scott, the 
first exclusively wholesale drug house in the 
Carolinas. From this very modest beginning 
the business grew from year to year. In 
1900 Mr. Jordan retired from the firm and 
the establishment was incorporated under 
the name of John M. Scott and Co., with 
John M. Scott as president; Walter Scott, 
vice-president; and H. G. Harper, secretary 
and treasurer. The firm soon outgrew its 
quarters on Tryon Street and a large build- 
ing of its own was erected on South College 
Street. Following the death of Mr. Harper, 
the secretary-treasurer, in 1923, the business 
was again reorganized and a number of 
faithful employees taken into the company 
to share in its success and responsibilities. 
The name of the corporation was changed 
to the Scott Drug Company with Walter 
Scott, president; Zeb M. Moore and S. J. 
North, vice-presidents; E. M. Hannon, secre- 
tary-treasurer ; John M. Scott, chairman of 
the board of directors, which is composed 
of Jolm M. Scott, Walter Scott, Zeb M. 
Moore, S. J. North, E. M. Hannon, J. B. 
O'Bannon, W. L. Pierce, John W. Bennick 
and J. R. Henderson." 



Officers of the Scott Drug Company at 
the present time are : John M. Scott, Presi- 
dent; Walter Scott, Jr., Vice-President; E. 
M. Hannon, Sec'y & Treas. ; J. W. Bennick, 
Ass't Sec'y & Sales Manager and J. L. 
Fesperman, Ass't Treasurer. The sales 
force is composed of ten men: A. S. Mc- 
Cord, E. C. Cagle, Nick Schmitt, D. F. 
Norman, E. R. Mclntyre, A. M. Gwynn, L. 
C. Sappenfield, Horace Hovis, W. L. Dunn 
and William Ardrey. 

The University Pharmacy Senate 

Fred Dees, Jr. 

The Senate has just passed its first birth- 
day, having been organized in February, 
1940. At times it has been a hard fight to 
keep the organization going but through the 
interest and co-operation of students and 
faculty members, it has successfully sur- 
vived its first year. By the time this goes 
to press, w'e will have been recognized by 
University officials as an active campus or- 
ganization. 

The Winter Quarter activities have thus 
far brought forth the following interesting 
topics for discussion : "Detailing the Physi- 
cian by the Pharmacist"; "The Possible 
Success of Pharmacists in North Carolina" 
and "Policies in Pharmacy." The student 
members have presented these subjects very 
ably and the knowledge gained should prove 
of value in later years. 

An attractive key for the Senate has been 
selected and orders are now being accepted. 
Any alumni member of the Senate who 
graduated in good standing may obtain one 
of these keys by writing Bill Sheffield, 210 
Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill. The price of 
the key will be $3.00. 

The constitution has been drawn up and 
approved by the Senate and each member 
has been presented a copy. 

As the Senate moves into its second year, 
its members are resolving to make it a more 
beneficial and practical organization in the 
future. Any suggestions made by Journal 
readers for improving the organization will 
lie gladly received. 



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Minimum Requirements for Prescription Department 
Effective January 1, 1941 

H. V. McAllister of Chapel Hill 

The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy at the November meeting in Chai>el Hill 
used the regulatory power granted it by the Act governing the practice of pharmacy 
to make a. regulation regarding the technical equipment of tieic drug stores to be opened 
after January 1st, 1941, as well as those changing ownership. 

This regulation pro\'ides that certain technical equipment or apparatus must be 
secured and maintained by the store before a permit shall be issued by the Secretary of the 
Board. Tliis has been found necessary in order to insure the public of properly com- 
pounded prescriptions in certain stores that open on the proverbial "shoestring." Such 
places have been found not to be properly equipped to render adequate prescription service. 

The adopted list of equipment does not enumerate all that is desirable but represents 
that which, in the opinion of the Board of Pharmacy, is essential. Those who contemplate 
opening a new store or assuming ownership of an established store should consider this 
regulation before making such a move. The required list is as follows : 

NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHARMACY 

It is hereby certified, under oath, that this store has and will keep on hand all appara 
tus listed below: 

Glass Graduates 

Apothecaries Metric 

1—60 Minim 1— lOcc 

2—2 Ounce 1— 60cc 

2—4 Ounce 1— 125cc 

1 — 16 Ounce 1— oOOcc 

Or, one set of Apothecaries listed above' but witli Metric graduation as well. 

Mortars and Pestles Glass Funnels Stirring Rods 

1 — 2 Ounce, glass or 1 — 2 Ounce 3 — Glass, assorted sizes 

porcelain 1 — 8 Ounce 1 — Hard Rubber 

1 — '8 Ounce, glass or 1 — 16 Ounce 

porcelain 
1 — 4 Ounce, Wedgewood 
1 — 16 Ounce, Wedgewood 

Test Tubes, Test Tube Rack Pill Tile and Ointment Slab 

and Holder 1— Pill Tile 10 x 12 inches 

6 — Hard glass test tubes 1— Ointment Slab 10 x 12 

(assorted sizes) inches (minimum) 

1 — Each, Rack and Holder 

Balances Weights Sieves 

1 — Sensitive to 1/10 grain 1 — Set Apothecaries, i/_. 1 — Set otiicial sieves or 

1 — Sensitive to 1 grain grain to 2 Drams flour sifter 

1 — Rough Balance 1 — Set Metric 1 Mgm to 

100 Gm. 
1 — Set Avoirdupois, Vi ounce 
to o pounds 

Suitable faiilities for recording and filing ])res(Tiptions. 

Spatulas 

Stainless Steel Hani Rubber 

1 — 4 inch 1 — Large 

1—6 inch 1— Small 

1—8 inch 

Usable Supplies (Adequate Supply of Each) 
(a) Prescription Bottles, M; to :^2 ozs. ; (li) I)roi)i)C'r P.ottlcs, 2 Drams to 2 ozs. ; 
(cj Pill and Powder Boxes, assorted sizes; (d) Glass Tablet and Liquid Vials; (e) Empty 
Capsules No. 00 to o; (f) Weighing Paper; (g) Powder Cartons, 1 to 16 ozs.; (h) Duster 
Top Cartons, assorted; (i) Filter Paper, assorted; (j) Ointment Pots, % to 16 ozs.; 
(k)~ Ointment Tubes, assorted; (1) Labels, adequate supply; (m) Clean Towels, adequate 
supplj'. 



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Books 

Latest edition of the U. S. P. and N. F. or a standard commentary on these two 
publications. New and Non-Official Remedies. 

Signed 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this day of , 194 



My Commission expires. 



Notary Public 



Parke, Davis Display Wins 
Top Award 

Back in the days of the Forty-niners, a 
pioneer pharmacist named Justin Gates left 
his California home town in a covered 
wagon, stocked with a variety of medicinal 
preparations, to assist physicians in their 
battle against disease that was rampant 
in the mining camps of the West. 

Taking the spirit of Pharmacist Gates as 
typical of that of his entire profession, 
Parke, Davis & Co. developed an unusually 
attractive window display illustrating an 
arrival of the covered wagon pharmacy at a 
mining camp during an epidemic when medi- 
cal supplies were badly needed. 

The unit was developed as a token of co- 
operation with the pharmaceutical profession 
for use during National Pharmacy Week, ob- 
served late in October of 1940. So success- 
ful was the display and so distinguished its 
design and rendition, that the unit has now 
won Top Award in the Window Displays 
division of the 10th annual All-America 
Package Competition, sponsored by Modern 
Packaging Magazine. 

Literally thousands of pharmacists upon 
seeing pictures of the display voluntarily 
made requisitions for same. After installa- 
tion, numerous pharmacists voluntarily 
wrote the company to express favorable 
comments regarding the attention the dis- 
play was creating among consumers. Nume- 
rous educators in various parts of the coun- 
try have written, seeking copies of the dis- 
play and many state and city museums have 
placed copies on exhibit, thus further demon- 
strating the effectiveness of the historical 
appeal here utilized. 

The display was designed by George H. 
Gift, and produced by the Thomas A. Schutz 
Co. 

The award trophies will be officially pre- 
sented at the All-America Presentation Ban- 
quet to be held at the Stevens Hotel, Chi- 
cago, on April 2nd. 



1939 Drug Sales Up 

Retail Drug Sales in North Carolina dur- 
ing 1939 totaled $24,071,000 for an average 
of nearly $28,000 a store. 1939 business 
was 28 per cent ahead of 1935 but 4 per 
cent behind 1929. The average number of 
employees in the drug business during 1939 
was 3,752 as compared with a total of 2,957 
in 1929. 

The total pay roll amounted to $3,184,000 
in 1939; to $3,173,000 in 1929. Thus the 
average pay roll has decreased from $1,073 
in 1929 to $848 in 1939, Compensation of 
proprietors is not included in the pay-roll 
figures quoted above. 

Of the 26 North Carolina cities having a 
population of more than 10,000, Salisbury 
has the highest average volume of drug 
business with Gastonia trailing a close sec- 
ond. Greenville, ranking 26th, is at the 
bottom of the list. 

Reliable reports reaching this office indi- 
cate that business during 1940 topped the 
1939 figures considerably and every indica- 
tion at the present time points to continued 
business expansion during 1941. 

Trip to Eli Lilly and Company 

A party of students from the State Uni- 
versity School of Pharmacy will leave Dur- 
ham on March 18 for a visit to Eli Lilly 
laboratories of Indianapolis, Indiana. The 
students will be accompanied by a number 
of registered pharmacists and alumni of 
the School. While in Indianapolis they will 
be the guests of Eli Lilly and Company at 
one of the local hotels. 

The party will leave Durham at 1:45 P.M. 
on March. 18 and go by way of Lynchburg 
and Cincinnati to Indianapolis, arriving in 
that city at 10:10 A.M. on March 19. The 
return trip will be via "Queen City Special" 
scheduled to arrive in Durham at 3 : 40 P.M., 
March 22. Estimated cost of the entire 
trip (food, transportation, etc) is $22.70. 



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St. Valentine's Night in 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Mrs. Philip Van Every 
Corresponding Secretary 

Many sets were dancing at clubs and 
places Avliere people congregate to make 
gay on holidays, but of all the sentimental 
crowds who were celebrating St. Valen- 
tine's, the Charlotte Druggist Auxiliary 
along with their husbands were the happiest, 
most lighthearted, most sentimental and the 
gayest. 

We planned a grand party, but it turned 
out "grander" than that ! ! ! 

To begin with, the Eed Fez Club is a 
"yummy" place to have a dinner dance. 
Facing the Catawba river lends glamour 
to the place and inside is a huge (and I do 
mean huge) fireplace which makes you love 
it all at once. Mrs. John K. Civil, our 
state president, and Mrs. D. L. Wheeler re- 
ceived the guests. We had our dinner in the 
regular dining room which is in the base- 
ment; and it looked simply beautiful. In 
the center of the officers ' and honor guests ' 
table, Avas a large Valentine box, white 
trimmed with oodles of red cellophane. 
Candle holders of milk glass holding tall 
red candles flanked each side of the tables, 
which had centerpieces of red and white 
sweetpeas with fern in shallow milkglass 
bowls. It really was artistic and made 
a very pretty picture. Favors were at each 
place, and these consisted of tiny boxes of 
candy. But on with our party! 

Mrs. T. N. Edwards, our president, was 
visiting in Florida and so Mrs. Dan Wheeler, 
our vice-president, presided. (And I must 
add she did it beautifully). Mr. Clyde 
Webb asked grace. 

Mr. E. H. Hemmle, president of the Drug 
Travellers here in Charlotte, sang ' ' Short '- 
nin Bread" and "The Old Mill Stream." 
He has a beautiful deep baritone voice, and 
it's a real treat to hear him. Everyone 
joined in to sing "The Old Mill Stream" 
and then got very sentimental and sang, 
"Let Me Call You Sweetheart. "—Sigh ! 
Sigh! 

The "Dipsy Doodlers" played during the 
dinner and their string band is really good. 



By that time, everyone was feeling happy 
and groaning besides, after a real chicken 
dinner with all the ' ' trimmins ! ' ' So, we 
decided better we take some active steps by 
distributing the Valentines. Mr. John Civil 
distributed these and each person had to 
read his Valentine over the loud speaker. 
They were comic ones and each a riot. 

And now the highlight of the evening — 
the prizes! First we will tell you of the 
men's prizes for they were our guests. Mr. 
John Civil won the fitted case given by 
Scott Drug Company. Mr. T. C. Yearwood 
won the Houbigant set and Mr. W. S. Ober- 
shain won the novelty gift which was a 
china dog and tiny fire plug. 

Mrs. S. L. Bonney won the handkerchief 
of the month by Vogue, Mrs. E. H. Mars- 
ton, a lovely compact, Mrs. C. W. Hagood, 
a huge box of Nunnally's candy, and Mrs. 
Dan Wheeler, a box of Scarlett O 'Hara 
candy. Mrs. Jim Beaty won the Bichard 
Hudnut set, and Mrs. Clyde Lisk, a lovely 
box of soap. 

Mrs. John K. Civil, our state president, 
said, "Oh! I wanted that soap!" So, Mrs. 
Lisk went flying up to her table and pre- 
sented her with a cake. With that, Johnny 
Benniek flew to the loudspeaker and said, 
"What do you want to do, give John one 
more good scrubbing?" 

Mrs. Civil asked everyone who got a 
prize to personally thank the firms who 
donated that gift. She then told us that 
the Greensboro women were planning to 
organize an auxiliary, and that she thought 
the Durham, N. C. women would organize 
soon, since the N. C. Convention will be 
held there. As you know, she recently 
helped organize an auxiliary in Asheville, 
X. C. So we are looking forward to having 
these new auxiliaries. 

Mrs. Wlieeler thanked the committee for 
arranging the party, and Mr. C. II. Smitli 
tlianked them in behalf of the men. 

\ collection was taken of $5.50 for the 
Bundles for Britain. 

Tlien everyone went upstairs to dance or 
play bridge. 

Mrs. Civil was stunning in a beautiful 
French blue velvet dinner gown. 

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General News Items 

Fire on the night of February 10 par- 
tially destroyed the Pembroke Drug Com- 
pany of Pembroke. The loss was partially 
covered by insurance. Several weeks ago 
the prescription department of Sutton's 
Drug Store, Inc., of Edenton was almost 
completely destroyed by fire. 

W. H. Canaday, pharmacist with the 
Prince Drug Co. of Tabor City, is visiting 
relatives in Oklahoma and writes that he 
expects to return to North Carolina soon. 
J. H. Standi of Selma is acting as relief 
pharmacist while Mr. Canaday is away. 

Several weeks ago we received a letter 
from England with the wording, "On His 
Majesty's Service," at the top of the en- 
velope. For a moment we thought it was 
an invitation to join and contribute to 
something but it turned out to be a request 
from the Director of the Science Museum 
Library, South Kensington, London, for a 
copy of the Carolina Journal of Phar- 
macy. It seems that No. 10, Vol. 21 didn't 
arrive. From the tone of the letter appar- 
ently the loss of No. 10 was more disturb- 
ing than Hitler's bombs. 

P. A. Hayes left for Florida on Friday, 
February 14, and expects to return to 
Greensboro on March 3. P. A. certainly 
deserves a vacation because his work has 
tripled since he was elected President of 
the National Wholesale Druggists Associa- 
tion. 

0. H. Lyon of Hollywood, California, 
writes that he is returning to North Caro- 
lina. Mr. Lyon operated a drug store in 
Plymouth, N. C, at one time. 

P. J. Suttlemyre of Hickory is certainly 
a busy pharmacist these days. We know 
of two business trips he made to Cincinnati, 
Ohio, within the past three Aveeks. 

We are indebted to Wayne Russell of 
High Point for an emblem which he de- 
signed for the N. C. P. A. Wayne, if you 
do not know, is a first-class artist. 

Several weeks ago an eastern North Caro- 
lina druggist had a jar of Unguentine re- 
turned to him because it had no "onion" 
odor. The same pharmacist had a call for 
"Sanitary Oil Capsules." 



L, M. Bobbitt's Sports Peerless Pride, one 
of the nation's most renowned field trial 
dogs was seriously injured while running a 
bird course near Farmington, N. C, on Janu- 
ary 30. Twenty-three hours after the acci- 
dent, the dog was found by a searching 
party at the foot of a 25-foot ledge. Travel- 
ing at high speed in a narrow wooden strip, 
the dog had apparently fallen over a wash- 
out in the terrain below. Sports Peerless 
Pride has been worth more than $10,000 to 
his owner. 

If you have to do all your bookkeeping 
yourself, you will be interested in the sim- 
plified set of books which Doctor Paul C. 
Olsen has just compiled. It's simple as 
ABC and costs but $1. Send your order to 
Paul C. Olsen, 43rd St. and Kingressing 
Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Paul Yount of the Smith Drug Store, 
Newton, is vacationing in Florida. 

Kenneth Poston, of The Conover Drug 
Company, has enlisted in the National 
Guard. He is in the 105th Engineers, Com- 
pany F, Fort Jackson, and has been pro- 
moted to Corporal. 

Horace Yount, formerly with the Chero- 
kee Drug Co. of Gaffney, S. C, and former 
partner in the Central Drug Co. of New- 
ton, is now connected with the Conover Drug 
Company. 

C. G. Hicks of Eeidsville has accepted a 
position with Boon-Iseley Drug Company, 
Raleigh. 

Paul Thompson, Chairman of the Legisla- 
tive Committee, has called a meeting of this 
group at Raleigh on February 25. 

Lee Moose reports a total registration of 
83 in the Retail Drug Institute to date. 



Plan to attend the Durham 
Convention, May 13-'14^15 



Board of Pharmacy Examinations 

The next examinations of the North Caro- 
lina Board of Pharmacy will be held in 
Chapel Hill on June 17, 1941. Full infor- 
mation concerning the examinations may be 
obtained from Sectetary-Treasurer F. W. 
Hancock, Oxford, North Carolina. 



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Marriages 

Miss Lillian Miles and B. C. Brown Avere 
married at noon, Saturday, January 18, at 
Elm Street Christian Church, Greensboro. 
Only a few friends and relatives were pres- 
ent for the ceremony. 

The bride was given in marriage by her 
brother, Charles Eay Miles, of Norfolk, Va., 
and attended by Miss Mildred Edmundson. 
Mr. Brown had Stephen W. Frontis for his 
best man and ushers Avere Robert Lankford, 
of Elkin and Lon D. Eussell. 

Mrs. Brown was graduated from high 
school at Germanton, where she made her 
home with her grandmother, and later from 
the School of Nursing at Memorial Hospital, 
Mt. Airy. Formerly on the staff of Wesley 
Long Hospital, she has been doing private 
nursing in Greensboro recently. Mr. Brown 
is a graduate of the State University School 
of Pharmacy, having received his license to 
practice pharmacy in 1931. He is associated 
with the Cecil-Russell Drug Co., Inc., of 
Greensboro. 

After the ceremony the couple left for a 
trip to New York. After January 28 the 
couple will be at home at No. 7, Fairfax 
Apartments, East Bessemer Avenue. 

Births 
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hall, Jr. of Wil- 
mington announce the birth of a girl on the 
night of February 4. Mr. Hall operates 
a drug store at Carolina Beach but for the 
past few months has been stationed at Camp 
Jackson with the National Guard. 

Deaths 

Henry Clay Ross, age 39, died January 
8 following an illness of two weeks. He 
was critically ill for only 12 hours. 

Mr. Ross, at the time of his death, was 
manager of Patterson Drug Company, Win- 
ston-Salem, and very active in the Winston- 
Salem Drug Club, having served as presi- 
dent of this organization during 1939-'4n. 
He was educated at the University of North 
Carolina School of Pharmacy and received 
his license to practice pharmacy in 1926. 

Mr. Ross was a member of Ardmore 
Methodist Church and Sunday School. He 
was a member of the Winston-Salem Lions 
Club, the North Carolina Pharmaceutical 
Association and at the time of his death 



was serving as Chairman of the N. C. P. A. 
Membership Committee and on the Fair 
Trade Committee. 

Immediate survivors include the widow, 
who before marriage was Miss Juana Pin- 
nix ; one son. Jack ; the mother, Mrs. H. E. 
Ross, Badin; two brothers and sisters and 
the grandmother, Mrs. B. J. Smith of 
Mount Pleasant. Members of the Winston- 
Salem Lions Club attended the funeral in a 
body; burial Avas in the Methodist Church 
Cemeterj', Kernersville. 



Doctor Aurelius McDonald Bennett, age 
79, died at his home in Bryson City on 
January 20 following a heart attack. Fune- 
ral services were conducted from the Bry- 
son City Presbyterian Church with inter- 
ment in the Bryson City cemetery. 

Doctor Bennett moved to Bryson City as 
a young druggist, later becoming a prac- 
ticing physician. On January 1, 1889, he 
was married to Miss Mary Charlotte Hyatt, 
of Jackson County. On Jan. 1, 1939, Dr. 
and Mrs. Bennett celebrated their 50th 
wedding anniversary. 

He was a member of the Bryson City 
Presbyterian church and had been one of its 
elders for almost 33 years. He was a 
charter member of Oconee Masonic lodge, 
and Tuckaseegee Chapter, No. 16, 0. E. S. 
He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason 
and a Shriner. A former mayor of Whittier 
and Bryson City, Doctor Bennett was very 
active in civic and educational activities. 

Surviving are two sons, Kelly E. Bennett, 
owner and manager of Bennett's Drug Store, 
and Dr. Percival R. Bennett; five grand- 
children; one great-grandson and one half- 
sister. 



J. Ernest Mull, age 43, died at his liome 
in Winston-Salom the first week in January. 
He lad been ill since last March and his 
condition had been considered critical for 
tiie past seven months. 

Mr. Mull was born on October 2, 1897, 
in Morganton. He had lived in Winston- 
Salem since 1919 where he was a well- 
known druggist, having oi)erated the Ard- 
more Drug Company. 

He received his license to i)ractice phar- 
macy in 1918 following his graduation from 



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the State University School of Pharmacy. 
He served during the last World War and 
at the time of his death was a member of 
the First Baptist Church, the Winston-Salem 
Lodge No. 167 A. F. & A. M. and the Clyde 
Boiling Post of the American Legion. 

Survivors include his widow, who before 
marriage was Miss Lillie Spaugh ; one 
daughter, Jane; and the mother, Mrs. Ida 
Mull of Morganton. The funeral services 
were conducted at the residence and inter- 
ment was in Salem Cemetery. 



Samuel Monroe Turner, age 38, of Bur- 
lington, died suddenly at Duke Hospital on 
February 16 after having been in the hos- 
pital only one hour. He had been taken 
suddenly ill about 11 hours before his death, 
which was caused by cerebral hemorrhage. 

In 1930 Mr. Turner received a degree in 
education at the State University and after 
teaching for a number of years, returned 
and studied pharmacy, receiving a B.S. de- 
gree in 1938. For the past year and a half 
he had been connected with Mann's Drug 
Store of Burlington and prior to that was 
with the same organization in High Point 
and Eeidsville. 

On June 30, 1940, he married Miss Jose- 
phine Graham, of Burlington, who survives. 
Funeral services were conducted at Burling- 
ton on Monday, January 17, with burial in 
Union Ridge Church cemetery. 

At the time of his death, Mr. Turner was 
serving as secretary of the Retail Drug 
Institute in Burlington. Druggists from 
Burlington and nearby towns attended the 
funeral services in a body. 



Frank H. Freericks, Founder of the 
American Druggists Fire Insurance Com- 
pany, died on January 23 at Cincinnati, 
Ohio, from pneumonia. 

Mr. Freericks entered the retail drug 
business in 1891 and continued in that busi- 
ness until 1898 when he entered the Cin- 
cinnati Law School. He graduated from 
the Law' School in 1901 and practiced for 
six years before organizing the insurance 
company. 

At the time of his death he was serving 
as Secretary and General Counsel of the 
American Druggists Fire Insurance Co., a 
position which he had held since the begin- 



ning of the organization. He was a member 
of the American and Ohio Pharmaceutical 
Associations, the National Association of 
Retail Druggists, the Ohio Valley Druggists 
Association, the Veteran Druggists Associa- 
tion, a member of the Cincinnati and Ohio 
Bar Associations, the Cincinnati Club and a 
number of other civic and fraternal groups. 

Quoting from a letter recently received 
from a close, personal friend of Mr. Free- 
ricks, "He was a loyal druggist, a smart 
lawyer, a fine personality, had iiharmaey at 
heart and was one of its foremost leaders 
for the past 35 years. He was a splendid 
executive and organizer and a Christian 
gentleman." 

The funeral, held on January 27, was 
attended by many representatives of the 
American Druggists Fire Insurance Com- 
pany as well as local pharmacists and 
friends of the family. P. J. Suttlemyre, a 
member of the A. D. F. I. Board of Direc- 
tors, attended the funeral service from 
North Carolina. 



Asheville Branch of the Women's 

Auxiliary Holds Second 

Meeting 

Mrs. F. A. Powell, Corresponding Secretary 

Mrs. George Matthews, President, and 
Mrs. Edwin Nowell, Secretary-Treasurer, 
acted as hostesses to the Asheville Branch 
of the Women's Auxiliary during the second 
meeting of the organization at the Asheville 
Women's Club on February 11. 

Mrs. MattheAvs opened the meeting with 
a short business session and invited Mrs. 
Lloyd Jarrett to explain the purpose of the 
organization and to invite those present to 
join. We are glad to report that everyone 
present Joined giving us twenty-one mem- 
bers. Mrs. John K. Civil, who helped us 
organize our Branch, was elected an Hon- 
orary Member. 

The first Friday in each month was de- 
cided on for our regular monthly meetings. 
Mrs. B. L. Meredith and Mrs. F, A. Powell 
will be hostesses for the next meeting on 
IMarch 7 at the home of Mrs. Powell on 
North Griffing Blvd. 

Following the meeting refreshments were 
served carrying out the Valentine Motif. 
'Sirs. Richard Scruggs and Mrs. Fitzhugh 
Teague assisted the hostesses in serving tea. 



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Our Modern Methods of Contraception 

S. W. McFalls, of Greensboro 
(Continued from February issue of The Carolina Joxtrnal op Pharmacy) 



3. Firm Cervix Caps — These are some- 
times known as portio caps and are firm 
cervical caps. They are made either of 
metal, such as silver or chrome, or of bake- 
lite, ivory or other tirm materials. The 
raps are available in twelve different sizes 
ranging from twenty to forty-two milli- 
meters u\ diameter and can be sterilized 
tiy boiling, or if of a semi-transparent bake- 
lite-like suljstanee is resistant to chemicals 
and heat. Women who are found to be un- 
suitable for the diaphragm or other methods 
are referred to this service for an examina- 
tion to determine whether they might be 
suitable for firm cervical caps. The firm cap 
is still regarded as an experimental method 
and because of this a special effort has 
Ijcen made by clinics to keep a close watch 
over tlie women for whom it is prescribed. 
Tlie patient is examined each time she re- 
turns to the center and the condition of the 
I'elvic organs and of the cervix is especially 
noted. Smears are taken at frequent inter- 
vals to determine the type of cells and the 
bacterial flora in the cervical regions.* This 
type of cap affords another method from 
which to clioose so as to select a process 
most suitable for the individual. 

Sponge Method : Another method of me- 
chanical occlusion is the simple sponge used 
with the lately much discussed Foam Pow- 
der, which contains soap sulistitutes having 
detergent and foaming properties. To the 
soap is added a diluent to serve as a colloi- 
dal protective and a small percentage of 
formaldehyde-para (trioxymethylene). The 
paraformaldehyde serves as a preservative 
and is also a spermicide. Upon agitation in 
the presence of moisture and air, the for- 
mula produces a copious foam which is 
stable. 

The general formula for powders is: 

a. A lathering agent, which consists of a 
salt of an aliphatic alcohol sulfate and 
sodium sulfate in equal quantities. 

b. An inert diluent, corn starch. 

c. Paraformaldehyde (trioxymethylene) 



1.72 per cent by weight, added for its 
spermicidal and preservative qualities. 

The powder is dispensed in a container 
with a sifter top. 

Many different types of sponges are on 
the market made of different grades of rub- 
ber and of several sizes. The most suitable 
has been found by many clinics to be a 
small sterilized natural sponge from the 
Mediterranean Sea." 

How To Use: The woman is instructed to 
soak the sponge in water, squeeze out the 
excess fluid leaving it thoroughly wet, 
sprinkle a little of the powder on each 
side, and then knead the sponge lightly be- 
tween the fingers until it is well covered with 
foam. If the foam does not appear readily, 
either more water or more pow-der is to be 
added until a thick lather is formed. The 
foam-covered sponge is to then be inserted 
deeply into the vagina prior to coitus and is 
to be left in place for several hours, usually 
until the next morning. Where douching 
facilities are available, the patient is ad- 
vised to take a plain or soapy water douche 
at the time of its removal. 

Experimentations : Laboratory tests con- 
ducted with this powder on animals were re- 
ported to have no harmful effects when ap- 
plied to mucous membrane of the vagina 
or eye. Although Carleton, using a foam 
powder of an unknown concentration, noticed 
irritating effects upon the vaginal mucosa 
of two dogs, Cole and Bunde, experimenting 
on rats with the above foam powder formu- 
la, could not substantiate these findings. 
From their experiments^" they concluded 
that daily injections of a suspension of this 
powder into the vaginae of rats caused no 
harm to the mucosa and had no effect upon 
tlie sexual cycles. 

Survey: At the Birth Control Clinical 
Bureau in New York City a survey was car- 
ried out with foam powder. Of the 159 
women who used the method, 122 were suc- 
cessfully protected by it during the period 
of use. Of these, 19 women used the method 
from one to two years; 57 used it from six 



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to eleven months; and 46 for less than six 
months. The total number of months of 
successful use for the entire group was 874 
months, in 73 years. Of those who used 
the method successfully, 112 reported using 
it exclusively and consistently, while ten 
stated that they had used it irregularly, 
alternating with other methods. Fourteen 
patients, furthermore, after successful use 
for varied periods of time, later discon- 
tinued the method for various reasons. Some 
of the patients complained to minor dis- 
comforts, which was due to one or more of 
the chemical ingredients present — and many 
of these found that this disappeared on con- 
tinued use.^^ 

Table of Results with Foam Powder 

No. % 

Total number prescribed 300 100 

No reports 49 16 

Total reported cases 251 100 

Not used or discontinued 92 37 

Used 159 63 

Total used 159 100 

Successful use 122 77 

Failures 29 18 

Doubtful results 8 5 

Average period of years — 6.5 months. 

Jellies: Contraceptive jellies have been 
used clinically for more than twenty years 
in this country and their composition and 
qualities have remained a secret as far as 
proprietary properties are concerned. Never- 
theless, during this year a bill was passed 
in the new Food and Drug Act and it will 
be compulsory that all ingredients in pro- 
prietary products be stated on the container 
of each preparation. This will give the pub- 
lic a better opportunity than they have had 
in the past in selecting the product which 
they think is less harmful and which posses- 
ses those qualities that are most effective. 

Effectiveness : 

1. Spermicidal Properties. 

a. A jelly should be instantaneously 
spermicidal without dilution as well as at a 
reasonable dilution. 



2. Physical Properties. 

a. It should adhere readily to the vaginal 
and cervical mucous membrane. 

b. It must spread well. 

c. There must be no unmixed particles 
present. 

d. When the jelly is mixed with cervical 
and vaginal secretions the mixture must 
have the desired physical properties. 

e. Its physical properties must be stable 
for at least one year under expected changes 
in temperature, normally 0-35 C, or 32-95 F. 

3. Chemical Properties. 

a. The jelly must be chemically uniform. 

b. It must mix readily Avith the cervical 
and vaginal secretions, rendering them 
spermicidal. 

c. The jelly must be chemically stable for 
one year. 

4. Aesthetic Properties. 

a. A contraceptic jelly must be odorless 
or without an unpleasant odor. 

b. The color must not be unpleasant. 

c. The jelly must not stain clothing, 
bedding, etc. 

d. It must not accumulate in the vagina 
when no douche is used. 

e. The jelly must not be excessively lubri- 
cating. 

f . It should not flow from the vagina be- 
cause of liquefaction or other properties. 

Ingredients : The physical properties of a 
jelly are largely determined by the nature 
of the "vehicle" or "base" used. At present 
there are very few quantitative data as in- 
terpretations of physical properties such as 
apparent viscosity, surface tension and jelly 
strength. Some of the most used vehicles 
are: 

1. Glycerite of starch— This is a U. S. P. 
product and contains the following ingre- 
dients : 

Starch 10 Gm. 

Water 20 cc. 

Glycerin 70 cc. 

(Continued in April issue) 



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Plans for construction of a club house for 
the Charlotte Drug Travelers on the Cataw- 
ba River, a short distance from Charlotte, 
were discussed by members of this organi- 
zation during their regular monthly meeting 
on February 1. Final action on the matter 
was deferred until the Travelers meet on 
March 1. 

W. Lee Moose, Eetail Drug Institute in- 
structor, discussed his work with the or- 
ganization. E. H. Hemmle, president of 
the Charlotte Drug Travelers, presided over 
the meeting. 

C. H. Smith reported 90 new members 
had been added to the rolls of the organiza- 
tion. A membership contest now underway 
will, it is believed, still further increase the 
roll after final reports are in. Team cap- 
tains in the membership campaign are F. F. 
Potter and X. H. Harris. 

Lynn R. Davis, popular young salesman 
for Justice Drug Company, is the verj^ proud 
papa of a girl named Anne Cunningham 
Davis who was born on January 6. Grandpa 
Davis (J. L.) who is also salesman for 
Justice has been going around with a very 
pleased expression since January 6. 

V. L. Toms, salesman for Robert R. Bella- 
my and Son, has moved from Wilmington to 
Lumberton. 

Sympathy is extended to Steve Frontis, 
Lilly representative in the Greensboro area, 
whose father died January 31. 

A meeting of the Officers and Board of 
Governors of the Traveling Men's Auxiliary 
of the N. C. P. A. was held Sunday, Febru- 
ary 2, at the Washington Duke Hotel, Dur- 
ham. The following j^ersons were present : 
J. F. Neely, C. H. Smith, X. B. Moury, J. 



W. Bennick, J. Floyd Goodrich, Mrs. 
Louise Jones and I. T. Reamer. 

L. J. Loveland, B. C. Remedy Company 
Salesman, was appointed Chairman of the 
Entertainment Committee for the T. M. A, 
A lengthy discussion was held concerning 
plans for the Durham Convention. It was 
decided that tickets would be printed and 
placed in the hands of responsible persons 
for membership into the T. M. A.; the cost 
to be $5 for non-attending members and an 
additional $5 to be paid upon attendance at 
the Convention. 

J. C. Powell, formerly connected with Wal- 
green of Winston-Salem, has accepted a po- 
sition with Van Pelt & Brown. Mr. Powell 
will represent the company in western 
North Carolina with headquarters in W^in- 
ston-Salem. 

George Markham, who has been with the 
Upjohn Company in Washington, D. C, is 
now connected with Wooten-Hall Drug Co., 
Fayetteville. We are glad to have George 
back with us again and hope he won't stray 
from X. C. again. 

Tlie Charlotte Women's Druggist Auxil- 
iary, consisting of the wives of druggists 
and traveling men, entertained their hus- 
bands with a dinner party on February 14 
at the Shrine Country Club. Thanks to 
our wives, it was a delightful party. 

Correction : C. W. Hagood is with E. R. 
Squibb & Sons and not Scott Drug Com- 
pany; W. I. Hall is with Abbott Labora- 
tories and not E. R. Squiljb «& Sons as 
stated in the February issue of the Journal. 
2023 Greenway Avenue, Charlotte, is the 
new address of J. L. Siske, Brunswick Soda 
Fountain Representative. 



Object of tlie T. M. A.: Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of 
Good Fellowship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina. 



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LEGAL SECTION 

(Continued from Page 41) 

that still more work must be done back 
home. If this is not done the measure can 
not be enacted into law. 

Fair Trade News 

Zonite Products Corporation will soon 
have a new price sheet out which will in- 
clude the addition of Argyrol droppers in 
certain sizes of Original Argj'rol Packages, 
the restoration of the Larvex Pint Combina- 
tion and the increase in price of Larvex 
Half Gallons. These will be sent to you 
soon. 

Pro-phy-lac-tic Brush Company announces 
they are now establishing a minimum retail 
price of 19e on the Pro-phy-lac-tic regular 
Masso Tooth Brush, effective February 15, 
1941. Retailers' stocks will be exchanged on 
the basis of 15 of the 19c brushes for each 
12 of the old 25c brushes returned direct 
to our factory, prepaid, with no obligation 
on their part to purchase additional brushes. 

Charles Amman Company announces the 
following adjustment of Ammen's Powder: 

Suggested retail price, 25c or 

Minimum retail price, 21c or 2 for 39c. 

(Former Minimum retail price was 19c 
or 2 for 35c). 

Ammen's Powder 10c size remains the 
same. Suggested retail price 10c minimum 
retail price 10c. 

These price sheets will be sent to you 
soon. 

Daggett & Ramsdell announces Annual 
Special Sale (Month of March only) $1.00 
Half-pound jars of Perfect Cold Cream — 
Perfect Cleansing Cream reduced to 69c. 
After March 31st Fair Trade Minimum 
$1.00. Window and counter displays featur- 
ing the 31c saving during the special promo- 
tion will be available. 

Wabash Appliance Corporation mailed on 
January 14, 1941, to all photolamp dis- 
tributors a new Schedule "A" (Form No. 
435). 



Dorothy Gxay has been operating under 
the Fair Trade Act in this State since Janu- 
ary 1, 1941. We shall furnish price sheets 
for you as soon as we are able to obtain 
them. 



ST. VALENTINE'S NIGHT IN 
CHARLOTTE, N. C. 

(Continued from Page 45) 

Mrs. H. L. Bizzell, our state secretary- 
treasurer, looked like a doll in a dusty 
rose taffeta bouffant skirt with velvet bolero. 

Mrs. Wheeler wore a dubonnet gown trim- 
med with sequins, and Mrs. T. C. Yearwood, 
our secretary-treasurer, had on a lovely 
yellow satin evening gown splashed with 
bright colors. 

Mrs. C. H. Smith, who is a striking bru- 
nette, had on a flowing white jersey skirt, 
with a black and white striped blouse. In 
her hair were three red, red carnations. 
"Smitty" explained that three years ago 
on Valentine he gave her one red carnation 
and that each year he was going to add one 
'til her head was crowned with red car- 
nations. 

Mrs. Boyce Hunter wore a black evening 
dress and had a saucy black hat on her 
head covered with perky white feathers. 

Kate Bennick was one of the belles of 
the ball and what man could resist dancing 
with a fair maid who had red hair and a 
sea green dress on. 

Dot Everett was a "Snow White" come 
to life with her dark hair, pearls, and a 
snowy white dress. 

Mrs. E. I. Butler looked wonderful just 
like a real Valentine in her red gown. 

Mrs. Joe Monroe had on aqua lace and 
was as pretty as a picture. 

As someone remarked, ' ' I 've never seen 
as many pretty women, or as many good 
looking men, having as grand a time in my 
life. ' ' 

Well, we just wish you could all have 
been with us. 



ADVEBTISEMENTS xi 



LAST MINUTE NEWS FASHES 

It's a boy for the A. B. Kunkle's of Conover. James Marsball was born on February 
17. . . . Dunn Rotarians had a pile of cash to handle recently when Thomas Hood gave 
a talk on "Our American Money" and exhibited his collection of old coins valued at 
vvev $3,000. . . . The proposed compensation law placing all stores with five or more 
iinployees under the Act was defeated. . . . Senator Hill has introduced a bill to pro- 
hibit the sale of bay rum in Catawba County, ... A. Coke Cecil is scheduled for another 
uf his magic shows at Conover on March 7, the Lions Club acting as sponsors. . . . The 
Winston-Salem Drug Club held their annual Ladies' Night at the Robert E. Lee Hotel 
on the night of Feb. 20 with fifty present ... an elegant banquet followed by a dance 
was enjoyed by all. . . . Some new and original innovations are scheduled for the 
Annual Convention this year. . . . Moseley-Chesnutt, Clinton, has moved to a new location 
next to the post office . . . they do not have a soda fountain in the new location but are 
selling bottled drinks and packaged ice cream. . . . Scott Drug Company completes 50 
years of wholesale drug service to their customers on March 5. . . . Bill McDonald, 
Ninth Avenue Pharmacy, Hickory, is one of the most cheerful pharmacists I know 
despite the fact he has been on crutches for six months. . . , Ninth Avenue filled 11,000 
prescriptions last year. . . . Compliment paid to a pharmacist: "He's as good as the 
best and better than the rest." . . . Secretary-Treasurer Hancock announces the Board 
of Pharmacy exams Avill be held in Chapel Hill beginning June 17. . . . E. P. Gaddy of 
Rockingham is now with Ahoskie Pharmacy, Ahoskie. . . . Phil Gattis of Raleigh is 
vacationing in Florida. . . . Colonel Brame of Rocky Mount is also basking in the sun- 
shine at St. Petersburg. . . . Representative Burt of Montgomery County has introduced 
a bill in the General Assembly to classify barbiturates as narcotics. 



CAPUDINE 

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THROUGH ACCEPTED WHOLESALERS 

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In Addition to Wholesaler's Discount 

Cash Bonus will be sent direct npon Receipt of 
Wholesaler's Invoice showing Purchase 

P-S. — Vou net 481% Profit when dispensed over the fountain from the one 
pint size. Include on your order. Write for Free Dose Measure Glass, 
Counter Cards, Dummy Cartons. 

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Announcement 

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ance Company announces the removal 
of the North Carolina Agency from 
Charlotte to Sanford, North Carolina. 
The new location places the Agency 
near the geographical center of the 
State and will enable the Agent to 
visit the Druggists more often in the 
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Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel HiU, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 

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Vol. XXII APRIL, 1941 No. 4 



The 1941 General Assembly 

Frederick O. Bowman, Chapel Hill 

The 19-41 General Assembly adjourned sine die at 10:00 P.M. March loth, sixty- 
eight days after its convening on January 8th, 1941. Not only was this the shortest 
session of our law-making body since 1927, but, also, fewer bills were introduced and 
passed by this Legislature than by any other since that time. 

The shortness of this session was due in the main (1) to the fact that the majority 
of both Houses in practically every instance followed the dictates of the Governor in 
effectuating his Legislative program, the one notable exception to this being Wage and 
Hour Legislation in wliieh he lost out completely; and, (2) because the 1939 General 
Assembly enacted the Eevenue Law^ as a permanent one, as has been pointed out in this 
section in previous issues of the Journal, which meant that the Eevenue Act of 1939 
could be amended only. Heretofore, several weeks have been devoted to hearings on the 
numerous Eevenue sections, which Avere automatically disposed with at the last session. 
Hearings were held only on the amendments offered. 

Below a summary is furnished of the many measures affecting us which were offered 
and considered by the Legislature. It will be noted that perhaps there were more Legis- 
lative proposals submitted affecting us this time than we have had to deal with in any 
Legislature during the last decade. While it is true we were unable to secure the passage 
of the Prophylactic Bill and the bill relative to fees for reciprocal licenses and for the 
re-registration of pharmacists, we were able to forestall the enactment of several that 
would have cost the druggists thousands upon thousands of dollars and which would have 
put many drug stores out of business completely; namely, compensation law proposal, wage 
and hour law proposals, etc. Likewise, we w^ere able to forestall measures to repeal the 
"Fair Trade Act." At least tliree members had this in mind when they reached Ealeigh. 
Also, we were able to head off two bills that would have asked that the Legislature issue 
special licenses. Incidentally, for the first time in some six or seven Legislatures we were 
able to go through this one without having a single bill introduced to lower the standards 
of Pharmacy. Further, we were able to forestall the introduction of two bills that would 
have placed a gallonage tax on fountain syrups. 

The most important change made in the Sales Tax Law was an amendment exemi)ting 
"all food and food products for human consumption," effective on and after July 1, 1941. 
'Food and food i)roduets for human consumption' and states that it 'shall be given its usual 
and ordinary mpaning, but shall not include malt or vinous beverages, soft or carbonated drinks, 
sodas, or beverages such as are ordinarily sold or dispensed at stores, bars, stands or soda fountains 
or in connection therewith, candies or confectionaries, medicines, tonics, and preparations in liquid, 
powdered, granular, tablet, capsule, or pill form sold as dietary supplements'; nor does 'food and 
food products for human consumjjtion' include prepared meals or foods sold or served on or off 
the premises by restaurants, cafe.s, cafeterias, hotel dining rooms, drug stores, or other places where 
prepared meals or foods are sold or served." 

No change was made in the Sales Tax Law with reference to exempt medicines. Sub- 
section (k) of Section 406 provides: "Sales of medicines sold on prescriptions of physicians, 
or medicines compounded, processed or blended by the druggists offering the same for sale 
at retail" are exempt from the 3% sales tax. 

Four major Wage and Hour Bills were introduced in the 1941 General Asseml)ly. 
Several hearings were held by the Labor Committees of the House and Senate. Finally, 
a. subcommittee was appointed^ to study the bills and report back to the full committee 
its recommendations. Later, the subcommittee reported no agreement could be reached 
on any of the proposed measures, whereupon the Labor Committees reported all of the 
Wage and Hour Bills unfavorable. 

Briefly stated the provisions of each of these bills follow: 



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,5'. B. 78 — The Gregory Bill — Minimum hourly wages, first year 25 cents, next six years 30 cents 
and after seven years 40 cents. Maximum weekly hours, first year 44, second year 42, and after 
second year 40. Applicable to both men and women and provides for compensation for all hours 
worked in excess of those specified at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the regular 
hourly rate. Exempts only those engaged in an executive or professional capacity, agricultural labor 
and domestic service in private homes. 

S. B. 121 — The Larhins Bill — ^(Embodying substantially the recommendations of minority report 
of Fair Labor Standards Commission.) Minimum wages of 2.5 cents per hour and maximum hours 
of 48 per week. Applicable to both men and women and provides for compensation at a rate of one 
and one-half times the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of those specified. Exempts 
all employes having a guaranteed monthly salary of $150 or more and those engaged in agriculture 
and domestic employment in private homes. 

S. B. 127- — The Clark Bill — (Representing majority report of Fair Labor Standards Commission.) 
No minimum wage provision. Maximum hours of 48 per week for female employes and 55 per week 
for male employes with a provision for time and a half compensation for hours worked in excess 
of the base hours prescribed. The act does not exempt any person employed in a retail establishment 
other than those in a supervisory or executive position. This act is virtually the same as the present 
"North Carolina Maximum Hour Law" except that it does not exempt (as does the present law) 
"employers employing not more than eight persons" and "all male clerks in mercantile establishments." 

E. B. 304 — The McEMhern Bill — (Identical with Clark Bill.) 

Other Labor Bills are as follows: 

S. B. 329 — "To Amend Chapter 409 of the Public Laws of 1937,) as Amended, Relating to the 
Working Hours of Male Employees in Mercantile Establishments." (Would set hours at not more 
than 12 per day or 60 per week.) Introduced by Clark of Bladen, by request. Sent to Calendar 
Committee. Reported unfavorably by Committee. 

H. B. 512 — "To Amend Chapter 409 of the Public Laws of 1937, as Amended, Relating to 
Maximum Working Hours, to Require Lunch Periods." (Would prohibit employment of any person 
for longer than si.\: consecutive hours during work period without interval of at least one-half hour 
for lunch.) Introduced by Vogler. Sent to Committee on Manufacturers and Labor. Reported 
unfavorably by Committee. 

H. B. 732 — "To' Amend Chapter 409 of the Public Laws of 1937, as Amended, Relative to the 
Hours of Labor for Employees Engaged in the Processing of, Canning or Packing Fresh Fruits or 
Vegetables during Certain Periods." (Would exempt from state Maximum Hour Law employees and 
employers engaged in first processing, canning, or packing of perishable fresh fruits or vegetables 
during a period or periods in aggregate of not more than fourteen weeks in any calendar year.) 
Introduced by Taylor of Wayne. Sent to Committee on Manufacturers and Labor. Reported un- 
favorably by Committee. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

S. B. 86 — "Toi Prohibit the Sale of Bay Rum in Catawba County." (Violation would be mis- 
demeanor, punishable by fine of $100-$250 or imprisonment, or both.) Introduced by Hill. Sent to 
Committee on Public Health. Passed Senate, sent to House, and amended "to make act not apply 
to sales of Bay Rum and Isopropyl Alcohol at registered drug stores and to make act apply also to 
Watauga County." Ratified, March 12. 

H. B. 36.5 — "To Amend Chapter 477 of the Public Laws of 1935, Relating to the Uniform 
Narcotic Drug Act." (Would place drugs containing barbituric acid, which includes luminal, 
phenobarbital, nembutal, and all barbituric products, within definition of narcotic drugs.) Introduced 
by Burt and others. Sent to Committee on Health. Reported unfavorably by Committee. 

H. B. 924 — "To Amend the North Carolina Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, The Same Being 
Chapter Three Hundred Twenty, Public Laws of One Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty-Nine." (Would 
correct typographical errors in section 1 and 2 of act. Would make act include derivatives (all 
hypnotics) of some of the substances mentioned therein. Would allow board of agriculture to dis- 
pense with notice of hearing when considering proposals for regulations promulgating definitions 
and standards for foods which are identical with applicable regulations promulgated under the federal 
act. Would eliminate surplus section.) Introduced by Rogers of Macon and Burt. Sent to Calendar 
Committee. Reported unfavorably by Committee. 

H. B. 797 — "Relating toi the Sale, Control and Licensing of the Sale of Appliances, Drugs and 
Medicinal Preparations Intended or Having Special Utility for the Prevention of Venereal Diseases." 
(Would provide for licensing by State Board of Pharmacy of the sale, manufacture and advertising 
of medicinal preparations or appliances to be used for prevention of venereal diseases. Would allow three 
kinds of licenses to be issued: (a) Manufacturers License, (b) Wholesale License, (c) and Retail 
License. Retail licenses to be issued to registered retail drug stores only. Prohibits advertisement en- 
tirely except in medical and' drug publications. Manufacturers license to cost $100.00 per annum, whole- 
sale license to cost $50.00 per annum, and retail license $5.00. The act requires the products to com- 
ply with certain standards before being sold or offered for sale, and provides for confiscation for 
failure to do so. All goods sold at retail must be stamped showing the date of manufacture. Gives 
State Board of Pharmacy power to revoke any license for the second violation of any provision of 
act, and makes violation of any provision misdemeanor.) Introduced by Fulghum and others. Sent 
to Calendar Committee. Reported unfavorably by Committee. 



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n. B. 323 — "To Enlarge andi Expand the Facilities for Teaching the Effects of Alcoholism and 
Narcotism on the Human System in the Public Schools of North Carolina." (Would allocate to school 
fund amount equal to 5% of State's gross proceeds from all taxes levied on manufacture and sale 
of liquors, wines, beer and other intoxicants. Allocated funds to be spent by administrative units 
of State under supervision of State Superintendent of Public Instruction and regulations of State 
Board of Education.) Introduced by Williams. Sent to Committee on Appropriations. Unfavorable 
report in House, March 8. 

5. B. 33 — "To Amend Section 2621 and Subsection 325 thereof of the Consolidated Statutes of 
North Carolina Relating to Penalty for Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or 
Narcotic Drugs." fWould make penalty on second conviction imprisonment for not less than 90 
days or more than 2 years, instead of imprisonment for not more than 2 years and/or fine of not 
more than $1,000.) Introduced by Gay. Sent to Committee on Judiciary 2. Failed second reading 
in House, February 4. 

H. B. 920 — "To Amend Consolidated Statutes 6660, Volume 2. 1919. and Consolidated Statutes 
6662. Volume 3, 1924 Relating to the Issuance and Renewal of License by the State Board of 
Pharmacy."' (Would allow Board of Pharmacy to set fee for issuance of license without examination 
to pharmacist licensed by other pharmacy boards instead of charging same fee as for other candi- 
dates for license; and would require $5 fee for each year of failure to renew license, in addition to 
same fee as for original registration, except where satisfactory proof furnished that similar fee 
paid in another state.) Introduced by Fulghum. Sent to Calendar Committee. Passed House but 
killed by Senate Committee. 

H. B. 379 — "To Define and Prohibit Unfair Sales Practices; to Provide Remedies and to Impose 
Penalties for the Violation of the Provisions Thereof." (Intent of bill is declared to be that adver- 
tisement, offer to sell, or sale of any merchandise, by retailer or wholesaler, at less than cost as 
defined, with purpose of unfairly diverting trade or otherwise injuring competitors, deceiving pur- 
chasers, lessening competition, restraining trade, or tending to create a monopoly by unfair methods 
contrary to public policy and to provisions of bill. Penalties for violation, definitions, injunctive 
relief and exemptions also set forth.) Introduced by Dobson. Sent to Committee on Judiciary 2. 
Reported unfavorably by Committee. 

H. B. 633 — "To Amend Housa Bill Number Eleven (11), Being the Amendatory Revenue Act of 
One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-One (1941), and to Provide for the Printing in One Com- 
pilation of the Revenue Act of One Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-Nine (1939) and of the 
Amendments and Supplements Thereto." (Would amend Section 9, to require retailers doing business 
in state to collect compensating use tax on "Sears-Roebuck" type of sale, where order sent from in 
state to retailer outside state as result of catalog or other written advertisement ; would simplify 
Section 5, subsection 1 (el), so that it exempts from tax the income received by a resident for per- 
sonal services rendered in another jurisdiction and taxed there; but such income would be included 
for prorating exemptions allowed by Section 324. Would direct Secretary of State to print and 
Revenue Commissioner to distribute 5,000 copies of Revenue Act, as amended.) Introduced by Poole 
and Bryant. Sent to Committee on Finance. Passed and ratified. 

H. B. 648 — "Requiring the Registration of Trademarks with the Secretary of State, fixing the 
Registration Fees, and Providing for the Distribution of Such Registration By the Local Government 
Commission Among the Counties of the State for the Puri)ose of Equalizing the Tax Levies for 
Bonded Indebtedness of the Various Counties, Incurred Prior to Januai^- 1, 1931." (Would do as 
title indicates, requiring annual registration of trademarks by those manufacturing, producing, pre- 
paring, packing, compounding or importing goods, with Secretary of State on or after July 1. 
Original registration fee to be $5, with subsequent annual registration or transfer of original regis- 
tration $2.50. Secretary of State required to publish list of trademarks and varieties of articles 
registered in his office in newspaper published in Wake County once a week for four weeks beginning 
July 10 or after each later registration. Balance of registration fee proceeds to go in separate county 
fund for distribution as set forth in title, after Secretary of State has paid expenses of registration, 
publication and administration from fees.) Introduced by Davis of Hyde and Ross. Sent to Com- 
mitt*e on Finance. Postponed indefinitely in House, March 12. 

H. B. 233 — "To Amend Chapter One Public Laws One Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty-Six, 
Extra Session, As Amended, Known as the Unemployment Compensation Law." (Would define 
"employer", under Unemployment Compensation Law, any emploj'ing unit employing minimum of five, 
instead of eight, individuals in twenty weeks of current calendar year, and would permit UCC to 

{refund contributions paid by employer who has ceased to come under Law at end of year for year 
I in. which he was not covered.) Introduced by Horner of Lee. Sent to Committee on Unemployment 
J Compensation. Proposal to drop unit of eight employees to five killed by Committee. Unfavorable 
report in House, February 20. 

B. B. 741 — "To Promote the Sanitation of Hotels. Cafes, Restaurants, Tourist Homes, Tourist 
Camps, Summer Camps, and All Other Establishment-s Providing Food and Lodging to the Public for 
Pay." (Would authorize State Board of Health to promulgate regulations governing sanitation in 
and to inspect and grade such establishments as well as all other establishments where food is pre- 
pared, handled, and served to the public at wholesale or retail for pay or where transient guests are 
ser\-ed food or provided with lodging for pay. No establishment receiving a grade less than "C" 

Ito be permitted to operate. Made a misdemeanor to interfere with inspection by officers or agents 
of State Board of Health or to violate jirovisions of the Act or any regulations promulgated under it.) 
Introduced by Johnson. Sent to Committee on Health. Ratified, March 15. 

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Durham Plans $8,000 Convention for the N.C.P.A. 
and Its Affiliated Bodies 

A PRELIMINARY REPORT 

THE PLACE: Washington Duke Hotel Durham 
THE TIME: May 13, 14 and 15 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 13 

Eegistration beginsi at 2:30 P.M. with free movies in the hotel, "Tobaceoland", and 
at the Uptown Theatre during the afternoon. Through the courtesy of the management 
of the Washington Duke Hotel, Convention Headquarters, the ladies will be tendered a 
welcoming tea from 4 to 6 P.M. 

TUESDAY NIGHT, MAY 13 

First session of the Convention gets under way at 7:30 P.M. with the program head- 
lined by President Hollingsworth's Address and a talk by an outstanding lecturer on the 
pharmacists' part in the national defense program. At the close of the meeting some 
lucky druggist who has registered for the Convention will be awarded a pharmacy library 
by the Peabody Drug Company. Dancing to the music of Freddie Johnson's Orchestra, 
from 10:30 to 1 A.M., will complete the first night's activities. For those who do not 
dance, special entertainment has been arranged from 10 to 10:30 P.M. 

WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 14 

Members of the Ladies' Auxiliary will be luncheon guests of the Pet Dairy Products 
Co. at the Washington Duke Hotel after which they will be taken by bus to the Sarah 
Duke Gardens and a tour of the Duke University Campus. A nationally known speaker 
has been secured to speak on "Detailing of Official Medication" at the second session. 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 14 

Mr. J. W. Snowden of Pictorial Paper Package has been scheduled by W. Lee Moose, 
Chairman of the Section on Practical Pharmacy and Dispensing, to speak during the after- 
noon. F. W. Hancock will present his Annual Eeport during the same session. The 
B. C. Remedy Company will be hosts to the entire Convention as well as the Student 
Body of the Pharmacy School at a barbecue to be given in Chapel Hill from 5:30 to 7. 
Transportation will be provided. 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT, MAY 14 

Dance at the Durham Armory sponsored by the Durham Druggists' Association. Dean 
Hudson's "House of Lance" orchestra will furnish the music. 

THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 15 

Through special arrangements with the Papers and Queries Committee, the T.M.A. 
will present several well-known merchandising experts who will discuss various depart- 
ments of the drug store. During the same time Belk-Leggett will sponsor a Fashion Show 
and Southern Dairies a bridge-luncheon at the Hope Valley Country Club for the ladies. 
At 1 P.M. a buffet luncheon will be given the men registered for the convention through 
the courtesy of the Durham Druggists' Association and others. 

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 15 . 

Report of Committees, Election of a member of the N. C. Board of Pharmacy, 
Installation of officers, etc. Golf tournament at the Hope Valley Country Club with green 
fees paid. A valuable cup to be known as the "Yager Trophy" will be awarded the 
winner by the Yager Liniment Company. 

THURSDAY NIGHT, MAY 15 

Dinner, Dance and Floor Show at the Durham Armory sponsored by the T.M.A. 
Complete details of the Durham Meeting in the May issue of the Caeolina Journal 
OF Pharmacy. Watch for it! 



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Seven Proven Ways to 

Increase Your Candy 

Business 

H. L. Hitelicoek 
of the HoUingsworth Candy Company 

(Presented at tlie Greensboro Merchandising 
Clinic) 

First — Become candy minded. Let your 
wishes be known not only to your entire 
personnel but to the manufacturer from 
whom you buy. 

Second — Locate and build your candy de- 
partment in the front of the store on an 
open step display. 

Third — Put one competent clerk in charge 
of this department. Let it be his or her 
duty to keep this department in perfect 
order at all times. 

Fourth — Train all your clerks to sell, not only gift candies, but all profitable lines 
in the front of the store. Teach them the right manner of approach which, if done right, 
will not antagonize your customers. Insist that they never ask the customer to buy 
when they first approach them but to call the customer's attention to the BEAUTIFUL 
candy department and the BEAUTIFUL gift packages. Use good judgment in hiring 
your clerks for the front of the store and when you place an inexperienced clerk on the 
floor, do not leave him alone until you have gone over with him the important points of 
selling and the manner of approach. Ask your candy salesman wlio calls on you to help 
you train the new clerk. He will be onty too glad to do so. 

Fifth— Selling Gift Candies for Seasonal Events. Make a beautiful display of the 
cajidy in the front of the store and call a meeting of your entire personnel that night. 
See to it that every clerk is entirely familiar with every package and show them how it 
should be presented to the customer. Endeavor to sell each clerk on the possibilities for 
a real volume during this event. Insist they start the next day soliciting advance orders. 
Mr. Druggist, you must teach your customers to give you their orders well in advance 
of each event, otherwise you will never enjoy the volume you should have and sooner 
or later your competitor or the department store will have your business for the seasonal 
event. If you take only ten advance orders for Mother's Day this year, it Avill be just 
as easy to take twenty orders next year. When you wait until the last day before Mother's 
Day to dispose of your stock, you will surely be caught with more than your profit in 
unsold merchandi.se because your customers will have bought elsewhere from a dealer 
who was more aggressive. Use the lay-away jilaii. It works. Put im a contest among 
your clerks and award a prize to the winner. 

Sixth — Advertise locally by newspaper and radio. Be suie your window is decorated 
at the time your ad is running and that you have the caiuly ])r(i]i('rly displayed on the 
inside of the store. 

Seventh — Work the big events of the year: Birthday and Anniversary. These have 
greater possilnlities for increased volume than any other events of the year. 

N«w, gentlemen, take all seven of these proven ways to increase your candy business, 
put them into practice, and reap the rewards which are sure to materialize. 



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Greensboro Merchandising Clinic 

More than 100 druggists, their wives and 
friends identified with the drug trade, at- 
tended the one-day Merchandising Clinic in 
Greensboro on March 5. Fourteen sjieakers 
appeared on the program during the day to 
give those attending the meeting some sug- 
gestions for improving their businesses. 
Ralph Eogers, President-elect of the N. C. 
P. A., presided. 

R. J. Sykes, President of the Greensboro 
Drug Club, welcomed the visitors to the city 




Ralph Rogers 

and stated, "Pharmacists who have the op- 
portunity to get together in small groups 
and discuss their problems find that they 
can more easily cope with them in this 
way." President Joe Hollingsworth of the 
State Association responded to the address 
of welcome. 

W. J. Smith, scheduled to speak on 
"Trends in Pharmacy," relinquished his tim^ 
to W. T. Atkinson, Narcotic Agent sta- 
tioned in Greensboro, in order that proposed 
legislation placing certain exempt prepara- 
tions (paregoric, etc.) on prescription might 
be explained to the group. Mr. Atkinson 
stated that the supply of opium in this 



country was being rapidly depleted and 
that legislative action would have to be 
taken in order to conserve the drug. 

H. L. Hitchcock, sales representative of 
the Hollingsworth Candy Company, ad- 
dressed the group on "Seven Proven Ways 
to Increase Your Candy Business." A sum- 
mary of his talk is published on page f ??? 

A most interesting address on effective 
ways to increase prescription volume was 
given by Doctor Ralph Clark of Merck & 
Company. The speaker, a former secretary 
of the Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Associa- 
tion, related many practical methods for 
building the prescription department and 
urged his listeners to emphasize the pro- 
fessional side of their businesses. 

Professor I. Q. & S. of Elixir Univer- 
sity closed the morning session with a "Take 
It or Leave It" program during Avhich prizes 
were distributed to the winners. Nine con- 
testants selected from the audience were 
asked questions relating to pharmacy in 
North Carolina. Four of the contestants, 
B. C. Brown of Greensboro ; R. B. Camp- 
bell of Taylorsville ; C. M. Andrews of Bur- 
lington and L. A. Wharton of Gibsonville, 
correctly answered the questions and each 
were awarded 32 prizes presented through 
the courtesy of the B. C. Remedy Company, 
Justice Drug Company and the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association. All nine 
contestants missed the jack pot question. 
When was the North Carolina Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association organized? so the balance of 
the prizes will be distributed during the 
next "Clinic" to be held in eastern North 
Carolina. 

During the afternoon session W. Lee 
Moose discussed the work being done by the 
"Retail Drug Institute" in the state. Fol- 
lowing this, W. J. Smith, pinch-hitting for 
Attorney F. O. Bowman who was busy with 
the General Assembly in Raleigh, discussed 
"The Legislative Situation in Raleigh." 

A popular feature of the afternoon pro- 
gram Avas presented by J. M. Cates, Jr., rep- 
resentative of Southern Dairies, Inc. The 
speaker demonstrated to his audience meth- 
ods for preparing special ice cream sodas 
and drinks. J. H. Isley assisted by a uni- 
formed fountaineer served ice cream during- 

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Can You Profitably Sell Bottled 
Drinks at the Soda Fountain? 

A. B. Kuiikle, Conover pharmacist, recently 
wrote the Editor of the Carolina Journal 
OF Pharmacy in regard to the sale of 
bottled drinks in drug stores that have foun- 
tain equipment. A portion of his letter is 
reproduced below : 

"I may be starting something; if so, I 
hope it Avill be constructive. What I want 
to bring up is the idea of selling bottled 
drinks. Personally, I can't see any logical 
reason why drug stores should sell them. 
Eecently a man walked into my store and 
called for a bottled Coca-Cola. When I told 
him that we didn't keep any bottled drinks 
he became sarcastic and wanted to know 
what was wrong. I said, "Listen, friend, 
I have about thirteen hundred dollars in- 
vested here in equipment to make drinks, 
so don't you think it Avould be rather fool- 
ish for me to buy them already made?" He 
said, "Yes, I see your point and you are 
right." 

"There are numerous reasons, as I see it, 
why Ave should not sell bottled drinks. I used 
to sell them and am mighty glad I quit. I 
know I am better off by quitting. People 
would come in, especially young women, and 
want a large paper cup of crushed ice along 
with the bottled drink. People would carry 
off bottles and throw them away. I kept 
my storage space cluttered up with them and 
hardly had room for milk, etc. The Coca- 
Cola Company started advertising six for 
25 cents which cost 20 cents plus refrigera- 
tion, breakage, etc., wholesale. 

"So, it is obvious that no money is to be 
made on bottled drinks and the chances 
are that the drug stores that sell them are 
losing money thereby. Whenever anyone 
comes in my store and asks what kind of 
bottled drinks I have, I reply, 'Citrate of 
Magnesia and Pluto Water.' " 

Wolfe Named Head of Mount Airy 
Merchants Association 

W. S. Wolfe, Mount Airy druggist, was 
recently elected president of the Merchants 
Association in that city to succeed W. F. 
Carter, Jr. Mr. Wolfe served as secretary 
of the organization last year. 



Le Prestidiginateur De Luxe 

Coke Cecil, High Point pharmacist, re- 
centty presented a magic show at Conover 
under the sponsorship of the local Lions 
Club. A. B. Kunkle, Conover pharmacist, 
used a unique handbill to advertise the 
event. The wording was as follows: 

On thk Stage in Person 

CECIL 

LE PEESTIDIGINATEUE DE LUXE 

PRESENTS 

A SHOW OF WONDERS 

MULTUM IN PaRVO 
SEE 

The Ethereal Bird 
The Chinese Guillotine 
Creation of Old Glory 

Symphony in Silks 
Grandma's Tea Chest 

C. C. Fordham, Jr., Speaks to 

Greensboro Lions Club on 

Pharmacy 

"Pharmacy, the Science of Selecting, Com- 
pounding and Dispensing of Drugs," was 
discussed by C. C. Fordham, Jr., at a 
luncheon session of the Greensboro Lions 
Club at the King Cotton Hotel on March 3. 
He was presented by Lon Russell, popular 
Greensboro pharmacist. 

The background of pharmacj' and re- 
(luireinents for entrance into the field were 
reviewed by the speaker. He said the pro- 
fession dates back 4,000 years and that the 
first license to practice pharmacy and medi- 
cine was issued in 1241. 

Two or three new items are being added 
daily to the 15,000 to 16,000 drugs in the 
present-day pharmacy, he said, showing that 
each new drug must be studied thoroughly, 
tested under clinical conditions and given 
board approval before it is placed on the 
market. 

Bladen Drug Store Damaged by Fire 

Tlie Bladen Drug Store of Elizabethtown, 
owned by W. L. Cameron and H. C. Sud- 
dreth, was badly damaged by fire on Febru- 
ary 26. The fire which caused an estimated 
damage of $8,000 was believed to have been 
caused by a circulating oil burner. 



60 The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

Louis deEosset MacMillan 

Certified Public Accountant 

311 Geer Building 

DURHAM, N. C. 

February 9, 1941. 
Mr. W. J. Sm'tli, Managing Editor 
The Carolina Journal, of Pharmacy 
Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Sir: 

Pursuant to engagement I have examined the accounts of 

The Carolina Journal, of Pharmacy 
and submit herewith the following described schedules : 

Cash Eeceipts and Disbursements 
Statement of Assets and Liabilities 

The balance on deposit with the Bank of Chapel Hill was confirmed to me by the 
depository. The bonds were examined by me. The accounts receivable are stated as shown 
on the records without confirmation. , 
The books show no liabilities. 

In my opinion this statement fairly represents the financial conditions of The Carolina 
Journal of Pharmacy. 

E«spectfully submitted, 

L. deE. MacMillan, 
Certified Public Accountant. 

The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 
STATEMENT OF CASH EECEIPTS AND DISBUESEMENTS 
For the Year Ended December 31, 1940 
Eeceipts : 

Advertising Eevenue $2,307.72 

Subscrij)tions 93.00 

Total Eeceipts $2,400.72 

Disbursements : 

Printing— 12 issues $1,722.76 

Salaries 683.34 

Mailing Journal 32.67 

Office Supplies 17.77 

Audit Fee 1939 10.00 

Miscellaneous 40.79 

Total Disbursements $2,507.33 

Excess of Disbursements over Eeceipts - — 106.61 

Balance on Deposit January 1, 1940 477.25 

Balance on Deposit December 31, ] 940 $ 370.64 

STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES 
December 31, 1940 
A.ssf ts 

Cash on Deposit $ 370.64 

Cash on Hand 9-00 

U. S. Savings Bonds— Cash Surrender Value 288.75 

Accounts Eeceivable 136.61 

F. W. Hancock — Board of Pharmacy — Annual Eeport 108.00 

Total Assets $ 913.00 

Liabilities NONE 



Board of Pharmacy Examinations 

The next examinations of the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy will be held in 
Chapel HiU on June 17, 1941. Full information concerning the examinations may be 
obtained from Secretary-Treasurer F. W. Hancock, Oxford, North Carolina. 



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The Story of Lance 

Lauce, Inc., of Charlotte, manufacturers 
of peanut butter saudA\'iches, candies and 
confections, has just issued to their custom- 
ers an illustrated booklet on "The Story of 
Lance." 

A part of the booklet relates to the his- 
tory of The House of Lance and is repro- 
duced below: 

"It was just before the last World War 
that Lance originated the now popular pea- 
nut butter sandwich, made from high grade 
peanut butter combined with a variety of 
soda crackers and cookies. It is because 
of these long years of experience, over a 
quarter of a century in fact, that Lance is 
able to make such an excellent sandwich. 
The late Mr. Philip L. Lance is credited 
with inventing peanut butter sandwiches. 
He and his son-in-law, Mr. S. A. Van 
Every, founded the eompanj^ and the latter 
has been president since the death of Mr. 
Lanee, in 1926, They started out in the 
little 14 by 22 second-story room. In this 
dingy little room everything from peanut 
roasting to bookkeeping was done. The 
partners would buj- a sack of peanuts in the 
shell, roast them, and then sally forth with 
baskets on their arms to deliver on foot. 
A hired horse and buggy w-as a rare luxury 
for them. Eventually they acquired a 
Model T Ford with imaginary brakes. They 
would have to sight the place where they 
wanted to stop, cut off the gas, and hope 
to coast to a standstill at the right place. 
. . . Sometimes it worked, and sometimes 
it didn't. 

"Meantime, the partners hired their first 
salesman, Mr. James H. Wilson. When the 
war broke out, a soldier at Camp Greene, 
near Charlotte, gave them a recipe for pea- 
nut brittle. In their excitement over cook- 
ing the first batch, they neglected to make 
a stirring paddle, and the batch was ruined. 
Finally they succeeded, and the first candy 
was ]>acked in shirt boxes. The first custo- 
mer was a Mr. House, a grocer on North 
Tryon Street. His name will never be for- 
gotten. 

"After several years of business, the com- 
pany moved to more spacious quarters on 
West Ninth Street. Soon Lance was doing 
lierhaps the largest parcel-post business in 
the state. Two years later, January, 1926, 



to lie exact, the company moved into its 
present location on South Boulevard. 

"Lance is one of those rare concerns that 
contradicted the general laws of the "De- 
pression" and expanded, growing with the 
.vears instead of, well, hibernating is a good 
way to express it. Three big 3 -story units 
liave been added, which more than quad- 
rupled the floor space of the plant. And 
now over 200 salesmen in 17 states are sell- 
ing 125 Lance products; and we are still 
expanding." 

Pharmacy Test 

One dollar in merchandise will be sent 
the first person who correctly solves the 
problems listed below and sends the an- 
swers to the Editor of the Carolina Jour- 
nal. OF Pharmacy, Chapel Hill: 

An item costs you $1.30 — your margin is 
35%. 

(a) What is the correct selling price re- 
quired? What is the "mark-up" percentage? 

(b) You buy l^ gross of tooth brushes 
at $24.00 per gross. You get one dozen 
free with your purchase and are given 10% 
discount. You pay your bill promptlj' and 
an additional discount of 2% is allowed. 

1. What retail price per brush must you 
set to get a margin of 40%? 

2. What iier cent mark-up is there on each 
brush ? 

(e) If glycerine costs 30c per pound, 
how much must your retail price be for one 
quart if you want to realize a gross profit 
or margin of 50 per cent? 

Rho Chi Holds Annual Banquet 

On March 3rd the Eho Chi Society held 
its annual initiation banquet at the Caro- 
lina Inn. The initiates were S. N. Dulin, 
Jr., of Elizabeth City, B. O. Lockhart of 
Saltville, Va., Otto S. Matthews of Eose- 
boro, A. M. Mattocks, Jr., of Greensboro, 
and C. K. Wheeler, Jr., of Prosperity, S. 
C. Tlie l)an(iuet was attended l)y several 
alumni members: K. V. Zoeller of Tarl)oro, 
W. C. Simmons of Winston-Saieni, and H. 
C. McAllister of Cliapel Hill. 

After the baiKiuet an interesting address 
was given at the School of Pharmacy by 
Dr. Kal|)h Clark of Merck and Co. on "Ee- 
search in the Industrj'" under the joint 
sponsorship of Eho Chi and the student 
branch of the N. C. P. A. 



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''The Stay of Merchandise in a Store" 

A recent Nielsen report gives a clear example of the effect of advertising on "the 
stay of merchandise in a store." If you are interested in TUENOVEE and NET PEOFITS, 
it will pay you to carefully study the following tabulation with the view of weeding out 
"shelf-warmers" from your stock. 

Advertised Laxatives stay in the average independent drug store approximately 
32 days. 

Non-advertised Laxatives stay in the average independent drug store approximately 
201 days. 

Advertised Sanitary Napkins stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 39 days. 

Non-advertised Sanitary Napkins stay in the average independent drug store approxi 
mately 111 days. 

Advertised Seltzer-Aspirins stay in the average independent drug store approximately 
43 days. 

Non-advertised Seltzer-Aspirins stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 180 days. 

Advertised Cleansing Tissues stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 43 days. 

Non-advertised Cleansing Tissues stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 82 days. 

Advertised Oral Antiseptics stay in the average independent drug store approximately 
75 days. 

Non-advertised Oral Antiseptics stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 225 days. 

Advertised Eazor Blades stay in the average independent drug store approximately 
84 days. 

Non-advertised Eazor Blades stay in the average independent drug store approxi- 
mately 106 days. 



THE 1941 GENERAL ASSEMBLY 

(Continued from Page 55) 

A bill was prepared, amending the Uniform Narcotic Act placing the sale of cannabis 
in all of its forms and all exempt narcotic preparations, including paregoric, Bateman's 
drops, Godfrey's Cordial, etc., on prescription only, and exempting from prescription re- 
quirement preparations containing codeine, and, further to make provision for the sale of 
narcotic drugs to certain governmental agencies engaged in the National Defense Program. 
It is understood this bill was drafted at the request of the Governor, wlio had been asked 
by Federal Officials to have such legislation enacted in the State. The bill, however, was 
never introduced. 

A request was made by the Department of Agriculture for an appropriation for 
$25,000 for the next biennium for the enforcement of the New Drug and Cosmetic Law. 
We succeeded in getting the Joint Appropriations Committee to grant this request. 
A sub-committee appointed to trim appropriations, working with the Governor struck this 
item from the list. Consequently, no funds are available for the enforcement of this 
important work. 

Your representatives in Ealeigh were kept busy constantly guarding and fighting for 
your interests. Our druggist member, Mr. E. T. Fulghum, likewise worked untiringly in 
behalf of his fellow druggists. Too much praise can not be given him for what he did 
in your behalf. 



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Asheville Auxiliary Holds Regular 
Monthly Meeting 

Mrs. F. A. Powell, 
Corresponding Secretary 

Mrs. F. A. Powell and Mrs. B. L. Mere- 
dith entertained the Asheville Auxiliary at 
the home of Mrs. Powell on March 7. After 
a short business session keno was enjoyed 
with Mrs. Mathews, Mrs. Nowell, ^Mrs. 
Brookshire and Mrs. Pinner winning prizes. 

After tlie keno everyone present was pre- 
sented a case of Dr. Pepper donated by 
Jack Barfield, who at one time was the 
popular local salesman of the Dr. T. C. 
Smith Company. Mr. Barfield is now man- 
ager of the local Dr. Pepper Bottling Com- 
pany. 

Following the meeting refreshments were 
served by Mrs. Jack Barfield assisted by 
Mrs. B. L. Pinner. New members welcomed 
into the organization during the meeting 
were Mrs. J. M. Tatum and Mrs. B. L. 
Pinner. 

The members of the Auxiliary decided to 
hold their next meeting at the S. & W. 
Cafeteria on April 4. 

March Report of Charlotte Pharma- 
ceutical Auxiliary 

^Irs. Philip Van Every 
Corresjionding Secretary 

We met in the Parish House of old Saint 
Peter's Episcopal Church and were served 
an old-fashioned luncheon of ham, yams and 
apple pie. It was so cold and windy out- 
side and so cozy and warm where we were, 
that we stayed nearly all afternoon. 

Mrs. T. N. Edwards, our president, opened 
the meeting and Mrs. Joe Monroe, Mrs. P. 
C. Day and Mrs. E. I. Butler were elected 
the nominating committee to nominate new 
officers for 1941-42, with Mrs. Monroe as 
chairman. It's hard to believe that the time 
has rolled around again to do this. 

One thing that wc did that I think is 
very nice was to take a collection for a 
fund to send flowers to sick members. You 
can give any amount that j'ou wish, from a 
penny to a dollar. Mrs. C. H. Smith was 
made chairman and treasurer of that com- 
mittee, Avitli Mrs. H. L. Bizzell and Mrs. 



Bernard Ellwanger appointed to help her. 
We are going to do this each month. 

We had three new members, Mrs. L. W. 
Millican, Mrs. A. B. Morgan and Mrs. Clyon 
Lewis; all very attractive and we're so 
pleased to have them. Do you know that 
we've had fifteen new members since Sep- 
tember? We think that's quite a record. 
Our attendance averages from forty to forty- 
five persons each meeting, and that's really 
a fair-sized crowd. 

Our bouquet for this month goes to Mrs. 
Walter K. Dixon, "Mae," to us all. She's a 
real member. She never misses a meeting 
and takes so much interest in the auxiliary. 
Mr. Dixon is with Bauer and Black and they 
are a grand couple. 

We had some inside information about 
the plans for the convention in Durham. 
And you can take mj^ word for it, we're 
going to have a gorgeous time! 

Xot long ago, I was going through an old 
scrap book and was impressed all over 
again by the poem that I'm passing along 
to you. 

WHAT A DIFFERENCE IT WOULD MAKE 

"If I knew j'ou and you knew me, 
'Tis seldom M-e would disagree; 
But never having yet clasped hands, 
Both often fail to understand 
Tliat each intends to do what's right 
And treat each other 'honor bright.' 
How little to complain there'd be, 
If I knew you and you knew me. 

"Whenever we ship you by mistake, 
Or in your bills some error make, 
From irritation you'd be free, 
If I knew you and you knew me. 
Or when checks do not come on time 
And customers say nary a line, 
AVe would wait without anxiety, 
If I knew you and you knew me. 

"Or when some goods you fire back, 
Or make a kick on this and that. 
We'd take it in good part and see, 
If I knew you and you knew me. 
With customers, thousand strong, 
Occasionally things will go wrong, 
Sometimes our fault, sometimes theirs, 
Forebearance would decrease all cares, 
Kind friend, how pleasant it would be, 
It I knew you and you knew me." 

— B. P. F. 



Belk-Leggett of Durham will sponsor a 
Fashion Show at the Country Club for the 
ladies attending the 1941 Annual Meeting 
of the N. C. P. A. in May. 



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Raleigh 



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Greensboro 



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Charlotte 



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Approval of proposed construction of a 
clubhouse to serve as a recreational center 
for members, their families and friends was 
voiced at a luncheon of the Charlotte Drug 
Travelers on March 1. E. H. Hemmle, 
president, presided over the meeting, at- 
tended by 43 members. He exhibited a 
sketch of the proposed new building which 
with equipment will cost $2,000. 

C. H. Smith, secretary, was instructed to 
send ballots to members of the organiza- 
tion in order that they may vote on the 
proposed clubhouse, which would be built 
on a tract of five acres, on the Catawba 
river, 17 miles from Charlotte. 

It is proposed to begin construction of 
the clubhouse shortly after April 1 in event 
of approval of the membership, and it 
should be completed within 30 days. 

At the time of balloting on the clubhouse 
project the members also will vote on a pro- 
posal to incorporate the club with paid-in 
capital of $2,500 and maximum membership 
of 100. Wilbe Wilson, chairman of the 
finance committee, reported. 

C. F. Holly, father of Claude A. Holly 
(Burwell and Dunn), died on March 5 and 
was buried in Lincolnton on the following 
day. 

Miss Sallie Lucy Blackwell of Raleigh 
became the bride of William Snelling Hicks, 
also of Raleigh, at the home of the bride's 
sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. 
Donald Morrison, in Camden, S. C, on 
March 15. Mrs. Hicks is a graduate of 
Winthrop College and is principal of the 
E. H. Lewis School in Raleigh at the present 
time. Mr. Hicks is the son of Mrs. Henry 
Thomas Hicks and the late Mr. Hicks of 
Raleigh. He attended N. C. State College 
and the University of North Carolina. He 
is now connected with the Capudine Chemi- 
cal Company in Raleigh. 

L. E. Barnhardt of Armour and Company, 



C. H. Smith of Drug Package, J. Floyd 
Goodrich of B. C, B. H. Wolfe of Parke, 
Davis & Company, F. F. Potter of Lehn 
and Fink Products Company, A. R. Cross 
of Penslar, James L. Sisk of Brunswick- 
Balke-Collender Co. and P. D. White of 
George W. Luft Company attended the ban- 
quet given at the O. Henry Hotel on the 
night of March 5 as a part of the Greens- 
boro Merchandising Clinic. 

The Penn Mutual News Letter tells of a 
life insurance agent who called upon a big 
business man at the close of a busy day. 
When the agent had been admitted, the big 
fellow said : "You ought to feel honored, 
highly honored, young man. Do you know 
that today I have refused to see seven in- 
surance men?" "I know" said the agent. 
"I'm them!" 

Join the T. M. A. and take part in the 
"big doings" in Durham this year on May 
13, 14 and 15. C. H. Smith, President or 
Floyd Goodrich, Secretary of the T. M. A. 
will gladly take your application. 

The depression made for cold-blooded 
business methods. When an Eastern firm 
received word its salesman had been found 
dead in Seattle, it wired as follows: "Send 
samples back by freight and search the 
body for orders." 

Two salesmen found the only hotel in town 
full. The proprietor told them the best he 
could do for them was to let them sleep in 
an abandoned church building across the 
street. They agreed. About two o'clock 
in the morning the church bell began to 
clang. The hotel owner woke up his porter 
and sent him to see what the trouble was. 
"Well, what was the matter?" he anxiously 
asked the porter on his return. "The party 
in pew 26 wants a gin riekey," the porter 
answered. 

"Ask Ben Coppedge about Dr. Parker." 



Object of the T. M. A.: Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of 
Good Fellowship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina. 



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N.A.R.D. Develops Nationwide Pre- 
scription Card Service for Pharma- 
cists' Use in Professional Interviews 

For many years, pharmacists have felt the 
need for a means of maintaining a consist- 
ent professional contact "with physicians in 
their communities, and of encouraging the 
writing of individualized prescriptions, us- 
ing official preparations as frecjuently as 
possible. A number of attempts have been 
made on a local basis to supply this need 
through the means of prescription cards or 
formularies, but no generally standardized 
system has been developed, and the work 
has been carried on only spottily by inter- 
professional relations committees. 

One of the first major undertakings by 
the newly-established Professional Eelations 
Department of The National Association of 
Eetail Druggists has been to develop a Pre- 
scription Card service for the Association's 
members. Announced shortly after the first 
of the year, this service has met Avith wide- 
spread approval and commendation on the 
part of pharmacists interested in the de- 
velopment of their professional departments. 
These pharmacists are finding the cards, 
which present recommendations for prescrip- 
tion use, to be an acceptable, useful, and 
indeed indispensable means of approach- 
ing physicians. The formulas presented are 
not taken at random from formula books, 
but have l)een, and will be, largely prescrip- 
tions based upon a rational therapy, includ- 
ing medications which have been clinically 
successful and whose results may be fore- 
told with reasonable accuracy. In so far as 
this procedure is expedient, it will be con- 
sistently followed, with deviations only 
when it becomes desirable to present some- 
thing which is new and upon which pub- 
lished medical reports are convincing. 

The cards are 3 by 5 inches — the right 
size to go into a filing cabinet so that the 
physician may retain them permanently for 
constant reference. The first set of cards, 
now ready, consists of 8; these will be fol- 
lowed by 4 each month. The price of a 
year's service for one physician is only 
$1.00; 5 sets, $3.75; 10 sets, $6.50; 25 sets, 
$15.00; 100 sets, $35.00. 

The response at the outset has been be- 
yond expectations. One city association has 



ordered 500 sets, another wants 200 sets. 
If every retail druggist in the country were 
to procure one set of cards for each physi- 
cian in his community and use them in the 
manner set forth in the January 16 and 
February 20 issues of the N.A.B.D. Jour- 
nal, there would unquestionably be such a 
stimulation in prescription writing as has 
never been experienced before. It would 
serve to bring the physicians back to the 
practice of prescribing individualized medi- 
cines; discourage and eventually end dis- 
pensing ; and halt the prescribing of pro- 
prietary preparations, which is detrimental 
to physician and pharmacist alike, and harm- 
ful to the public because it inevitablj' leads 
to dangerous self -medication. 

It is not assumed that the cards alone 
will do the job. Cards sent to the physi- 
cian through the mails may do some good; 
but to he most effective in accomplishing 
their purpose, they should be handed to the 
physician personally. So used, they will 
supply the occasion for making a call, serve 
as an introduction to the subject to be dis- 
cussed with the physician, and assure the 
physician that the pharmacist knows the 
subject of prescription writing and has 
something valuable and specific to suggest. 

It will impress upon the physician that 
the pharmacist is not only a storekeeper, 
but a fellow-professional man — a medical 
specialist whose co-operation he needs. Much 
of the responsibility for the failure of some 
])hysicians to view the jjliarmacist in this 
light must lie Avith the pharmacist himself. 
If the pharmacist is ever to recover his place 
as a member of one of the health profes- 
sions, he must earn his right to that place 
by stressing his professional interest. If 
these i)rcscription cards are used regularly 
and intelligently, they will help pharmacy to 
re-establish its standing and to win the 
recognition from the medical jjrofession to 
which it is entitled. 

The prescription cards are now ready for 
distribution and may be procured by mem- 
bers of the N.A.R.D., or affiliated state and 
local associations from The National Asso- 
ciation of Retail Druggists, 205 West 
Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois. Remember, 
a full year's service costs only $1 or less in 
quantities for each jjliysician to be detailed. 



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North Carolina Ne%us Notes 



Fire on the morning of February 26 
partly damaged the City Drug Company of 
Newton. A quantity of cigars, cigarettes, 
and pipes were ruined and the building 
slightly damaged. 

W. F. Lynch of the Ham Drug Company, 
Greensboro, has been drafted for military 
service. He is stationed at Fort Bragg. 

E. C. Daniel, Zebulon pharmacist, was 
called on to give first aid to several persons 
who were injured in an automobile accident 
on the night of March 15. All Zebulon 
physicians were reported out of town on 
other cases when the accident occurred. 

N. B. Moury of Wampole reports that 
Culas Robertson of Tri-City Pharmacy, 
Spray, won the title "Henpecked Husband" 
at a voting held at a local school in that 
city recently. Mr. Robertson won over his 
nearest competitor by 97,000 votes. His 
wife said she did her best to help him win. 

C. A. Swaney of Winston-Salem recently 
spoke to students of Reynolds High School 
on "Pharmacy." 

"Wilburt Barnett, Oak City drug store 
operator, is in Edgecombe General Hospital 
with a broken pelvis and other injuries 
received on February 27 when the car he 
was driving left the road and overturned 
near Scotland Neck. 

F. 0. Bowman, a member of the Chapel 
Hill Board of Aldermen, is expected to 
stand for re-election on May 6. 

Mrs. Carl Durham, wife of Congressman 
Carl Durham, fell several weeks ago and 
broke her hip. She was just recovering 
from a similar accident suffered several 
months ago when this latest mishap 
occurred. 

Doctor M. C. S. Noble, one of North 
Carolina's foremost educators and father of 
Miss Alice Noble, Secretary of the State 
University School of Pharmacy, celebrated 
his 86th birthday in Chapel Hill on March 
15 surrounded by a host of friends. 

Sixteen students of the State University 
School of Pharmacy left Chapel Hill on 
March 18 for a four-day trip to the Eli 
Lilly Laboratories in Indianapolis, Indiana. 



They were accompanied by J. E. Davis, Jr.. 
of Greensboro; J. D. Smith, Lilly represent- 
ative in the Durham area and Doctor 
Henry M. Burlage of Chapel Hill. Meals 
for the entire party to and from Indian- 
apolis were paid by Justice Drug Company 
of Greensboro. 

Miss Harriet Elliott, Consumer Commis- 
sioner of the National Defense Advisory 
Commission, in a letter to Senator Joseph 
C. O'Mahoney of Wyoming, called for the 
outright repeal of the Tydings-Miller Act. 

E. F. Rimmer, Charlotte druggist and 
Agent for the American Druggists' Fire 
Insurance Company in North Carolina, has 
sold his store in Charlotte and will estab- 
lish a new drug store in Sanford at once. 

F. W. Hancock, accompanied by H. C. 
McAllister, visited Ealeigh on March 10 and 
called on Governor Broughton and W. A. 
Queen of the Department of Agriculture. 

J. S. Ferguson of Coxe-Ferguson Drugs, 
Raleigh, has sold his interest in the business 
and will establish a new drug store in that 
city by April 1. 

J. C, Mundy of China Grove visited Chapel 
Hill on March 19 and was enthusiastic over 
the sale of his cold preparation in North 
Carolina this past winter. 

The dentist asked his new patient if he 
had been anywhere else before coming to 
see him. "Only to the village druggist," 
said the patient. "And Avhat idiotic ad- 
vice did he give you?" asked the dentist. 
"Why, he told me to come and see you," 
said the patient innocently. 

Dr. Kelly to Visit Chapel Hill 
in April 

Dr. E. F. Kelly, Secretary of the Ameri- 
can Pharmaceutical Association, will deliver 
an address on "The Place of Pharmacy in 
the National Defense Program" at 7:30 
P.M., Friday, April 4th, at the School of 
Pharmacy in Chapel Hill. This address is 
one of a series of annual lectures by out- 
standing men in Pharmacy sponsored by the 
Rho Chi Society. Pharmacists are cordially 
invited to attend. 



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Oleovitamin A and D 

Because of vrai conditions the supplies 
of Cod Liver Oil have been greatly reduced 
and the price advanced. To meet the situa- 
tion, under the advice of the U. S. P. Vita- 
min Advisory Board the Pharmacopoeia has 
established specifications and standards for 
a solution of Vitamin A and D concentrates, 
of natural source, in oil solution to be known 
under the official title, "Oleovitamin A and 
D." The product corresponds in potency to 
a Cod Liver Oil of good quality. 

It may require a short time for this 
product to be made available to the retail 
drug trade but it is hoped that it will soon 
relieve the shortage in God Liver Oil. It 
is also expected that this product will offer 
a form of Vitamin A and D medication 
which Avill be more readily administered 
than Cod Liver Oil. 

Copies of the U. S. P. Interim Eevision 
announcement concerning this new vitamin 
product may be obtained from E. Fullerton 
Cook, 43rd and Woodland Avenue, Philadel- 
phia, Pa. 

Fulmer Seeks Repeal of Tydings- 

Miller National Fair Trade 

Enabling Act 

Representative Hampton P. Fulmer of the 
2nd District of South Carolina has intro- 
duced HR-3821 in the House of Represent- 
atives, calling for the outright repeal of 
the Tydings-Miller National Fair Trade 
Enabling Act. The bill has been referred 
to the House Judiciarj-^ Committee of which 
Honorable Zebulon Weaver of the 11th 
North Carolina District is a member. 

If this hill passes, the usefulness of the 
North Carolina Fair Trade Act will be 
ended. Enemies of Fair Trade are exerting 
every ounce of their strength and influence 
in Washington so that they can resume 
their loss-leader tactics. To protect this 
legislation it will be necessary that you — 
the independent druggist — write your Con- 
gressman and tell him in no uncertain terms 
exactly where you stand on this question. 

No state has ever repealed a Fair Trade 
law ! Be sure you do your part to protect 
the National Enabling Act. Write that 
letter now — later will be too late. 



Fair Trade Booklet 

"What about Fair Trade.'" a thirty-one 
page booklet containing answers to the 
questions you have been asking about this 
important subject has just been made avail- 
able to the drug trade by the National Asso- 
ciation of Retail Druggists. The booklet 
presupposes that the reader is entirely un- 
familiar with the subject — the argument 
"starts from scratch" and covers the sub- 
ject fully. 

Retailers desiring copies for distribution 
to the general public may obtain them from 
The N.A.R.D., 205 West Wacker Drive, 
Chicago, Illinois. The cost, barely enough 
to pay for the paper and printing, is as 
follows: Single copies, 10c; 25 copies, $1.00; 
100 copies, $3.00; 1,000 copies, $27.50 and 
5,000 copies, $125.00. 

It is believed that if a million copies of 
the booklet are circulated throughout the 
United States, Fair Trade sentiment will be 
strengthened immeasurably. 

Retailing by Pharmacists 
Retailing dy Pharmacists, a practical 
book on all retailing phases of the drug in- 
dustry is now available to pharmacists who 
are looking for new ideas to pep up their 
businesses. The author, A. Hamilton Chute 
of the University' of Minnesota School of 
Business Administration, prepared the book 
on the basis of experience in teaching a 
course in retail store management for phar- 
macists. Numerous men in the manufac- 
turing, wholesaling and retailing fields were 
consulted in its preparation, as well as com- 
petent marketing authorities. 

Copies of the book are available from the 
Burgess Publishing Company, 426 South 
Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota at 
$3.50. 

Jernigan Chosen for Annapolis 

Rupert W. Jernigan, Jr., son of pharma- 
cist R. W. Jernigan, Eubanks Drug Store, 
Chapel Hill, has been designated by Con- 
gressman Carl Durham as a cadet in the 
United States Naval Academy at Annapo- 
lis. Rupert is now a sophomore in the 
University' and is scheduled to take the 
Naval Academy's examination for entrance 
on May 7. 



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GREENSBORO MERCHANDISING 
CLINIC 

(Continued from Page 58) 

the address by Mr. Gates and it was later 
stated that eighty people had been served 
a standard 5c portion of ice cream from 
1^/4 gallons of bulk cream. 

While speaking on the subject, "Prob- 
lems in Drug Store Management," T. C. 
Yearwood of Charlotte emphasized the 
shortage of certain drugs due to war con- 
ditions. He said that one of our biggest 
problems at the present time is an insuffi- 
cient number of trained pharmacists. 
Through the courtesy of A. M. Mattocks of 
Greensboro, twelve photographs of prize- 
winning window displays were shown to 
the group. 

During the "Open Forum" session eon- 
ducted by Roger McDuffie of Greensboro, a 
number of topics were freely discussed. Sales 
Tax tokens, the Pure Food, Drug and Cos- 
metic Act, the sale of paregoric, combina- 
tion deals and drugs limited to prescription 
were considered. 

P. A. Hayes, President of the National 
Wholesale Druggists' Association, spoke to 
the group during an informal dinner at the 
O. Henry Hotel on the subject, "The Whole- 
saler — A Service Partner for the Retail 
Druggist." Immediately preceding his talk, 
the speaker introduced sixteen of his em- 
ployees who had turned out in a body to 
hear their "boss." 

T. G. Crutchfield, who had charge of the 
entertainment features of the program, an- 
nounced during the dinner that S. M. Pur- 
cell has sent twelve of his pharmacists and 
clerks to the meeting. 

"What Vitamins Do For Us," a thirty- 
minute movie covering the function of Vita- 
mins and their sales possibilities was pre- 
sented by Douglas Graham of E. R. Squibb 
& Sons. The speaker estimated that the sale 
of vitamins and vitamin products would 
exceed one hundred million dollars during 
1941 and that the progressive pharmacist 
would capitalize on this demand by stock- 
ing an adequate supply of recognized mer- 
chandise in this field. 

A series of five educational movies show- 
ing the production of essential oils was pre- 



sented by George R. Fellows, Atlanta Rep- 
resentative of Fritzsche Brothers, Inc., at 
the close of the meeting. The speaker stated 
that the price on certain oils had advanced 
due to the fact that native herb collectors 
find it more profitable to sign up Avith the 
W.P.A. than to search for the drugs in the 
fields and forests. 

Miss Alice Noble, Secretary of the School 
of Pharmacy, attended the Clinic as an 
official representative of the Southeastern 
Drug Journal. 

Board of Pharmacy Examinations 

The next examinations of the North Caro- 
lina Board of Pharmacy will be held in 
Chapel Hill on June 17, 1941. Full infor- 
mation concerning the examinations may be 
obtained from Secretary-Treasurer F. W. 
Hancock, Oxford, North Carolina. 

The University Pharmacy Senate 

Fred Dees, Jr. 

The last meeting of the Winter Quarter 
for the Senate was conducted in the form 
of a debate. The query for debate was. 
Resolved, that Exclusive Brands are detri- 
mental to Pharmacy. The affirmative was 
upheld by Joe King and Al Mattocks, the 
negative by Fred Dees and John Pickard. 

Many interesting points were brought out 
by both sides. The affirmative argued (1) 
that certain exclusive brands were inferior 
in quality; (2) that stores handling these 
Ijrands often lost the confidence of the phy- 
sicians; (3) that many of the brands were 
unofficial; (4) that customers became dis- 
satisfied because of "high pressure" sales- 
manship of these brands. 

The negative met the above points with 
the followdng: (1) exclusive dealership es- 
tablishes a good trade that cannot be 
infringed upon by other stores; (2) factory- 
to-pharmaeist makes for more profit by elim- 
inating the "middleman"; (3) special inter- 
est taken by the company in helping retail 
pharmacists with business problems; (4) 
exclusive brands have to meet U. S. P. 
standards and Pure Food and Drug Laws. 

After the cases were presented, the Senate 
voted and awarded the decision to the nega- 
tive. 



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Deaths 

William Mauu Tucker, age 64, of High 
Pi lint died at his home in that city on 
March 6 following an illness of three weeks. 
He was born at Charlotte Court House, Vir- 
ginia, and entered the drug business in High 
Point in 1907. He was a member of the 
local Elks and a past exalted ruler of the 

rlub. 

Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Elizabeth 
Tucker; one brother, Eussel Tucker of 
Reidsville and a sister, Mrs. S. W. Mc- 
Duffie of Norfolk, Virginia. Funeral serv- 
ices were conducted at the Secreast funeral 
home and interment was in Oakwood ceme- 
tery. 

Marriages 

Miss Mary Jane Goodwin of Greensboro 
and William Edward Cromwell of Charlotte 
were married at College Park Baptist 
Church, Greensboro, on March 12 surrounded 
by kinspeople and close friends. The bride 
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman 
B. Moury of Greensboro and the sister of 
pharmacist Malcolm Goodwin of Charlotte. 

After the private ceremony the bride's 
parents entertained the families and out-of- 
town guests at their home, where the bride's 
table was centered by a wedding scene and 
further graced by white flowers and candles. 

Mr. and Mrs. Cromwell will end their 
wedding trip in Charlotte where the bride- 
groom has lived for two years. He is with 
Kemington Rand, Incorporated. 



A Step in the Right Direction 

Tlie following announcement is being dis- 
tributed by Lenoir druggists : 

Beginning first Sunday in April, (6th), 
the drug stores in Lenoir will inaugurate 



a Co-operative Sunday Closing Program; 
one store, only, keeping open all day Sun- 
day and alternating in following order: 

Sundaj', April 6th, Dayvault's, Open 8:00 
A.M. to 9:30 P.M. 

Sundaj-, April 13th, McNairy's, Open 8:00 
A.M. to 9:30 P.M. 

Sunday, April 20th, Lenoir Drug Store, 
Open 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. 

Sunday, April 27th, BalleAv's, Open 8:00 
A.M. to 9:30 P.M. 

The same sequence and rotation to be fol- 
lowed throughout the year. 

Above stores will close every niglit, except 
Saturday, at 9:30 P.M. 

We are hopeful, and feel sure, that the 
above program will augment, rather than 
curtail all necessary Drug Store service, 
since it permits a full and uninterrupted 
Sunday service, at one indicated store, and 
affords more hours per week accommoda- 
tion than under prevailing conditions. 

Prescription refills and purchase of cer- 
tain controlled brands and items from the 
stores closed on Sunday may readily be 
anticipated and secured on week ends. 

This program has been launched in order 
to effect certain necessary economies and in 
an honest and voluntary effort to comply 
with modern demands and trends puisuant 
to a full and loyal compliance with shorter 
work hours and more humane employment 
conditions; and at same time, contribute to 
the privileged rest and proper Sunday ob- 
servance of all employees and personnel. 

Hence, the several Drug Stores, in a spirit 
of mutual cooperation service and wel- 
fare, are launching this program in the 
faith and belief tliat the public will approve 
and benefit from its operation in the same 
relative degree and extent as the under- 
signed. 



PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THE 1941 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE 
N. C. P. A., DURHAM, MAY 13, 14, 15 



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May 13-14-15. 



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of the 

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PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE 

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under the Act of March 3, 1879 



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Vol. XXII 



MAY, 1941 



No. 5 



President Hollings%uorth Invites You 
to the Durham Convention 



It is mv sincere wish that every pharma- 
cist in North Carolina, who can possibly 
do so, will attend the Convention of the 
N. C. P. A. in Durham, May 13, 14, 15. 
The hospitality of Durham is well knoA\ai 
and tlie Durham Drug Club, the T. M. A., 
the Women's Auxiliary and our friends in 
Chapel Hill have put forth every effort to 
make this Convention one of the very best, 
and you may rest assured it Avill be both 
pleasant and profitable. 

The program this year has been arranged 
for two days and three nights, so that you 
will not have to be away from your store 
quite so long, and it has been our aim to 
make it a practical and instructive one. 

I visited the Durham Drug Club on two 
occasions and it certainly is a live-wire or- 
ganization. They were very enthusiastic 
over the Convention, leaving no doubt but 
that you will be royally entertained. The 
ladies who attend this Convention have a lot 
to look forward to, as very elaborate plans 
have been made for their entertainment. 

E. G. Green, Chairman of the Entertain- 
ment Committee, has arranged a special pro- 
gram for those of you who do not dance. 
This feature, to be presented from 10 to 
10:30 P.M. on Tuesday night in Convention 
Headquarters, immediately precedes the 
dance. 



Plans have been completed by the T. M. 
A. to stage a super "Jamboree" on the 
final night of the Convention in the Durham 
Armory. The T. M. A, Party, always one 
of the outstanding events of the Conven- 
tion, will give you a real entertainment thrill 
this year. 

To pharmacists who are not members of 
the Association, I want to extend a special 
invitation to attend this Convention, so that 
you may see just what the Association is 
doing to help pharmacy and pharmacists in 
North Carolina. The reports on the two 
sectional meetings and the Drug Institute, 
started this year, will interest you, I be- 
lieve, and show you that it is desirable to be 
a member. Application blanks will be glad- 
ly furnished at the registration desk. 

It is my earnest desire that the younger 
pharmacists of the State attend this Con- 
vention and take part in the discussions and 
express their thoughts and ideas. 

We have many "grand old men" in phar- 
macy in North Carolina whom we enjoy see- 
ing each year at convention time. 

It will be a rare privilege and a real 
pleasure for me to install Mr. Ralph P. 
Rogers, one of Durham's own, as President 
of the Association during the last session. 

I am looking forward to seeing you in 
Durham. 

(Signed) Joe Rollings worth. 

President N. C. P. A. 



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''The Friendly City" Welcomes You 

I. T. EEAMEE, Local Secretary 



Durham, the "City of Education and In- 
dustry," often referred to as "The Friend- 
ly City," cordially invites you to the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association Con- 
vention to be held here May 13-14-15. Chapel 
Hill, located near-by, joins Durham in wel- 
coming you to the Sixty-second N. C. P. A. 
Convention. 

We confidently expect this to be one of 
the best conventions ever held in the Old 
North State. A large attendance is expected, 
and plans have been made accordingly. It 
is a happy coincidence that one of our fel- 
lovF-townsmen, Mr. Ralph P. Rogers, will be 
installed as President of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association for the coming 
year. A celebration is in order, and we will 
do our best to make it a good one. 

Special plans have been made to enter- 
tain the ladies. A Welcoming Tea provided 
by the Washington Duke Hotel on Tuesday 
afternoon will give old friends a chance to 
get together and newcomers an excellent op- 
portunity to get acquainted. Others attrac- 
tions will be offered for the folks who ar- 
rive on Tuesday afternoon. Tickets to the 
Uptown Movie Theatre will be available; 
and at the Hotel from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. a 
special showing of the interesting picture 
"Tobaceoland" will be offered. 

The opening dance on Tuesday night will 
be sponsored by the Peabody Drug Com- 
pany, and several surprises are in store for 
those Avho attend. Entertainment features 
will be presented after the opening business 
sessions. Another item of interest will be 
the Special Prize drawing. All retail drug- 
gists who register up to the time of this 
dra^ving will participate in the "Book 
Prizes," — one major prize of books with a 
value of approximately $50.00, with $50.00 
Avorth of additional books to be won as in- 
dividual prizes. Peabody Drug Company 
vnll furnish these prizes. Freddy John- 
son's excellent orchestra will furnish the 
music for the first evening's dancing at the 
Hotel. 

Wednesday at noon the Pet Dairy Prod- 
ucts Company will be hosts to the ladies at 



a luncheon, and immediately after this es- 
pecially-provided busses will take the ladies 
to the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke 
University. 

A real old-fashioned Barbecue Supper 
party in Chapel Hill from 5:30 to 7:00 on 
Wednesday for the entire Convention, with 
the student body of the University of North 
Carolina School of Pharmacy as special 
guests, will be the next order of the day. 
The B. C. Remedy Company will be your 
hosts for the Barbecue Party. Then back to 
Durham, where the Durham Druggists Asso- 
ciation will sponsor a dance at the Armorj-, 
with Dean Hudson and his "Morning 
Toastchee Time" House of Lance orches- 
tra to provide the music. 

Save some energy for the last day, be- 
cause there will be lots to do. A fashion 
show sponsored by the Belk-Leggett Stores 
and a bridge-luncheon sponsored by South- 
ern Dairies will provide the ladies with 
things to do at noon, at the attractive Hope 
Valley Country Club. 

For the men, plans have been made for a 
stag luncheon at the Washington Duke Hotel 
at noon, followed by a stag Golf Tourna- 
ment at the Hope Valley Country Club, with 
a very valuable cup to be presented to the 
winner. The Golf Tournament and trophy 
are provided through the courtesy of the 
Yager Liniment Company. 

The T. M. A. will sponsor a supper, floor 
show, and dance at the Armory auditorium 
on the concluding night of the Convention. 

Plan to come early and visit the School 
of Pharmacy at Chapel Hill. Dean Beard 
is back at work, and he and the other fac- 
ulty members will be more than glad to 
show you around. Duke University will be 
happy, also, to have you visit; and the 
Chesterfield and Lucky Strike Tobacco plants 
should prove to be very interesting. Mr. 
C. T. Council, Dewey Mims, and Floyd 
Goodrich are proud of their modern B. 0. 
plant and will enjoy showing you through 
the very attractive place where umteen 
thousands of B. C. 's are made each day. 



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73 



OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES OF THE NORTH CAROLINA 
PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 

OflScers 

Joe Hollingswoith, Mount Airy President 

Ralph P. Rogers, Durluim \ 

Paul B. Bissette, Wilson V Vice-Presidents 

W. Moss Salley, Asheville I 

W. J. Smith, Chapel Hill Secretary-Treasurer 

C. M. Andrews, Burlington Assistant Secretary-Treasurer 

F. O. Bowman, Chapel Hill General Counsel 

I. T. Reamer Local Secretary 

Officers-Elect 
The following officers, elected by mail ballot in 1940, will be installed at tlie Durham 
meeting of the Association : 

Ralph P. Rogers, Durham President 

John C. Brantley, Jr., Raleigh \ 

W. Moss Salley, Asheville V Vice-Presidents 

T. G. Crutchfield, Greensboro ) 

Joe Hollingsworth, Mount Airy. .Member of the Executive Committee for a three year term 

Committees 

Joe Hollingswortli, Mount Airy Chairman Executive 

Paul Thompson, Fairmont Chairman Legislative 

C. C. Fordham, Jr., Greensboro Chairman Fair Trade 

Roger A. McDuffie, Greensboro Chairman Besoliitions 

Henry Clay Ross,* Winston-Salem Chairman Membership 

A. C. Cecil, High Point Chairman U. N. C. Visitation 

W. A. Gilliam, Winston-Salem Chairman Papers and Queries 

J. A. Goode, Asheville Chairman Delegates to N. A. B. D. 

I. T. Reamer, Durham Chairman Delegates to N. C. Medical Society 

W. L. Moose, Mount Pleasant Chairman Practical Pharmacy and Dispensing 

I. W. Rose, Chapel Hill Chairman State Advisory Committee Retail Drug Institute 

* Deceased, 





T. T. REAMER 
Local Secretary 



R. A. McDUFFIE 

Chairman Resolutions Committee 



74 The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

Convention Program 

OF THE 

SIXTY-SECOND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH 
CAROLINA PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 

WASHINGTON DUKE HOTEL, DURHAM 

Tuesday, May 13 

1 :30 p.m. 

Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association in the Fountain 
Room of the Washington Duke Hotel. 

2 :30 p.m. 
Registration 

The registration of delegates and visitors will be under the direction of 
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer C. M. Andrews. A fee of $1.00 will be charged 
each member and visitor participating in the business and entertainment 
program. This fee entitles the registrant to admission to every convention 
event. An appropriate badge will be given each registrant. The registra- 
tion desk will be located in the Lobby of the Washington Duke Hotel. 

7 :30 p.m. 

First general session of the Association and its affiliated bodies, the 
Traveling Men's Auxiliary and the Women's Auxiliary. 

Sixty-second Convention of the N. C. P. A. called to order by President 
Hollingsworth. 

Twenty-eighth Convention of the Traveling Men's Auxiliary called to 
order by President C. H. Smith. 

Ninth Convention of the Reorganized Women's Auxiliary called to order 
by Mrs. J. K. Civil, President. 

Invocation by Rev. Stanley C. Harrell, Pastor of the Christian Church, 
Durham. 

"America" — the entire audience will join in this song. 

Address of Welcome on behalf of the City of Durham by Mayor W. F. 
Carr. 

Response by J. C. Brantley, Jr. 

Address of Welcome on behalf of the Durham Druggists by D. L. 
Boone, Sr. 

Response by Paul Bissette. 

Address of Welcome on behalf of the Ladies' Local Committee bj- Mrs. 
W. B. Morgan. 

Response by Mrs. Lloyd Jarrett. 

Announcements by Local Secretary I. T. Reamer. 

(There will 'follow immediately the First Session of the Association. 
Delegates, and visitors from the two Auxiliaries are cordially invited to 
remain during this session.) 



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8 :00 p.m. 

Adjourned Session of the Association 

Convention called to order bv President Hollingsworth. 

Roll Call (a brief formality).' 

Reading of Minutes of Preceding Meeting (a brief formality). 

Receipt of Resolutions, all of which must be in writing and submitted 
to Chairman Roger A. McDuffie of the Resolutions Committee. 

Presentation of Visiting Delegates. 

Address of the President. Vice-President Ralph Rogers will preside. 

Address by Rease Inge, Southern Sales manager of E. R. Squibb & Sons. 
Subject: "Customer Relations as Applied to the Retail Drug Store." 

Prize drawing of pharmacy books, valued at $100.00, donated through 
the courtesy of Peabody Drug Company. Only members of the Association 
who have registered for the Convention will be eligible to compete for the 
books. 

10 :00-10 :S0 p.m. 

For those who do not dance, a special thirty minute program of enter- 
tainmeait will be presented at this time. 

10 :30 p.m.-l :00 a.m. 

President's Reception and Dance tendered the Association and its guests 
by Peabody Drug Company in the Ball Room of the Washington Duke Hotel. 
Music bj- Freddy Johnson's orchestra. 

Wednesday, May 14 

9 :00-9 :30 a.m. 
Awarding of Prizes. 

9 :30 a.m. 

Second Session of the Association 

Convention called to order. 

Reading of Communications, 

Report of F. W. Hancock, Secretary-Treasurer of the North Carolina 
Board of Pharmacy. 

Report of the Membership Committee by Chairman E. V. Stephenson. 

Receipt of Resolutions. 

Appointment of Nominating Committee. 

Appointment of Committee on Time and Place of Next Meeting. 

Report of Executive Committee. 

Report of the Secretary-Treasurer. 

Address by Captain Kenneth A. Kirby of the 105th Medical Regiment, 
Fort Jackson, S. C, "The Druggist in the Armj'." 

Address by Charles G. Pyle of the Hygrade Sylvania Corporation, New 
York. Subject: "Fluorescent Lighting." The speaker will discuss the effi- 
ciency, quality, installation and advantages of fluorescent lighting. 

Report of the Delegates to the N. A. R. D. Convention by Chairman 
J. A. Goode. 

Address by J. F. Goodrich, Secretary-Treasurer of the T. M. A. 

Awarding of Prizes. 



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Third Session 

Prize drawing from 2 :00-2 :30 p.m. 

2 :30 p.m. 

Convention called to order. 

Report of Attorney Bowman. 

Report of Historian Beard. 

Report of the Committee on Practical Pharmacy and Dispensing by 
Chairman W. Lee Moose. Mr. Moose will incorporate in his report an 
explanation of his work in connection with the R-etail Drug Institute. In 
addition to Chairman Moose, the following speakers will appear on the 
program : 

J. W. Snowden of Pictorial Paper Package Corporation, "Prescription 
Packaging and Professional Advertising." 

Professor Henry M. Burlage of the State University School of Pharmacy, 
"Elixir of Thiamine Chloride and its Stabilit}^ in Combinations." 

"Doctor X Calling" by Professors Ira Rose and M. L. Jacobs, assisted 
by Edwin R. Fuller, President of the U. N. C. Student Branch of the 
N. C. P. A. A dramatization of some practical problems encountered in the 
average prescription department. 

Address by C. H. Smith, President of the T. M. A. 

Awarding of Prizes. 

5 :30 p.m. -7 :00 p.m. 

An old-fashioned barbecue on the campus of the State University tendered 
the entire Convention and the Student Body of the U. N. C. School of 
Pharmacy through the courtesy of the B. C. Remedy Company. Professor 
M. L. Jacobs will have active charge of arrangements for this event in 
Chapel Hill. 

10:30-1 :00 p.m. 

Dancing to the music of Dean Hudson and his nationally famous Lance 
Orchestra in the Durham Armory through the courtesy of the Durham 
Druggists Association. 

Thursday, May 15 

9 :00-9 :30 a.m. 
"Professor I. Q. & S." will distribute 630 prizes to ten lucky con- 
testants providing their "IQ" on pharmacj^ is up to par. Everyone register- 
ing for the program is eligible to participate in this program. 

Fourth Session 
9 :30 a.m. 

Convention called to order. 

Report of the Fair Trade Committee by Chairman C. C. Fordham, Jr. 

Report of F. 0. Bowman, Executive Secretary of the Fair Trade Com- 
mittee. 

Address bv Edward Spease, Director of Professional Relations, of the 
N. A. R. D. "^ 

Report of the U. N. C. Visitation Committee by Chairman A. C. Cecil. 

Report of the Student Branch of the N. C. R A. by Secretary D. F. 
McGowan. 

Report of the Legislative Committee by Chairman Paul H. Thompson. 

Receipt of Resolutions. 



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Papers and Queries 

The program of the Papers and Queries Committee will be under the 
direction of Chairman Wade G-illiam. 

Through special arrangements with this Committee, the Traveling Men's 
Association will present four nationally known merchandising experts who 
will discuss the display and sale of drug and sundry products. Don't miss 
this program because w^e confidently believe it will be one of the most helpful 
series of addresses of the entire Convention. 

Awarding of Prizes. 

2 :00-2 :30 p.m. 
Awarding of Prizes. 

Fifth Session 

Convention called to order. 

Report of the Committee on Time and Place of the next meeting. 

Report of the Assistant Secretary-Treasurer. 

Report of the Resolutions Committee. 

Report of the Nominating Committee. 

Election of a member of the Board of Pharmacy. 

New Business. 

Miscellaneous Business. 

Installation of Officers. 

Final Adjournment. 



Immediately following adjournment there will be an important meeting 
of the Executive Committee in the Fountain Room of the Washington Duke 
Hotel. 

7 :00 p.m.-l :00 a.m. 

Annual T. M. A. Dinner, Dance and Floor Show at the Durham Armory. 
Music by Dean Hudson's "House of Lance" Orchestra. 



EDWARD SPEASE 



Edward Spease, who will address the Convention on the morning of May 15, recently 
joined the staff of The National Association of Retail Druggists in the capacity of Director 
of the newly formed Professional Relations Department. Prior to coming with the 
N. A. R. D., Mr. Spease was Dean of the College of Pharmacy at Western Reserve Uni- 
versity, Cleveland, Ohio, for twenty-four years. 

Pharmacy has long been acquainted with Mr. Spease. Before entering Ohio State 
University, from which he received first his Ph.G. and later his B.S. in Pliannacy, Mr. 
Spease worked in retail drug stores, continuing to do so at odd times and during summers 
until 1916. He was the owner of a drug store for a time. After graduation in 1907, and 
for nine years until becoming Dean at Western Reserve, he was an assistant in the College 
of Pharmacy at Ohio State University, progressing to an assistant professorship and to the 
position of secretary of the college before leaving. 

In his present capacity, Mr. Spease devotes his full time to the promotion of inter- 
professional relations, assisting pharmacists to further their professional departments. 
Contacts with the medical and dental professions also are a part of his many duties, and 
Mr. Spease will seek to improve relations among them and to secure their cooperation in 
matters of interest to the several professions. 



SOME OUTSTANDING LEADERS WHO WILL PLAY A PROMINENT 
PART IN THE SUCCESS OF THE DURHAM CONVENTION 




J. G. BEAED of Chapel Hill 
Historian, N.C.P.A. 



EDWARD SPEASE 
Director of Professional Relations, N.A.E.D. 





RALPH ROGEES of Durham 
President-Elect of the N.C.P.A. 



F. O. BOWMAN of Chapel Hill 
Attorney, N.C.P.A. 



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The drug trade of Durham invites you to the "Friendly City" for the 
Sixty-second Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation and its Auxiliary Bodies, the Traveling Men's Association and the 
Women's Auxiliary. 






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THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY 



The Women's Auxiliary 

Mrs. J. K. Civil, President of the Women's 

Auxiliary, urges you to attend the Durham 

Convention. 

A cordial invitation is extended to all the 
wives and girl friends of the druggists and 
traveling men to attend the Sixty-second 
Annual Convention of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association beginning May 
13 in Durham. 

The Durham druggists, assisted by the 
ladies of the Women 's Auxiliary, have 
planned some delightful entertainment for 
the women and I take this opportunity to 
urge every eligible lady in the State to join 
us in Durham on Tuesday, May 13, for a 
grand get-together once more. Tell your 
husbands to lock up the doors of their 
stores, if necessary, and take three days off 
from the daily grind and head towards 
Durham in your old (or new) car. 

The business session of the State Auxil- 
iary will be held at 11 a.m. on May 14. I 
hope all the women attending the Conven- 
tion will pay their dollar and join the Auxil- 
iary as this fee goes directly to the Phar- 
macy Student Loan Fund at' Chapel Hill to 
help some worthy young man or woman who 
needs financial assistance. 

So, ladies, come early and plan to throw 
care to the winds for three glorious days 



in Durham. Let May 13 be your lucky 
day. 

(Signed) Ruth S. Civil (Mrs. J. K.), 
State President, The Woman's Auxiliary. 

Program 

Call to Order by Mrs. J. K. Civil, President. 

Song "God Bless America" by the Assem- 
bly. 

Minutes of last meeting by Mrs. H. L. 
Bizzell, Secretary. 

Treasurer's Report by Mrs. H. L. Bizzell. 

Recognition of guests. 

Special Music. 

Introduction of Speaker by Mrs. D. D. 
Hocutt. 

Talk on the Pharmacy Student Loan Fund 
by Professor L W. Rose of Chapel Hill. 

Announcements by Mrs. W. B. Morgan, 
Chairman of the Entertainment Com- 
mittee. 

Reports of Officers. 

Report of Nominating Committee. 

Election of Officers. 

Introduction of New Officers by Mrs. Civil. 

Finale. "Star Spangled Banner" by As- 
sembly. 

Adjournment. 



CONVENTION PROGRAM 

Tuesday, May 13 7:30 p.m. 

First Session 

Joint meeting with the X. C. P. A. and the T. M. A. 

Wednesday, May 14 11:00 a.m. 
Second Session 
Business meeting. Every woman registered for the Convention is invited to be 
present and affiliate with the Auxiliary. The membership fee is $1.00. 

Officers of the Women's Auxiliary 

"Wolrnma -i-n Tiii^Vio^, ^J"^- ^^hu K. Civil President 

Welcome to Durham ^^.^ ^ ^ ^^^^ p-^^^ Vice-President 

With the advent of Spring, our thoughts -}J''^- ^ ^- Crawf ord . . 5f cond Vice-Pre^dent 

turn with happy anticipation to the State ^J^'^- S^^'^^'""! ^ .Sec'y-Treas. 

Pharmaceutical Meeting which will be held ^'■'^- ^- ^- ^^'^^^ Parliamentarian 

in Durham, May 13-15. We are proud to 
be the hostesses to the Ladies Auxiliary of 

this Association. I want to extend to every i^-^^T^y^" ' . 

Druggist's wife in North Carolina a cordial ^^^^55^7 'v" 

invitation to be Avith us at this meeting, ^S^J^S^\ >CGikS 

which we are striving to make a most en- " >^i«^i^ - ■tX 

joyable occasion. It will be the pleasure of 

our local women to extend to you every JtN.V^ 

courtesy and favor Avithin our bounds. f^^^wl 

(Signed) Mrs. W. B. Morgan, Chmn., v / ^T* MJ^^ 

Ladies Entertainment Committee X ./■ __^_^^ 

Durham Druggists Association d) /li^BB"^^^ ^^^^totmc r^ 




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The Ladies Entertainment Committees 

Mrs. W. B. Morgan, Chairmaii 



Hospitality 



Mrs. Ealph P. Eogers, Chairman 
Mrs. C. L. Haywood 
Mrs. A. L. Pearce 
Mrs. F. L. Furr 

Registration 
Mrs. Wray S. Brown, Chairman 
Mrs. H. C. Chapman 
Mrs. A. P. Carswell 

Information 

Mrs. J. Fleming Lyon, Chairman 
Mrs. S. O. Brewer 
Mrs. C. R. Clodfelter 



Transportation 



Mrs. J. B. Threatt, Chairman 
Mrs. D. L. Boone, Sr. 
Mrs. Roy Sparks 



Mrs. D. L. Boone, Sr., Chairman 
Mrs. E. S. Swindell 
Mrs. H. G. Coleman 
Mrs. G. O. Peele 



Flowers 



Garden 



Mrs. Archie Millis, Chairman 
Mrs. Nannie B. Cheek 
Mrs. Frank Harris 

Prizes 

Mrs. Jolin A. Weatherford, Chairman 
Mrs. C. T. Council 
Mrs. F. A. Stovall 



Mrs. H. L. King 
Mrs. A. H. McDonald 
Mrs. R. E. Gardner 



Mrs. B. W. Spencer, Jr. 
Mrs. Winfred A. Clayton 
Mrs. E. G. Green 



Mrs. W. A. Ellis 
Mrs. Archie Millis 
Mrs. Xannie B. Cheek 



Mrs. W. A. Hayes 
Mrs. J. C. Harris 
Mrs. W. P. Ripley 



Mrs. F. J. Hunnicutt 
Mrs. Will Rogers 
Mrs. Hopkins 



Miss Gertrude Garrard 
Mrs. J. R. King 
Mrs. H. C. King 



Mrs. Charles T. Byerly 
Mrs. J. D. Smith 



The 1941 Graduates 

This year the State University School 
of Pharmacy will graduate one of the 
largest classes in years. Although a 
number of the graduates have already 
been placed, there are still some of the 
students who are seeking work in the 
retail drug stores of this State; some as 
registered pharmacists, others as assis- 
tants until they secure the necessary 
training to take the complete examina- 
tion. 

If you need a pharmacist or can use 
one of the four-year graduates who has 
not had the years practical experience 
required by the Board of Pharmacy, 
write W. J. Smith, Drawer 151, Chapel 
Hill, and he will put you in touch with 
one of the students. 

A number of the graduates this year 
are ladies who, besides being useful in 
the prescription department, can help 



you with your book work, the cosmetic 
department, etc. 

The graduates will be available shortly 
after June 17, the date of the Board of 
Pharmacy examinations. 




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THE TRAVELING MEN'S AUXILIARY 

The T. M. A., organized in Hendersonville in 1914, has played an important part in 
the growth and success of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. In addition to 
the splendid work which they do towards advertising the Convention each year, their 
"Annual Jamboree" which will be the final entertainment program of the 1941 meeting, 
has developed into one of the highlights of the entire meeting. With the active support 
of every T. M. A. member, the organization has certainly been able to achieve its 
objective: Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of Good Fellow- 
ship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina. 

OFFICERS 

C. H. Smith President 

N. B. MouRY Vice-President 

J. Floyd Goodrich Secretary-Treasurer 

Mrs. Louise Jones Assistant Secretary-Treasurer 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS 

J. W. Benniok Five Years 

J. F. Neely Four Years 

D. L. Shreve Three Years 

H. L. Hitchcock Two Years 

M. W. Stone One Year 



THE T. M. A. PROGRAM 
Tuesday, May 13; 7:30 P.M. 

Joint Meeting with the N. C. P. A. and Women 's Auxiliary. 
Thursday, May 15; 11:00 A.M. 

Business Meeting 

7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. 

"T. M. A. Jamboree" at the Durham 
Armory Auditorium. The entire Conven- 
tion as well as the Student Body and Fae- 
ultv of the Pharmacy School will be guests 
of 'the T. M. A. at this event. 




"We're Going to Have a Party" 
A warm welcome awaits the Druggists of 
North Carolina, their wives, the faculty and 
students of the University of North Caro- 
lina School of Pharmacy on Thursday eve- 
ning, May 15, 7 p.m., at the Durham Armory 
Auditorium. 

The members of the Traveling Men's 
Auxiliary will be delighted to have you as 
their guests for dinner and a " Streamlined 
Musical Show, ' ' then a dance. The music 
is to be furnished by none other than ' ' Dean 
Hudson and his Toastchee Time Orches- 
tra." 

Our L. J. Loveland, who is chairman of 
the entertainment committee, won 't slight 
you when it comes to entertainment. He has 
the cooperation of every T. M. A. member — 
the membership is the largest in the history 
of this organization; so, you Travelers who 
have not joined, meet us in Durham May 
13, 14 and 15. 

(Signed) C. H. Smith, 

President T M. A. 



C. H. SMITH of Charlotte 



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Yager Liniment Company Trophy to Be Awarded 
the Winner of Golf Tournament 



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DURHAM DRUGGISTS PLAN FOR 1941 CONVENTION 
Local Committees 

I. T. Reamer, Local Secretary 



Executive Committee 



I. T. Reamer, Chairman 
Ralph Rogers 
E. G. Green 
S. O. Brewer 
D. L. Boone, Jr. 



D. L. Boone, Sr. 
J. F. Lyon 
C. T. Council 
G. Bernard 



Entertainment 



E. G. Green, Chairman 
I>. L. Boone, Jr. 
Chas. Byerly 



W. A. Hayes 
W. P. Riplev 
C. L. Eubanks 



Welcome 



D. L. Boone, Sr., Chairman 
G. D. Booth 
Eugene Brown 
J. C. Harris 
Hunter Kelly 



C. W. Hertzog 
J. Weatherford 

C. H. King 

r. J. Hunnicutt 

D. M. McKay 



Registration and Information 



J. F. Lyon, Chairman 
C. R. Clodfelter 
G. D. Booth 
R. E. Gardner 
Frank Harris 



V. D. Lea 

A. F. Nicholson, Jr. 

J. B. Threatt 

I. L. Zuckerman 

Harris King 



D. L. Boone, Jr., 
M. S. Burt 
W. C. Clayton 
W. O. Daniels 
W. A. Ellis 
G. K. Grantham 



Prizes 



Chairman 



J. A. Hall 
A. E. Millis 
Joe Pickard 
Tom Mangum 
G. O. Peele 



Finance 



G. Bernard, Chairm<in 
C. T. Council 



D. L. Boone, Sr. 



Publicity 



Ralph Rogers, Chairman 
H. G. Coleman 
E. G. McLean 



A. L. Pearce 

B. W. Spencer 
J. C. Tavlor 



Transportation 



S. O. Brewer, Chairman 
W. B. Morgan 
M. M. Brame 
C. T. Byerly 
H. C. Chapman 



A. D. Edens 

D. G. Ridenhour 

E. P. Sneed 
A. P. Carswell 



Golf Tournament 



D. A. Sorrell, Chairman 
F. G. Daniel 



W. B. Morgan 
D. G. Ridenhour 



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ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM 

Tuesday Afternoon. Welcoming Tea for the ladies at the Washington 
Duke Hotel through the courtesy of the hotel management. Free tickets to 
the Uptown Theatre and a special showing of the North Carolina movie, 
• ' Tobaceoland, ' ' in the Convention Hotel from 3 :30 to 5 :30 p.m. 

Tuesday Night. President's Keception and Dance tendered the Asso- 
ciation and its guests by the Peabody Drug Company in the Ball Room of 
the Washington Duke Hotel. Music by Freddy Johnson's Orchestra. Special 
entertainment from 10 to 10:30 p.m. for those who do not dance. 

Wednesday Morning. Pet Dairy Products will be hosts to the ladies at 
a luncheon in the Washington Duke Hotel at noon. Immediately following 
the luncheon, special busses will be provided the ladies for a tour of the 
Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University. 

Wednesday Afternoon. Old-fashioned barbecue party in Chapel Hill 
from 5 :30 to 7 p.m. through the' courtesy of B. C. Remedy Company. 

Wednesday Night. Dean Hudson and his "House of Lance" orchestra 
will furnish the music for the dance to be given in the Durham Armory from 
10 :30 p.m. to 1 a.m. by the Durham Druggists Association, 

Thursday Morning. Fashion Show at the Hope Valley Country Club 
sponsored by Belk-Leggett. Following the Fashion Show, a bridge party and 
luncheon will be tendered the ladies through the courtesy of Southern Dairies. 
Corsages and gifts for everyone. While the ladies are enjoying themselves 
at the Country Club, the men will be attending a stag luncheon at the Wash- 
ington Duke Hotel, scheduled to begin at noon. Later in the afternoon a 
Golf Tournament will be held at the Hope Valley Country Club with the 
"Yager Trophy" to be presented the winner. The Tournament, provided 
through the courtesy of Yager Liniment Co., is open to all men registered 
for the Convention. Green fees paid. A valuable golf bag, donated by 
Van Pelt and Brown of Richmond, Va., will also be awarded to some lucky 
winner during the Tournament. 

Thursday Night. "T. M. A. Jamboree" in tlie Durham Armory from 
7 i».m. to 1 a.m. Tlie T. M. A. will be on hand to see that you receive plenty 
of the three "F's": Food, Favors and Floor Show. Dancing to the music 
of Dean Hudson and his Lance Orchestra will complete the entertainment 
program. 



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THIRTY REASONS FOR ATTENDING THE ANNUAL CONVENTION 
OF THE N. C. P. A. IN DURHAM 

1. President Hollingsworth 's Address. 

2. Address by Rease Inge, Southern Sales Manager of E. R. Squibb & Sons. 

3. Prize drawing of pharmacy books, valued at $100.00. 

4. Special entertainment for those who do not dance. 

5. Freddy Johnson 's Orchestra. 

6. "The Druggist in the Army" by Captain Kenneth A. Kirby. 

7. Report of F. W. Hancock, Secretary-Treasurer of the N. C. Board of Pharmacy. 

8. "Fluorescent Lighting" by Charles G. Pyle of Sylvania Corporation. 

9. Report of Attorney F. O. Bowman. 

10. "Doctor X Calling" by Professors Rose and Jacobs and Edwin R. Fuller of 

the School of Pharmacy. 

11. Address by J. W. Snowden of Pictorial Paper Package Corporation. 

12. "The Retail Drug Institutes of N. C." by W. Lee Moose. 

13. Report of Dean J. G. Beard, Historian of the N. C. P. A. 

14. Address by Henry M. Burlage of the State University School of Pharmacy. 

15. Barbecue at Chapel Hill with time out for a visit with the faculty of the School 

of Pharmacy. 

16. Dean Hudson and his Lance Orchestra. 

17. "Professor I. Q. & S. " who will distribute 630 prizes to ten lucky contestants. 

18. Address by Dean Edward Spease. 

19. Report by Paul Thompson, Chairman of the Legislative Committee. 

20. Report of A. C. Cecil, Chairman of the U. N. C. Visitation Committee. 

21. Papers and Queries Program. Four nationally known merchandising experts have 

been scheduled by the T. M. A. 

22. Fashion Show, Bridge-luncheon and tour of the Sarah Duke Gardens for the ladies. 

23. "Tobaccoland," a thirty-minute movie produced in North Carolina will be shown. 

24. Prizes — ^Prizes — Prizes for everyone. 

25. A chance to meet your friends, to make new ones, to take a new lease on life 

through mutual discussion and action. 

26. Business and social activities of the T. M. A. and Women's Auxiliary. 

27. Report of the Delegates to the N. A. R. D. Convention by J. A. Goode. 

28. Election of a Member of the Board of Pharmacy. 

29. Stag luncheon — Golf tournament — Yager Ti'ophy. 

30. T. M. A. Jamboree in the Durham Armory with food, fun and frolic for all. 



Hotel Accommodations 

THE WASHINGTON DUKE HOTEL 

The Washington Duke Hotel has been 
selected as Convention headquarters. The 
management offers the following rates, all 
rooms with bath : 

Single rooms, $2.50, $3.00 to $5.00 per 
day. 

Double rooms, $5.00 and up per day. 

THE HOTEL MALBOURNE 

Single rooms, without bath, $1.75 per day, 
per person. 

Single rooms, with bath, $2.50 per day, 
per person. 

Double rooms, without bath, $2.50 per day. 

Double rooms, with bath, $3.00 and $3.50 
per day, per person. 

THE CAROLINA INN, CHAPEL HILL 

50 rooms with bath available at $2.50- 
$3.00 single; $5.00 double (twin beds). 



For Sale 

$450.00 double-sided glass shelved case 
with marble base; suitable for cosmetics, 
etc. For quick sale, $75.00. 

Seven sets soda tables with chairs, $15 
each. Address: 

W. J. Smith 

Drawer 151 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 



HI meef 
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Conven^i 



.1— «.IL. 




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DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA 

University campus to be one of the centers of interest 
at the 1941 convention 




Entrance to the School of Medicine, Duke University 



While the delegates and visitors are in Durham for the May 
convention of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association 
they will be afforded an opi)ortunity to visit the campus and 
buildings of Duke University. The authorities will welcome 
informal visits at any time during the convention. The women 
particij^ating in the convention will be given a sj^ecial tour of 
the campus, including the Sarah P. Duke Memorial Gardens, 
on Wednesday afternoon, Mav 14. 



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Phil Suttlemyre, Son of Mr. and Mrs. 

P. J. Suttlemyre, of Hickory, Works 

on Terry Toon Movie Short 

Ever think how many drawings are neces- 
sary to make the animated cartoon charac- 
ters that flit across today's motion picture 
screens seem real? 

Hundreds is putting it mildly, according 
to Phil Suttlemyre of Hickory, who re- 
turned this afternoon to Brooklyn, N. Y., 
to resume his studies at Pratt Institute. He 
spent this week in Hickory with his parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. P. Johnson Suttlemyre. 

Phil was one of about a hundred workers 
who turned out the Terry Toon short, ''Fish- 
ing Made Easy, ' ' now running at a local 
theater. That animated cartoon feature was 
completed in seven working days, Phil ex- 
plained, after The Record had learned by 
the grapevine method that the Hickory 
youth had a hand in the production of the 
movie feature. 

He said the standard speed for separate 
drawings flashed on the screen to make a 
cartoon "animated" is about twenty-four 
per second. Thus for an eight-minute fea- 
ture approximately 11,520 drawings would 
be necessary. 

Last February Phil worked under Paul 
Terry, originator of this particular feature, 
for a month — his work in Terry's studio 
counting on his scholastic requirements at 
Pratt. The Institute encourages practical 
experience, along with theoretical training. 

Most of the Terry Toons are completed 
within two weeks, the workers getting a five- 
day week. There are a number of ' ' ani- 
mators, ' ' but to rise to this rank one has 
to Avork there for at least a year, Phil said. 
This group makes an original drawing, 
which is photographed to determine whether 
the character looks natural enough to pass 
for a pseudo-human being or animal. If 
given the okay, the photographed drawing is 
then traced by other workers on celluloid. 

The reason for the celluloid is to econo- 
mize on drawing time and effort. If opaque 
material were used, the backgrounds would 
Iiave to be drawn, painted, and photographed 



each time a scene is used. As it is, only 
the figures are drawn many times, with 
slight changes, to give the effect of motion. 

When all the drawings have been com- 
pleted, they are put together and synchro- 
nized. The orchestration for the animated 
cartoon has been arranged beforehand, the 
young Hickory man explained, adding that 
the music might be pretty unusual if selected 
to fit the cartoon instead of the cartoon 
to fit the music. 

Although Phil enjoyed his month in 
Terry 's studio, he is really interested in 
illustrations. He is enrolled in the illus- 
trations school of Pratt Institute, this de- 
partment having about seven hundred stu- 
dents. The entire student body at Pratt, 
including night students, numbers five thou- 
sand. — Hickory Daily Record. 




C. T. COUNCIL, of Durham 

President of the B. C. Remedy Company 

An old-fashioned barbecue will be tendered 

the entire Convention and the student body 

of the Pharmacy School in Chapel Hill 

through the courtesy of B. C. 



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A corner of ike rock (jardot, one of the interesting spots in the 
Sarah P. Duk( Memorial Gardens, Duke University 



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R. J. Darden of Clinton Wins 
Pharmacy Test Merchandise 

E. J. Darden, pharmacist with Joe Rey- 
nolds, Inc. of Clinton, was the first person 
to send in a correct list of answers to the 
problems published in the April issue of the 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. Merchan- 
dise valued at $1.00 has already been sent to 
the winner. Doctor E. A. Brecht of Chapel 
Hill correctly solved all of the problems but 
declined to accept the prize due to the fact 
he had a copy of the April issue before the 
Journal was mailed from Chapel Hill. 

In addition to Mr. Darden and Doctor 
Brecht the following individuals sent in a 
correct list of answers: G. P. Thornton of 
Goldsboro, H. M. Cooke, Jr. of Winston- 
Salem, Ernest Brown of Greenville, Dorothy 
Taylor of Clinton, South Carolina, and W. 
S. Wolfe of Mount Airy. 

The correct answers to the problems are: 
(a) $2.00 and 54%; (b) 21c and 67%; and 
(c) $1.56. 

Kelly Bennett Elected President of 
Bryson City Rotary Club 

Kelly E. Bennett, prominent Western 
North Carolina pharmacist, was elected 
President of the Bryson City Rotary Club 
during the annual election of officers held 
recently. 

In addition to accepting the new duties 
of this office. Pharmacist Bennett has filed 
in the race for mayor of his city, the elec- 
tion to take place May 6. The slogan, 
"Ask Bennett — He Knows," is familiar 
to Swain County citizens and should serve 
as good campaign material in his political 
race. 

To top all this, Mr. Bennett is completely 
remodeling his store. 

The University Pharmacy Senate 

Fred Dees, Jr. 

The Spring Quarter activities of the 
Senate had a good start with two new 
members being accepted. They were Harry 
Allen, Jr. of Cherryville and Jessie Stewart 



of Wallace. Both made a short talk at 
their first meeting. Mr. Allen's talk was 
on the New Hampshire Bill affecting Phar- 
macy standards and Mr. Stewart's talk was 
on narcotic addicts. 

At the last meeting of the Senate, Bryan 
Whitford gave a very interesting summary 
of the recent trip to the Eli Lilly Plant 
in Indianapolis. Beginning with the de- 
parture from Durham, he described in de- 
tail the many interesting features of the 
trip. Accompanying his talk was a short 
movie taken on the trip. These were shown 
by Mr. W. J. Smith and proved to be an 
excellent supplement to Mr. Whitford 's talk. 

The Senate has voted to have a display at 
the coming convention of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association in Durham. The 
scheme of the Right and Wrong Way to 
Compound Prescriptions will be carried out. 
We take this opportunity to urge all readers 
of the Journal who will be at the Con- 
vention to inspect this and the many other 
displays that will be presented. 




J. F. GOODRICH of Durham 

Secretary-Treasurer of the T. M. A. and 

Loyal Supporter of the N.C.P.A. 



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NEW MEMBERS OF THE N. C. PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 

Thirty-four E«giilar aud teu Associate members have been added to the rolls since 
June 1, 1940. The list follows: 

Regular Mem^bers 

Clyde Loraine Futrell Cary 

Samuel Woodrow McFalls Greensboro 

William Francis Lynch Greensboro 

Clement Byrd Eoxboro 

B. Paul Woodward Southern Pines 

Ellis Patrick Gaddy Ahoskie 

Allen Alexander Lloyd Hillsboro 

John Albert McNeill Whiteville 

Joseph Clement Powell Winston-Salem 

Thomas Reid Rjind, Jr Raleigh 

Wayne Robert Richardson Boone 

Robert Meril Rimmer Franklin 

Jesse Milton Russell, Jr Canton 

Benjamin Franklin Stone Elizabethtown 

Alonzo Kennedy Walters Burlington 

William Anderson Hayes Durham 

Aldridge Kirk Hardee, Jr Charlotte 

^^alcolm Noyes Goodwin Charlotte 

Oren Edgar Franklin Wilmington 

Lyle Benjamin Craig Vass 

John Henry Causey Winston-Salem 

L. M. Bobbitt *. Winston-Salem 

Gilbert© Colina Cliarlotte 

Harry Moseley Sullivan Waynesville 

G. L. Kirkpatriek Asheville 

John Frank Sherard Pittsboro 

William Ruffin Eoycrof t Coats 

G. E. Matthews Fayetteville 

Robert Baughara Bolton Rich Square 

L. M. McKenzie Lumberton 

Alta jane Holden Clinton 

Herbert William White Fayetteville 

Albert B. Chandley Asheville 

Flay Dewitt Quinn'. Shelby 

Associate Membersi 

William Xeisler Wilkins Kinston 

J. A. Macfie Brevard 

Joseph Phillips Richardson Lenoir 

Wesley S. Rush Candor 

J^obert Clifton Alderman Rosehill 

Edward A. Brecht Chapel Hill 

T. Alonzo Barbour Burlington 

Thomas Dillon David Pembroke 

Eugene Delano Millaway Burlington 

John Knox Thompson Gastonia 

Applications for membership in the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association may be 
obtained from the Secretary-Treasurer, Drawer 151, Chapel Hill. 

Board of Pharmacy Examinations 

The next examinations of tlie North Carolina Board of Pharmacy will be held in 
Chapel Hill on June 17, 1941. Full information concerning the examinations may be 
obtained from Secretary-Treasurer F. W. Hancock, Oxford, North Carolina. 



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Second Series of Drug Institutes 
Get Underway 

A total of sixty-six persons have registered 
in the second series of Retail Drug Insti- 
tutes now underway in Durham, Raleigh 
and Henderson. W. Lee Moose, Itinerant 
Instructor, reports good attendance at the 
first meeting held in the three towns men- 
tioned above. 

Several druggists in the Greensboro area 
had a 100% attendance average at the 
completion of the eight programs in that 
section. Following the work in Greensboro, 
High Point, Burlington and Reidsville, Mr. 
Moose got the progi-am underway in the 
present area with the help of Local Ad- 
visory Committees elected by the druggists 
in their respective areas. 

District Health Officers are scheduled to 
address the class members during the sec- 
ond week beginning April 14. Later pro- 
grams will cover merchandising, display, 
sales and professional problems. 




W. L. MOOSE of Mount Pleasant 
Chairman Practical Pharmacy and 
Dispensing Committee 



"I. P. Scribe, M. D." 

A new feature of the Journal scheduled 
to begin with the June issue is "I.P. Scribe, 
M.D., " a comical character drawn especially 
for this publication by pharmacist J. Louis 
Cobb of Mount Olive. Each of the cartoon 
drawings will depict a funny incident in the 
life of this pharmaceutical-minded individ- 
ual. 

Mr. Cobb has unusual abilities as an 
artist — one of his paintings now hangs in 
the library of the State University School 
of Pharmacy — in addition to being a first- 
class pharmacist. One of his water color 
drawings titled ' * Research ' ' hangs in the 
office of the Carolina Journal of Phar- 
macy and is highly prized by the writer. 

Mr. Cobb's son, Jimmy, who is an honor 
student at Mount Olive High School has just 
received notice from Honorable Graham 
Barden that he has been appointed 2nd al- 
ternate appointee for U. S. A. Naval 
Academy at Annapolis. 

Durham Druggists' Association 
Meets 

S. O. Brewer, President of the Durham 
Druggists' Association, announced the or- 
ganization would actively participate in the 
Retail Drug Institute program following a 
discussion of the Institute by club members 
at the E. B. Morris Cafe on the night of 
March 26. Ralph Rogers, Chairman; S. O. 
Brewer, D. L. Boone, Sr., E. G. Green and 
I. T. Reamer will serve as the Local Advis- 
ory Committee in setting up the Institute 
in Durham. 

Tentative plans for the 1941 Convention 
of the N. C. P. A. to be held in Durham 
in May were announced by I. T. Reamer, 
Local Secretary. It was announced that 
hundreds of prizes for the Convention had 
already been received from 123 manufac- 
turing concerns and that more were expected 
shortly. 

F. O. Bowman and W. J. Smith of 
Chapel Hill were guest speakers of the local 
group. A showing of ' ' Tobaccoland ' ' com- 
pleted the program for the night. 



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April Report Charlotte Druggists 
Auxiliary 

Mrs. Philip Tan Every 
Corresponding Secretary 

"Variety is the spice of life," so this 
month we gathered for lunch in the private 
room in Etird's Department Store. The 
food was "Just What The Doctor Ordered," 
so let's get on with our meeting. 

Mrs. Edwards, our president, Avas un- 
usually gay and peppy and gave us a grand 
send-otf. Mrs. Yearwood, our secretary- 
treasurer, was just as spic-span and smart 
looking as always and after calling the roll 
for a fair-sized crowd and reading the 
minutes, gave the treasurer 's report. 

Balance in treasury $62.88 

Voted to give to Student 

Loan Fund 50.00 

$12.88 
Expenses 4.14 

8.74 
Paid into treasury 1.00 

Total Balance $ 9.74 

We think we 're ending our year fairly 
wealthy, don 't you ? We are so happy over 
jriving $50.00 to the Student Loan Fund, 
it is certainly a worthy cause. 

Mrs. Joe Monroe, who was chairman of 
the nominating committee, presented their 
slate of officers. They were all unanimou.sly 
fleeted. Mrs. L. E. Earnhardt will be our 
new President. Her husband is a registered 
pharmacist but has traveled for the past 
four years for Armour. Mrs. Earnhardt is 
very pretty and popular and we know she'll 
make a grand president. 

Mrs. A. K. Hardee, one of our recent 
members, was elected Vice-President. Tier 
liusband bought Louis Holmes Drug Store 
on Selwyn Ave. Mrs. Hardee is fair to 
^aze upon. 

Mrs. J. M. Still will be our new secretary- 
treasurer. Bonner is most attractive and 
has the real "drug spirit." Joe is one 
of the "Travelers." 

Mrs. R. E. Cornelius is our new corres- 



ponding secretary. Her husband owns a 
Service Cut Eate Store on East Morehead. 
She's also young and lovely as well as the 
other officers; so '41- '42 should be a grand 
year for us. 

Mrs. John CiA^il, our state-president, told 
us all the plans for the convention in Dur- 
ham May 13th, 14th and 15th. We are all 
so excited we cai> hardly wait, and I know 
our auxiliary will be well represented. 

Looking Glass: Mrs. J. L. Sisk looking 
like an ad for Harper's Bazaar in black 
and Avhite with a ' ' snazzy ' ' black straw. 
Mrs. D. C. Lisk in a new spring suit and a 
snappy new hat. Straws seemed to prevail. 
Mrs. E. H. Hemmle had on a cunning blue 
one. 

Eye Spied Item^: 

Mrs. Joe Monroe wearing a striking plaid 
suit with a natural straw hat. Mrs. E. I. 
Butler in powder blue with antique tan ac- 
cessories. Mrs. A. K. Hardee in a soft 
gray suit. Mrs. R. E. Cornelius in rose. 
The beauteous Mrs. Louis Holmes in a red 
straw hat. Perfect for the real brunette 
that she is. Mrs. L. E. Earnhardt in blue. 
Mrs. Walter Dixon in a lovely print. This 
month's bouquets go to Mrs. S. P. Hall 
and Mrs. S. A. Beatty. Their husbands are 
representatives of Burwcll and Dunn. ilrs. 
Hall and Mrs. Beatty are always present 
at every meeting and are both most attrac- 
tive. 

We've a balance of $4.79 for our tlower 
fund ; so it will pay some of you to get sick. 

From My Xofehook : 

In a special notebook I keep statements 
that I have found useful in trying to get 
a "far horizon's" view of life and work. 
This is one of my favorites: 

"Make no little plans; they have no 
magic to stir men 's blood and will not be 
realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope 
and work, rcmenil)ering that a noble and 
logical plan will never die, but long after 
we are gone will l)e a living tiling." — Lita 
Blane. 

Our next meeting will be May 20th and 
we'll all be full of the convention; so we'll 
see you in Durham. 



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North Carolina News Notes 



C. p. Harper of Selma, wlio was struck 
by an automobile and knocked to the pave- 
ment on March 31, is slowly improving at 
the Carolina-General Hospital in Wilson, 
where he was rushed immediately after the 
accident. Mr. Harper, while crossing the 
street to extinguish the lights on his car 
he had left burning, was struck by an auto- 
mobile. He suffered a fracture of the right 
hip and a head injury. 

W. L. Barnhill, Wilson pharmacist, was 
appointed on April 4 to the board of alder- 
men for the sixth ward to fill the term 
created by the General Assembly when it 
enacted a bill splitting the first ward of 
Wilson. 

First Lieutenant James M. Hall, Jx. of 
Wilmington has replaced Captain Joseph 
E. Cheek as Commander of Company I, 
120th Infantry, now stationed at Fort Jack- 
son, S. C. Lieutenant Hall will be pro- 
moted to the rank of captain in the near 
future. 

Ferguson's Service Drug Store, located in 
the Capital City at 11 South Dawson Street, 
was formally opened on April 9. The pro- 
prietor, John S. Ferguson, has been in the 
drug business in Raleigh for the past thir- 
teen years. 

With the advent of Spring political issues 
once again provide material for debate, es- 
pecially among those pharmacists in the 
State who are running for reelection in the 
municipal contests. Word reaches this office 
that Ralph E. Kibler of Morganton has been 
reelected as alderman of Ward No. 1. The 
Morganton News-Herald, commenting on 
Kibler's re-election, had this to say about 
alderman-pharmacist Kibler: "His victory 
brings to Kibler what is believed to be a 
record for continuous service on the town 
board, at least for this generation. His 
success extends his tenure over a period of 
three administrations. He was first named 
by appointment in October, 1933, to succeed 
the late James A. Claywell, on the board 
headed by Doctor James W. Vernon as 
mayor, and was re-elected with the same 
board in 1935, and again in 1937 when 
Mayor Bristol and the present board took 
office. He was again re-elected in 1939, 



and begins now another term with an en- 
tirely new board but under the same mayor 
with whom he has served for the past four 
years." 

Yates E. Spake, proprietor of The Spake 
Pharmacy of Morganton, was elected Alder- 
man from Ward No. 4 to serve on the 
Board with Pharmacist Kibler. Mr. Spake, 
unopposed in his Ward, lead the ticket with 
1,140 votes. 

Mayors Earl Tate of Lenoir and E. E. 
Missildine of Tryon are also running for 
re-election this year. 

New blond fixtures and fluorescent light- 
ing have been installed in Parker's Drug 
Store of Murphy. The newly redecorated 
store occupies but one half of the former 
space, previously one of the largest drug 
stores in Western North Carolina, in order 
to give Pharmacist R. S. Parker an oppor- 
tunity to render more efficient service in 
serving the drug needs of his community. 

On Friday, April 4, Doctor E. F. Kelly, 
Secretary of the American Pharmaceutical 
Association, addressed the students and fac- 
ulty of the University of North Carolina 
School of Pharmacy on "The Place of 
Pharmacy in the National Defense Pro- 
gram." The speaker discussed the subject 
in detail following which an Open Forum 
was held to give his listeners an opportunity 
to ask questions regarding commissions in 
the Army, draft deferment, etc. Doctor 
Kelly visited friends in Carthage before 
returning to Washington. 

"Wayne County Eetail Druggists Associa- 
tion" is the name of the recently organized 
drug group in that Eastern North Carolina 
county. Officers elected to serve during 
the coming year are: J. T. Vinson, Presi- 
dent; Shelton Brown, Vice-President and 
T. R, Robinson, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer. 
Joe HoUingswoTth of Mount Airy and W. J. 
Smith of Chapel Hill were guest speakers 
of the Association at their regular monthly 
meeting in Goldsboro on Thursday, April 3. 
In addition to the druggists of Goldsboro, 
W. E. Lewis and J. L. Cobb of Mount 
Olive and W. Y. Whitley of Fremont at- 
tended the meeting. 



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B. R. Ward of Goldsboro recently pre- 
sented the museum of the State University 
School of Pharmacy a mortar and pestle 
which was in use sometime prior to 1880. 

J. C. Mills of ClifiPside took his young son 
on a recent fishing trip to teach him the 
fine art of angling. Kesult: the young man 
baited his hook with red worms — the rest 
of the party used fancy lures — and pro- 
ceeded to show his father how to catch fish. 

G. B. Finley of Marion has been doing 
relief work at the People's Drug Store, 
Forest City. 

E. R. Goodyear, formerly associated with 
drug stores in Wallace and Greensboro, is 
now connected with Owen's Pharmacy, 
Trj'on. For the past several years Mr. Good- 
year has been working in Georgia. 

Mrs. S. M. Turner of Burlington has 
donated twelve pharmacy books to the N. 
C. Pharmaceutical Association. The books, 
used by the late Samuel Monroe Turner, 
will be given to a needy pharmacy student. 

A. J. Miller, formerly of Goode's Ashe- 
ville, has accepted a position with the Bilt- 
more Drug Store. 

E. L. Feagin of Jackson Pharmacy, Hen- 
(lerson\alle, is seriously ill in the Biltmore 
Hospital. 

Maurice L. Cable is now with Kenilworth 
Drug Store, Asheville. He and the pro- 
prietor, J. R. Johnson, intend to toss coins 
for answering the night bell as both reside 
in adjacent houses on the same street: 
White Fawn Drive. 

C. G. Lashley of Statesville will become 
connected with the Brevard Drug Company, 
Brevard, on May 1 as pharmacist and part 
owner. The store will be moved across the 
street into a new building within thirty 
days. 

Jesse Pickleseimer is seriously ill in Bre- 
vard after suffering a stroke several weeks 
ago. His condition remains unchanged. 

W. H. Creech has sold his interest in the 
Creech Drug Company to J. A. Creech. 

J. W. Harrison of Salley's Drug Store, 
Asheville, is teaching his wife the Interna- 
tional Morse Code, using a 1920 Dispensa- 
tory as practice material. H. H. (Ham 
Harrison) states that such words as Crocus, 
Zingiberis and Hexamethylenamine have a 



rhythmic tone ou a telegraph key and oscil- 
lator. 

Honorable J. Melville Broughton, Gover- 
nor of North Carolina, commissioned Marion 
Butler Melvin of Ealeigh a member of the 
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy for a 
term of five years on April 3. Mr. Mel- 
vin's commission expires ou April 28, 1946. 

The Charlotte Drug Travelers expect to 
occupy their Club House, located on the 
Catawba River near Charlotte, sometime in 
May. The building, 40 x 60 feet, is being 
built on five acres of land leased from 
Duke Power Company. Members of the 
Building Committee are: A. B. Morgan, 
Chairman; Wilbe Wilson, M. W. Stone, S. 
A. Beatty and N. H. Harris. The Finance 
Committee includes Wilbe Wilson, Chair- 
man; P. C. Day, P. L. Van Every, W. R. 
Dixon and R. H. Marston. 

J. 0. Hendricks has resigned as prescrip- 
tionist at Charlotte Street Pharmacy, Ashe- 
ville, and plans to open his own store in 
Canton by May 1. 

C. J. Anderson of Highlands has just 
returned from a two months' vacation in 
Florida. Mr. Anderson, incidentally, oper- 
ates the highest drug store in North Caro- 
lina — ^in altitude; 4118 feet. 

L. P. Booth has purchased the Hayesville 
Pharmacy from B. B. Cantrell and employed 
Pharmacist James L. Hooper, Jr. to operate 
the prescription department. Mr. Hooper, 
from Hiwassee, Georgia, recently received 
his license in this State by reciprocity. New 
fixtures and fluorescent lighting have been 
installed in the store. 

George Shieder of the Carolina Pharmacy, 
Asheville, has just recovered from a two 
weeks' siege of bronchitis. J. W. Harrison 
of the same city has just returned to work 
from a six weeks' attack of migraine. 

A new addition to the staff of Goode's 
Drug Store, Asheville, is L. G. Crouch. 

J. S. Nance, member of the Charlotte City 
Council for the last six years, announced 
April 17 that he would not seek re-election. 
"I'd like to run again," said Mr. Nance. 
"This election contest is getting to be fine; 
it'll be a lot of fun. Yes, I'd like to get in 
it. But I have decided that I just can't 
spare the time from my business. I've got 
to make a living." 



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J. W. Sheppard, long identified with the 
drug business in Charlotte, is now con- 
nected with the Victory Drug Store of 
South Gastonia. 

Two of our younger pharmacists have 
purchased drug stores in Gastonia during 
recent months. Fred M. Moss of Cramerton 
has purchased the Firestone Drug Store and 
H. C. Bell, formerly of Spindale, the Frank- 
lin Drug Store. In both instances the new 
owners have stocked the stores with mer- 
chandise, made improvements in the fixtures 
and displays, and report good business for 
the first three months of 1941. 

The Durham Drug Company of Durham 
will soon have a new front — estimated to 
cost $1,500. 

Mr. and Mrs. W. Lee Moose and W. J. 
Smith were luncheon guests of I. T. Reamer, 

Duke Hospital pharmacist, on April 15 fol- 
lowing which Mr. Moose lectured to a class 
of third-year medical students of Duke Uni- 
versity. Pharmacist Reamer, the regular 
lecturer, has been doing a splendid job of 
giving the medical students some of the 
basic principals of drug medication and 
prescription writing. 

J. C. Williams, formerly connected with 
the Central Drug Store of Bessemer City, is 
now Avith the Kings Mountain Drug Co. 
Although working in Kings Mountain, Mr. 
Williams still retains his home in Bessemer 
City. 

Anyone in the Shelby area can tell you 
what an energetic pharmacist Paul Webb is 
in and out of the store. No sooner had this 
reporter suggested to Mr. Webb that he 
would like to visit Grover — a town located 
about nine miles from Shelby — than we were 
on our way in what Mr. Webb termed his 
"delivery truck" — a Packard about nineteen 
feet long with enough chronium fittings to 
make Mr. Eoekymorgan green with envy. 
Arriving in Grover we entered the drug 
store. We weren't in the store more than 
30 seconds before Pharmacist Webb had ap- 
proached a customer, sold her a jar of bleach 
cream and turned the money over to the 
astonished proprietor. If your spirits are 
beginning to sag and the world looks blue, 
visit this pharmacist who, by his enthusiasm 



and pep, enjoys living and who, incidentally, 
operates with his son a very successful inde- 
pendent drug store. 

"Some Practical Drug Store Problems" 
was the subject of an address delivered by 
President Joe Hollingsworth of the Associa- 
tion before a meeting of the Student Branch 
of the N. C. P. A. in Chapel Hill recently. 
Mr. Hollingsworth told the students of some 
problems which he had encountered in the 
operation of drug stores and how they had 
been solved. After having delivered one of 
the most interesting lectures of the current 
school year, the speaker was held for an 
additional half-hour by the students who 
desired further information about jobs, 
prescription pricing, women in pharmacy, 
controlled lines, etc. 

J. R. Brownie of the Doctor Miles Labora- 
tories opened a hotel window in Charlotte 
and in flu enza. After a short illness — he 
said he had a bottle of Alka-Seltzer handy — 
he is calling on his drug friends once again. 

W. B. Lennon, salesman for Robert R. 
Bellamy & Son, has recently moved to 1300 
Evergreen Avenue, Goldsboro. 




C. C. FORDHAM, JR., of Greensboro 
Chairman Fair Trade Committee 



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The Annual Dance of the Greensboro 
Drug Club Avas held in the Ball Boom of tlie 
O. Henry Hotel on the night of April 18. 
Carolyn Cox and Steve Frontis Avere in 
charge of arrangements for this annual 
event. 

Rush Hambrick, whose father operates the 
Kendall Medicine Company in Shelby, is 
busy with plans to start a new weekly news- 
paper, the Cleveland Times, in Shelby May 
29. 

Charles D. Jordan, Georgia Agent for the. 
American Druggists Fire Insurance Com- 
pany and former Secretary of the Georgia 
Board of Pharmacy, died in Montieello, 
Georgia on April 8. P. J. Suttlemyre of 
Hickory attended the funeral held in Monti- 
cello on the following day. 

W. B. Bruce brought his family to Hickory 



from another city after renting a house 
sight unseen. They found a vacant house 
and moved in. Comfortably settled, they 
learned the house thej' had rented was two 
doors up the street. 

For Sale 

Established drug store in Piedmont 
section of North Carolina. Excellent 
chance for a young pharmacist to go 
into business fox himself. Low rent; 
splendid year-round payroll from near-by 
manufacturing plants. Fixtures and soda 
fountain in good condition; clean stock, 
no shelf-warmers. Inquiries from respon- 
sible parties are solicited. For further 
information address: 

IXL 

Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Drawer 151 



DO YOU REMEMBER? 

Do you, remember when prices like those listed below were tlie rule in every metro- 
politan center — in those days before Fair Trade? 

Glance over them now. No, these Avere not taken from old pre-Fair Trade news- 
paper advertisements. On the contrary they come from recent ads in the cities named. 
Missouri, Texas and the District of Columbia, as you should know, do not have Fair 
Trade laws. Here are the conditions facing retailers in the four cities named. 



Kansas City, Mo. 

.50f Anacin 29e 

(jdc Murine 39e 

o6c Bisodol 39c 

$1 A'italis 66c 

10c Vaseline, 2 13c 

35e Yif-k 's Salve 19c 

50c Ipana 28c 

75c. Yerazeptol 49c 

25e Mistol 15c 

60o Syrup Pepsin 39c 

Hor.STOx, Tex. 

50c Ipana Paste 27c 

60c Drene 34c 

Gill. B. Blades, 10s 26c 

50c Cliamberlains 39c 

25c Teel 14c 

25c Carter 's Pills lie 

75c Xujol 31c 

25c Djer Kiss Talc 8c 

25e Mistol 14c 

50c Wm. Shve. Cr 28c 



Washington, D. C. 

.$1 Creo-Terpin 79c 

50c Forhan 's Paste 26c 

65c Mistol 45c 

35c Cutex Polish 12c 

10c Drene 7e 

00c Fasteeth 40c 

60c Penetro Drops 45c 

$1 Zonite 67c 

.$1 Wamp. Prep 75c 

35c L. B. Q. Tabs 24e 

Ft. Worth, Tex. 

50c Aqua Velva 26c 

50c lodent Paste 25c 

60c Mum 32c 

50c Pabluni 32c 

$1 Vitalis 59c 

1 Oc Tunis oc 

50c Fresh 29c 

50c Unguentinc 31c 

25e Ex-Lax 14c 

75e Ovaltine 39c 



Just ten items from each city, but containing at least 60 different products, most 
of which are Fair Traded in states having such laws. 

Do you remember when you, too, had that competition to meet? 

P<icific Drug Beview 



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Our Modern Methods of 
Contraception 

Sam W. McFalls, Greensboro 

(Continued from February and March issues of 
the Journal. Copies of the complete article may 
be obtained from the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy, Drawer 151, Chapel Hill.) 

2. Vegetable Gums — Gum tragacanth, 
gum acacia, gum karaya, and Irish Moss 
are the gums most frequently used in con- 
traceptive jellies. Differences in the grade 
of tragacanth as well as the method of 
manufacture may produce large variations 
in the physical properties of the mucilage 
formed/^ Gum acacia forms a viscous colloi- 
dal aqueous solution which can create foam 
quite readily. Gum karaya forms a dis- 
persion in water, Avith physical properties 
which have been likened to those of the 
white of an egg, Avith respect to motility. 
Karaya gum slowly breaks down forming 
acetic acid.^'' Irish Moss or Chondrus eris- 
pus, is derived from a variety of seaweed. 
When boiled with water and allowed to cool, 
it will produce a jelly which liquefies at a 
fairly low temperature, but the meeting 
point may be raised by the addition of gum 
acacia, sugar or various salts. 

3. Invert Sugar — The fructose which is in 
the invert sugars has a particularly marked 
effect on increasing the strength of boric 
acid solution. 

4. Soaps — Common soaps as sodium oleate 
and sodium palmitate are not ordinarily 
used in contraceptive jellies, but recently 
triethanolamine stearate soaps have been 
employed as vehicles in contraceptive 
"cremes." These soaps are excellent emulsi- 
fiers and tend to foam quite readily. 

5. Acids — It has long been known that 
acidity plays a definite but limited role in 
determining the spermicidal effectiveness of 
contraceptive jellies. Consequently, a large 
number of commercial products are distinct- 
ly acidic and depend upon this property 
for much of their spermicidal effect. It 
should be emphasized, however, that the 
initial acidity of a jelly is not the determin- 
ing factor. The spermicidal power depends 
on the final pH (symbol for acidity 
strength) attained after dilution by vaginal 
fluids (pH equals 4.0 to 4.7 normally). 
Acidic properties are also of importance 
with regard to immediate or potential irri- 
tation of mucous membrane. Clinics using 



acidic jellies are likely to receive com- 
plaints from certain number of patients. 

a. Boric Acid — The value of boric acid 
in a contraceptive jelly is based largely on 
its mildly anticeptic and preservative prop- 
erties. In the concentration used in jellies, 
from 2 to 5 per cent, it is considered harm- 
less. 

b. Lactic Acid — Lactic acid is considered 
a decidedly stronger acid than boric acid. 
It has been used with confidence in its harm- 
lessness because it is usually present in the 
vagina at a concentration of about 0.5 per 
cent, and is generally used in jellies in a 
strength of 1 to 2 per cent. 

c. Citric Acid — The pH solutions of citric 
acid and lactic acid are of the same con- 
centration, on a percentage basis, is of the 
same order of magnitude. The two acids 
have about the same spermicidal killing 
properties. The use of citric acid in jellies 
is sometimes avoided because it permits 
mold growth. 

6. Aluminum Salts — Salts of aluminum, 
especially alum (potassium aluminum sul- 
fate) are commonly used as spermicides in 
contraceptive jellies. In solution alum gives 
an acidic reaction. A 3 per cent solution, 

for example, has a pH of 3.2. ■ 

7. Formaldehyde and Paraformaldehyde ^ 
— Formaldehyde and its polymer, para- 
formaldehyde, are reported by Baker to be 

of equal spermicidal strength. Upon heat- 
ing, or in the presence of water, para- 
formaldehyde changes to formaldehyde. The 
use of formaldehyde has been limited by its 
knoAvn harmful effect upon tissues. 

8. Oxyquinoline Sulfate — "Chiuosol," 
which is essentially oxyquinoline sulfate, is 
very commonly used in contraceptive jellies. 
It is weakly spermicidal. It is present in 
0.10 to 0.05 per cent in many proprietary 
jelly products. 

This list of ingredients just outlined show 
to be inadequate, which is due to the many 
products that are patented and the formulas 
are kept secret by the manufacturers. 

References 

8. The Practice of Contraception. — Sanger, 
Margaret, and Stone. 

9. The Contraceptive Effectiveness of the Sponge 
Method. — DeVilbiss. 

10. Animal Experiments with Foam Powder. — 
Journal of Contraception. 

11. Clinical Experiences with the Foam Powder 
Method. — Hannah M. Stone. 

12. Practice of Pharmacy. — Remington. 

13. Colloidal Chemistry. — Thomas. 



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Stamp Sales Should Show a Profit 

Alisurd, you say. 

Don't laugh ; they really should. 

( 1 I In ads, on menus, on wrapping tape, 
print the slogan, "Blank's Always Have 
Sta)nps." 

(2) Xever be out. Keep government 
postals, I's, 2's, 3's, and a few airmail and 
special delivery stamps. 

( 3 ) Have a postal scale, and be able to 
read it accurately. 

(4 I Maintain a good-sized box of out- 
going mail, well-marked with times of mail- 
ing. 

(5) Offer late evening mailing, and dur- 
ing the day if possible. 

(6 I Keep fast-moving stationery' close to 
stamps, or stamps in lockbox with stamp 
money, close to stationery. 

( 7 ) Ink, pens, mechanical pencils, are 
logical auxiliary sales. 

(8) "And now what else?" After "Clos- 
ing the stamp sale," this question of "what 
else" is 75% likely to lead to an impulse 
pureliase. 

Tf you and your clerks only think so. 
Stamp Sales Can Show a Profit! — (Kaiisas 
Phrinn. News). 

Retail Druggists Give Record Support 

to National First Aid Week 

Campaign 

This year. National First Aid Week falls 
between the dates of May 18 and May 24, 
inclusive, and retail druggists from Maine 
to California are making preparations to 
cash in on the event. Even before the pub- 
licity kits prepared by The National Asso- 
ciation of Eetail Druggists were ready for 
distribution, orders began pouring into the 
Cliicago headquarters; and Secretary John 
W. Dargavel confidently predicts that this 
year's participation will break all former 
lecords. 

"For twenty years National First Aid 
Week, sponsored by this and cooperating 
associations of retail druggists, has been 
observed ; and as a result of this activity 
the public has become aware of the import- 
ance of first aid," said Mr. Dargavel. "This 
j-ear's slogan, 'Be prepared,' was a happy 
thought on the part of Dean E. Miller, 



Chairman of the National First Aid Week 
Committee. In the midst of a national pre- 
paredness effort of unprecedented magni- 
tude, people are more aware than ever be- 
fore, of the necessity of conserving human 
life by reducing the number of fatalities 
resulting from accidental injury. National 
First Aid Week is one of the important 
contributions the retail druggists of the 
country are making to the government's 
preparedness program." 

The publicity kit, which is supplied with- 
out charge to any member of the National 
Association of Eetail Druggists who applies 
therefor, contains radio spot announcements; 
three news articles to be released at one 
week intervals to the local newspapers; 
manuscripts for three speeches suitable for 
delivery by retail druggists or others, by 
radio or before local luncheon clubs, parent- 
teacher associations, school assemblies and 
other bodies, and requiring five, ten and fif- 
teen minutes, respectively, for delivery; a 
"man-on-the-street" interview for radio or 
other delivery; a dramatic skit, suitable for 
similar treatment; a proposed Mayor's 
Proclamation; full explanation of the Na- 
tional First Aid Week Window Display 
Contest, instructions for retail druggists 
who wish to compete for the prizes offered, 
and photographic reproductions of prize- 
winning windows in former similar contests. 

As in previous years, contesting druggists 
in each state will be required to submit 
photographs of their window displays to 
their state pharmaceutical association, whose 
officers will pick the two best and send them 
to the National First Aid Week Committee, 
who will cause them to be judged by com- 
petent judges. The grand prize is a trophy, 
which will be given this year for the third 
time by the Federal Wholesale Druggists 
Association; and in addition ten certificates 
of honorable mention will be awarded. 

Eetail druggists are urged to get in 
touch with manufacturers as soon as pos- 
sible, to obtain free store and window dis- 
play materials; to take steps to interest 
school authorities, boy and girl scout 
troops, fire departments, civic organizations, 
and the pu1)lic generally; and to acquaint 
tiieir own salespeople with the plan. 



XV ADVERTISEMENTS 



It Pays You in Dollars 

MR. DRUGGIST, it will pay you in dollars to keep ade- 
quate stock of Capudine. Our intensive newspaper advertising 
in North Carolina, with regular insertions every week, reaches 
over one million people. THAT'S BOUND TO BRING CUS- 
TOMERS TO YOUR STORE. 

So stock up now . . . buy the $8.00 deal and get the extra 
5% bonus. With this DEAL every sale means EXTRA 
PROFIT, both by the package and at the fountain. 

Give Capudine a prominent display on your counter. It's 
a sure repeater and a generous profit maker. 

Write for dose measure glass, counter cards and dummy cartons. 

CAPUDINE CHEMICAL COMPANY 

RALEIGH, N. C. 



Fire Strikes 
Without Regard for Place or Time 

If your turn comes be sure that your policies evidence Strong 
Capital Stock Protection. 

Only the A. D. F. I. Co. writes Strong Capital Stock Fire 
Insurance for Retail Druggists only. 

Substantial i^remium savings — Ask us for our rate on your store. 

THE AMERICAN DRUGGISTS' FIRE INSURANCE CO. 
American Building Cincinnati, Ohio 

SOME OF OUR STATE AGENTS 

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Vol. XXII JUNE, 1941 No. 6 



THE SIXTY- SECOND ANNUAL CONVENTION 

Association Goes on Record as Favoring Convoying Aid to Britain; Ralph Rogers of 
Durham Installed as President; Doctor Zoeller Re-elected to Board of Pharmacy 

Immediately following adjournment of the joint session of the N. C. P. 
A. and its Anxiliary bodies, the T. M. A. and the Women's Auxiliary, Pres- 
ident Joe Hollingsworth gave a comprehensive report of the activities of the 
Association during the past year. He declared, in the course of his address 
delivered before one of the largest initial delegations in the history of the 
organization that "the country needs our help as never before. It is no time 
for us to dwell upon theory but we must face the facts as they are." 

Rease Inge, Southern Sales Manager of E. R. Squibb and Sons, and 
Congressman Carl T. Durham, also appeared on the program during the 
opening session. 

In his talk on "Customer Relations as Applied to the Retail Drug Store," 
Mr. Inge told the delegates that "with Fair Trade in effect, business in the 
future will not be done on a price basis but on a favorable customer relations 
basis." Congressman Durham, a member of the Military Affairs Committee, 
discussed the National Defense Program and assured his audience that he 
was supporting the defense program in detail for the safety of his constituency. 

A number of pharmacy books were awarded at the close of the first 
session, the major prize going to H. C. McAllister of ('hapel Hill. The books, 
valued at $100, were donated through the courtesy of Peabody Drug Com])any. 

A special thirty-minute program of songs and skits arranged by Chair- 
man E. G. Green of the Entertainment Committee, was attended by a large, 
appreciative audience just prior to the President's Reception and Dance, 
which completed the activities for the first daj'. 

Reports by F. W. Hancock, Secretary-Treasurer of the North Carolina 
Board of Pharmacy, and E. V. Stephenson of the Meml)ership Committee 
together with addresses by J. F. Goodrich, Secretary-Treasurer of the T. M. 
A., Aksel Knudstrup, District Engineer of Hygracle Sylvania Corporation, 
and W. Lee Moose, Itinerant Instructor in Pharmacy, featured the second 
session of the Convention. 

Mr. Hancock reported that Jesse M. Pike of Concord won the Boal i)rize 
for 1940. The address on "Fluorescent Lighting" by Mr. Knudstrup brought 
forth a large number of inquiries from his audience, showing the interest 
pharmacists are now taking in this subject. The speaker cautioned his hearers 
to investigate carefully the reliability of firms before purchasing fluorescent 
equipment since much substandard merchandise was now being sold. Mr. 
Moose explained certain provisions of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act as 



102 Thk Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

it relates to the labeling and sale of certain drugs and stated that the De- 
partment of Agriculture expects to promulgate new regulations after con- 
ference with the Board of Health and the Board of Pharmacy. Floyd Good- 
rich very capably presented his subject of "How to Do a Better Selling 
Job in the Drug Store." Floyd has been visiting drug stores in this state 
for the past twenty years and knows our problems as few others do. We hope 
to carry his complete address in a future issue of the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy. 

The program presented by W. Lee Moose, Chairman of the Practical 
Pharmacy and Dispensing Committee, on Wednesday afternoon, was well 
attended. A dramatization of some practical problems encountered in the 
average prescription department was presented under the title "Dr. X 
Calling." Also appearing on this program were Prof. Henry M. Burlage 
of the State University School of Pharmacy who discussed "Elixir of Thia- 
mine Hydrochloride"; J. W. Snowden of Pictorial Paper Package Corpora- 
tion who spoke on "Interprofessional Relations"; and W. Lee Moose who 
discussed the Retail Drug Institute. At the conclusion of the program, C. 
H. Smith, President of the T. M. A., delivered a brief address. 

After adjournment of the afternoon session the delegates were invited 
to Chapel Hill where they were served an old-fashioned barbecue with all 
the trimmings. Dr. M. L. Jacobs of Chapel Hill was in charge of the ar- 
rangements for this event, which was given through the courtesy of B. C. 
Remedj^ Co. Then back to Durham where the delegates danced to the music 
of Dean Hudson, and his orchestra at the Durham Armory. 

Just prior to the opening of the fourth session on Thursday morning 
Professor I. Q., assisted by D. L. Boone, Jr., of the Prize Committee, dis- 
tributed awards to a number of individuals who successfully answered a series 
of questions dealing with pharmacy in North Carolina. Taking part in this 
event were : J. T. Vinson of Goldsboro, Joe G. King of Chattanooga, 0. S. 
Matthews of Roseboro, S. M. Edwards of Ayden, Charles James of Hillsboro, 
J. S. Rudisill of Forest City, W. C. Simmons of Winston-Salem, Paul Webb 
of Shelby, C. C. Fordham, Jr., of Greensboro and A. B. Kunkle of Conover. 
The jackpot question, "Who was the first president of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association?, was incorrectly answered by all ten contestants. 

Due to an unusually crowded program on the previous afternoon, At- 
torney F. 0. Bowman presented his Annual Report immediately following 
the Professor I.Q. Program. The Report, listing in detail all the legislative 
activities of the Association during the 1941 General Assembly, will be pub- 
lished in the Proceedings Issue of the Journal at a later date. C. C. Ford- 
ham, Jr., Chairman, and F. 0. Bowman, Executive Secretary of the Fair 
Trade Committee, discussed their work in connection with Fair Trade during 
the past year. E. W. O'Hanlon of Winston-Salem and John Goode of Ashe- 
ville both strongly urged the delegates not to become self-complacent about 
Fair Trade lest they lose it. 

In addition to several other reports by committee chairmen during the 
morning, Edward Spease of the N. A. R. D. addressed the Convention on 
methods for promoting the prescription department, listing in detail several 
plans which he had worked out for this particular purpose. 

The last speaker on the fourth session was A. G. McPherson of Bauer 
and Black who discussed "How to Merchandise Surgical Dressings." Mr. 
McPherson and the three speakers who followed him on the program were 
secured through arrangement with the T. M. A. 



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A stag luncheon at Convention Headquarters immediateh' following ad- 
journment of the Fourth Session was attended by 480 delegates. Durham 
Dairies. Durham Ice Cream Company, Long Meadow Dairies and the Durham 
Druggists Association provided this delightful event of the day. 

The T. M. A., continuing their program from the morning session, pre- 
sented the following three speakers during the fifth and final session of the 
Convention : Howard Trumbull, General Merchandising Manager of Owens- 
Illinois Glass Company who spoke on "Who Dictates the Size of Your 
Profits"; Thomas Edward Hicks, President of Personal Products Company, 
whose subject Avas "Merchandising: The Retailer and the Manufacturer" 
and W. J. Quinlan of the Prophylactic Brush Compan}^ who discussed 
"Streamlined Merchandising by Manufacturer, Wholesaler and Retailer." 
J. W. Bennick of Charlotte was enthusiastically applauded at the conclusion 
of the program for having arranged the appearance of the four merchandising 
experts. 

The Convention, unable to decide on a place for the next meeting, del- 
egated the task to the Executive Committee. At this point Assistant Secretary- 
Treasurer C. M. Andrews announced that 1036 persons had registered for the 
Convention and that eleven applications for membership in the N. C. P. A. 
had been received during the past two days. 

The Convention acted favorabl}^ on the following resolutions: (1) To 
charge visitors a registration fee of $2.50; (2) To oppose repeal of the 
Tydings-Miller Act; (3) To favor convoying war materials to England; (4) 
To urge Congress to pass the Kefauver bill which provides a tax differential 
between pure ethyl alcohol for non-beverage purposes and distilled spirits 
for beverage use; (5) To urge Governor J. Melville Broughton to allocate 
funds for the enforcement of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; (6) To 
thank the Lance Company for providing a nationally known orchestra for 
the Convention without cost; and (7) To express appreciation to Convention 
hosts. 

Doctor E. y. Zoeller was re-elected a member of the North Carolina Board 
of Pharmacy for a five-j'ear term. 

The following are the nominees for offices during 1942-43 : For Pres- 
ident, Paul Bissette of Wilson and John C. Brantley, Jr., of Raleigh; 
for First Vice-President, R. P. Lyon of Charlotte and W. M. Salley of 
Asheville; for Second Vice-President, T. G. Crutchfield of Greensboro and 
Paul Thompson of Fairmont; for Third Vice-President, N. O. McDowell 
of Scotland Neck and E. C. Daniel of Zebulon ; for Member of the Executive 
Committee for a three-year term, Ralph Rogers of Durliam and J. V. Far- 
rington of Hickory. 

Officers of the Association inducted into office during the final session 
included Ralph P. Rogers of Durham, President; John C. Brantley, Jr., of 
Raleigh, First Vice-President; W. M. SaUcy of Asheville, Second Vice-Pres- 
ident; T. G. Crutchfield of Greensboro, Third Vice-President and Joe Hol- 
lingsworth of Mount Airy, Member of the Executive Committee for a three- 
year term. 

Topping off two days and nights of adivity the T. M. A. staged a huge 
"Jamboree" in the Durham Armory attended by over 1000 guests. A first- 
class floor show from New York and Dean Hudson's "Morning ToasTchee 
Time" orchestra were on hand to make this an enjoyable occasion. During 
the course of the dinner, which immediately preceded the floor show, J. 
Floyd Goodrich introduced many officials of the participating organizations 
who were present for the festivities. 



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The Durham drug trade was 100% represented on the final night of the 
Convention due to the fact that all the drug stores in the city closed at 6:30 
P.M. to allow their employees to attend. This is believed to be a "first" in 
the history of the Association. 

Before returning to Mount Airy, former President Joe Hollingsworth 
received many well-deserved comments on his work for the Association during 
the past year, for his lengthy report covering the activities of the Association 
during 1940-41 and for the efficient manner in which he conducted the 
Convention sessions this year. After having been closely associated with Mr. 
Hollingsworth for the past year in visiting druggists from Murphy to Manteo, 
this officer fully subscribes to the above and believes there are few men in 
pharmacy who have a more earnest desire to further their profession than 
does Joe Hollingsworth of Mount Airy. 



Lee Moose Addresses Medical Society 

W. Lee Moose, Itinerant Instructor in 
Pharmacy, spoke to the members of the 
Medical Society of North Carolina during 
the Eighty-eighth Annual Session of this 
organization in Pinehurst, May 19, 20 and 
21. Mr. Moose's address, "An Explanation 
of the State and Federal Food, Drug and 
Cosmetic Act," was favorably received by 
the physicians in attendance. The speaker 
gave particular attention to the require- 
ments surrounding the sale of dangerous 
drugs and cautioned his hearers not to send 
patients to drug stores without first pro- 
viding them with a prescription. 

For the first time in several years the 
Association installed a scientific exhibit in 
the Convention Hotel. Material for the ex- 
hibit, which had as its central theme "Gas- 
tric Antacids," was supplied to the Asso- 
ciation through the courtesy of the Com- 
mittee of Eevision of The Pharmacopoeia of 
the United States and the Journal of The 
American Medical Association. Many phy- 
sicians visited the exhibit during the three- 
day meeting and requested further informa- 
tion concerning the use of official medicines. 
The last session of the meeting was at- 
tended by the following North Carolina 
pharmacists: C. C. Fordham, Jr., member 
of the North Carolina Board of Health, 
Ralph Rogers, President of the N. C. P. A., 
I. T. Reamer of Duke Hospital and H. C. 
McAllister of the Board of Pharmacy. 

The Secretary-Treasurer of the Associa- 
tion, in addition to installing and supervis- 
ing the exhibit, spoke to the House of Dele- 
gates of the Medical Society on May 19. 



Resolutions 

For several years Roger McDuffie of 
Greensboro has been Chairman of the Reso- 
lutions Committee, a position which he has 
most efficiently and creditably filled. Not 
being content with his labors this year, he 
offered two memberships in the Association 
to the members of the graduating class at 
the State University School of Pharmacy 
who submitted the best resolutions on (1) 
Convoying of United States Aid to Britain 
and (2) Appreciation to Durham Hosts. 

From the resolutions submitted to the 
Committee by the students, those by Bryan 
H. Whitford of Washington and Josephine 
Eldridge of Carrboro were adjudged the 
best. 

For stimulating interest in the proper 
method for preparing a resolution, we ex- 
tend to Mr. McDuffie a sincere ' ' Thank 
you. ' ' 

Cecil Donates Display Case to 
School of Pharmacy 

A. C. Cecil of High Point recently pre- 
sented the School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, 
with a six foot glass-paneled case for dis- 
playing drug sundries. Mr. Cecil, who re- 
cently visited the School in the capacity as 
Chairman of the N. C. P. A. Visitation 
Committee, recognized the need for such a 
display case and generously donated it him- 
self. 

By means of this gift the school authori- 
ties will be able to display and familiarize 
the students with many drug sundries which 
they will be expected to sell later on. The 
donation is a most worthy one which the 
faculty of the School deeply appreciates. 



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105 



Pharmacy: Today and Tomorrow 

By Paui, Bissette, of Wilson 
(Address delivered to the Student Branch of the N. C. P. A.) 



While I am fully conscious of the honor 
that has been bestowed upon me by being 
invited to address the Pharmacy School of 
this great University, I would like to say to 
you in the very beginning that if you ex- 
pect a glowing picture of your opportunities 
and possibilities you may be a bit disap- 
pointed. There are opportunities, yes, and 
possibilities galore but please accept my 
word when I say, "The lights are not all 
green on this highway. ' ' 

Somehow, I'm afraid that the average 
pharmacy student has conjured up a pic- 
ture of his professional future that is some- 
what more glamorous than the one I feel 
it my duty to paint here tonight. 




PAUL BISSETTE of Wilson 

All of you are students of and some of 
you ^vill soon graduate from one of the 
best pharmacy schools in America. You 



have, I am sure, spent a year in intensive 
study. You, no doubt, visualize some sort 
of a pharmaceutical Utopia in which most 
of your time will be spent filling prescrip- 
tions, talking to doctors and talking to 
customers about prescriptions. If the soda 
man should yell at you, "Hey, Bill, how's 
about making this fellow a ham sandwich?" 
you will probably become indignant. I 
know, too, of your resentment of the moss- 
covered story about the pharmacy student 
who flunked on sandwiches and salads. 

Now, let's understand each other. . , . 
I believe that most of you expect some day 
to have a store of your own or certainly 
to become manager of a drug store of some 
kind. But please remember this: until you 
can make better ice cream sodas and sand- 
wiches than your soda man, until you know 
more about cigars than your cigar man, 
more about cosmetics than the cosmetic 
girl and more about photography than the 
camera man, you will not be qualified to 
be either a store manager or a store owner, 
"i'our future in pharmacy will depend en- 
tirely upon how well you take advantage 
of your first five years in a retail drug 
store. When j'ou pass your state board ex- 
amination, you will be given a position as 
a registered pharmacist. You need have no 
fear about that. There happens to be a 
demand for pharmacists that is greater than 
the supply . . . but more about that later. 

What is the average salary of the aver- 
age pharmacist serving as a prescription 
ilcrk today? You know the answer to that 
question just as well as I do. You people 
are too ambitious to be satisfied with just 
being a prescription clerk the rest of your 
life, so let's see what your possibilities are 
for advancing from that point. My mother 
(God bless her) came very near ruining 
whatever possibilities I may have had. 
When I'd come home from a hard day at 
the store, she would put her arm around 
me and say, "Paul, you're working yourself 
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A Note of Thanks 

The Sixty-Second Annual Convention 
of the N. C. P. A. has come and gone 
but the memory of the unselfish sacri- 
fice which many of the druggists and 
their wives made to make this meeting 
a most successful one will linger in the 
mind of the writer for years to come. 

To Mr. Reamer, the efficient Local 
Secretary who gave nearly a month of 
his time in organization work, to the 
membership of the Local Committees who 
capably did the work assigned them, to 
the T. M. A. and the Women's Auxiliary 
for their valuable assistance in creating 
interest in the meeting and to the manu- 
facturers and local concerns who, in any 
measure, helped to make this meeting a 
most instructive and entertaining one, I 
offer my most sincere thanks. 

The writer doubly appreciates the man- 
ner in which the Durham Convention was 
handled this year by Mr. Reamer and his 
assistants after having visited another 
convention where the speakers could not 
be seen nor heard due to faulty lighting 
and no amplifying system. 

The Durham drug trade deserves the 
praise of the entire Association member- 
ship for having staged a grand conven- 
tion; one that will require a lot of hard 
work to equal or surpass in the future. — 
W. J. Smith. 



Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr., Elected 
President Women's Auxiliary 

Mrs. C. C. Fordham, .Jr., of Greensboro 
was elected President of the Women's Aux- 
iliary for the ensuing year at a meeting of 
the organization in Durham on Wednesday, 
May 14. 

Officers elected to serve with Mrs. Ford- 
ham during the year are : First Vice-Presi- 
dent, Mrs. Philip Van Every, Charlotte; 
Second Vice-President, Mrs. Philip Gattis, 
Raleigh; Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. Thomas 
G. Crutchfield of Greensboro; Parliamen- 
tarian, Mrs. D. D. Hocutt of Henderson and 
Historian, Mrs. M. L. Jacobs of Chapel Hill. 

As a token of appreciation for her leader- 
ship of the Auxiliary during the past year, 
Mrs. John K. Civil of Charlotte was pre- 
sented a gift at the close of the session. 

The auxiliary session was featured by re- 
ports from various committees and an ad- 
dress on the "Pharmacy Student Loan 
Fund" by Professor Ira W. Rose of the 
State University School of Pharmacy. 

Association Adopts Nine Recommen- 
dations of President HoUingsworth 

Recommendations adopted by the del- 
egates attending the Sixty-second Annual 
Convention of the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association as outlined by Pres- 
ident HoUingsworth : 

(1) Continuation of Sectional Meetings. 

(2) Formation of County and Multi-County 
Drug Clubs. 

(3) Observance of a Clean-Up, Paint-Up 
and Brighten-Up Week for drug stores. 

(4) Continuation of Retail Drug Institutes. 

(5) More co-operation be given Fair Trade 
Manufacturers. 

(6) Inauguration of a program to interest 
high-school seniors in pharmacy. 

(7) Continuation of affiliation in the N. A. 
R. D. 

(8) More duties be assigned the First and 
Second Vice-Presidents. 

(9) Election of members of the Board of 
Pharmacy, by mail l)allot, just as of- 
ficers of the Association are elected. 
(Effective 1942). 



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107 



The University Pharmacy Senate 

Fred Dees, Jr. 

With the end of the current school year 
just two weeks away, we would like to pause 
a moment and look back on the activities 
and accomplishments of the Senate at the 
end of its first full year of existence. Early 
in the year, the constitution was completed 
and adopted and each member was given a 
copy. An official key was adopted and is 
now available to all members and alumni 
members. During the Winter Quarter the 
Senate was given official recognition by the 
University. At the recent N. C. P. A. Con- 
vention in Durham the Senate presented a 
display on "The Eight and Wrong Way to 
Compound Prescriptions." The many com- 
pliments on the display by visiting phar- 
macists were greatly appreciated by the 
members of the Senate. In addition to these 
activities, at every meeting of the Senate 
short talks and discussions were given on 
many scientific and practical phases of 
pharmacy. We feel that these discussions 
have been extremely beneficial to us as stu- 
dents and have given us a clearer insight 
on the intricate practice of Pharmacj'. 

Possibly some of the readers of the 
Journal are not quite clear as to what 
the Pharmacy Senate is and what its pur- 
poses are. To help clarify this we quote 
from the Constitution of the Senate: "It 
shall be the purpose of the Pharmacy Sen- 
ate: to stimulate and foster an increased 
knowledge and appreciation of Pharmacy by 
the free discussion of its various phases; 
to develop the responsibility and self-con- 
fidence of leadcrshi]!, not only in respect to 
Pliarmacy but ahso in respect to the com- 
munity, by affording the opportunity to 
learn the art of prepared and impromptu 
speech ; and to ])romote inter-class friend- 
ship and coojioration witliin the Scliool of 
Pliarmacy." 

And so with the closing of the school year, 
the Senate suspends its activities until 
school opens again in September. Unless 
we are drafted we will again greet you from 
these pages. In the meantime, however, we 
wish the Pliarmacists of North Carolina a 
happy and prosperous Summer. 



Student Branch Elects Officers 
for 1941-'42 

Albert Mattocks of Greensboro was elected 
President of the Student Branch of the 
N. C. P. A. for tke school year 1941-'42 
during a recent election held at the State 
University School of Pharmacy. Elected to 
serve with Mr. Mattocks during the coming 
year were: Margaret Lloyd of Chapel Hill, 
Vice-President; Marsha Hood of Kinston, 
Secretary; Mack Herrin of Clinton, Treas- 
urer and Fred Dees of Burgaw, Executive 
Council Member. 

Secretary David McGowau of the Branch 
reports seven meetings during the past year 
with addresses by the following speakers: 
Dr. Ralph W. Clark of Merck & Company, 
E. P. Coffey of the Federal Bureau of In- 
vestigation, E. P. Snowden of Pictorial 
Paper Package Corporation, and Joe Hol- 
lingsworth, Paul Bissette and W. J. Smith 
of the N. C. P. A. 

The Branch has a total enrollment of 62 
dues-paid members at the present time. 

BB Shot 

Within the next month the Secretary- 
Treasurer of the Association expects to 
pepper the members of the organization 
with BB missiles — not the type you used 
one time in your air rifle — but BALLOTS 
and BILLS. 

The 1941 Convention nominated an out- 
stimding number of pharmacists for office 
which you will find listed on page 102 of the 
Journal. Since the By-Laws of the Asso- 
ciation j)rovide that the Secretary-Treasurer 
shall submit the names of the nominees to 
every member of the Association within one 
month after he receives them, you will 
shortly receive a ballot so that you may 
imlicatc your ])reference. 

(July ballots received from members whose 
dues have been paid for the current year 
will be counted. Paij your dues, vole for 
I Ik ht.st man ami work with your officers to 
make the Association a more progressive 
organization. 




Front row, left to right: Fred Dees, Jr., of Burgaw, K. L. Dingier of 
Mooresville, Josephine Eldridge of Carrboro, Margaret Lloyd of Chapel 
Hill, Alfred King of Durham, Raymond Pethel of China Grove and J. D. 
Smith of Durham, Lilly Representative. Second row: J. E. Davis, Jr., of 
Greensboro, C. S. Oakley of Mebaiie, G. E. Clark of Pittsboro, B. C. Shef- 
field, Jr., of Warsaw, Frank Greene of Suffern, N. Y., Thomas M. Holland of 
Mount Holly. Third row: M. S. Edwards of Ayden, John Biggs of Wash- 
ington, Doctor Henry M. Burlage of Chapel Hill, J. C. Fox of Randleman, 
E. R. Anderson of High Point and Bryan H. Whitford of Washington. 



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109 



The Visit to the Lilly Laboratories 

By H. M. BURLAGE, Profesor of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill 



During the spring vacation, a small but 
enthusiastic group of students from the 
School of Pharmacy left Durham by spe- 
cial coach and was accompanied by Mr. 
J. D. Smith, tlie Lilly representative in 
this region, Mr. S. E. Fort, the district 
passenger agent for the Norfolk and West- 
ern Eailroad, and Heniy M. Burlage of the 
School of Pharmacy. The students Avent 
prepared for cold weather as the region to 
which they were journeying had had a se- 
vere blizzard a short time before. They 
were, however, enjoyably surprised to find 
upon their arrival in Indianapolis on 
Wednesday morning that the temperature 
was as moderate as in Chapel Hill. 

Activities began immediately upon ar- 
rivjil and the group was greeted by Mr. 
T. A. Bunch of the Lilly Laboratories. At 
noon transportation by special bus took us 
along the Old National Road to Cifaldi's 
Villa Nova where a fried chicken dinner as 
delectable as that of the South was served. 
From here the students were taken to the 
Biological Laboratories where lecturers and 
demonstrations were given illustrating the 
production of smallpox vaccine, diphtheria 
antitoxin and other biologicals, their filtra- 
tion and preservation preliminary to pack- 
aging. While here the gieenhouses were 
visited where seedlings of belladonna, hen- 
bane and digitalis were seen to grow in 
quantities for a large scale production of 
the drugs that are rapidly growing scarce. 

The remainder of the afternoon Avas 
spent in sightseeing, which included Butler 
University with one of the nation's largest 
field houses, the Speedway and the beauti- 
ful and impressive Indiana World War Me- 
morial. After an enjoyable dinner in the 
evening an api)ropriate lecture on vitamins 
and vitamin deficiencies was delivered by 
Mr. A. J. E. LeBien of the Sales Depart- 
ment. 

On Thursday, the delegation was wel- 
comed at the Lilly plant by Mr. J. K. 
Lilly, Jr., Vice-President of the organ- 
ization, and was then divided into small 



groups of four or five persons conducted 
by competent guides through the plant. 

Space will not permit a description of the 
many interesting procedures and processes, 
machines and apparatus that were in the 
extensive research laboratories, the various 
manufacturing, packaging and labelling de- 
partments. Of special interest were the in- 
sulin and the liver extract plants, the replica 
of tlie original laboratories, the galenical 
departments with its huge percolators. 

Tlie day ended all too quickly although 
it was a tired group that embarked for 
home on the 5:45 P.M. train, where dinner 
was served. An hour's wait both going and 
coming gave opportunity to see the sights 
of Cincinnati. On our arrival in Durham 
on Friday, it was agreed that the trip was 
well worth the time, money and energies 
tliat were expended. 

Eli Lilly and Company is to be congratu- 
lated for offering to more than 5,000 phar-^ 
macists and pharmaceutical students and 
physicians annually the opportunity to ob- 
serve the progress that has and is being 
nuide in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals 
on a commercial scale. The Justice Drug 
Company is to be thanked for its interest 
in contributing funds to help make this trip 
possible. 

Copies of Convention Program 
Available 

Delegates attending the Sixty-second An- 
nual Meeting of the N. C. P. A. in Durham- 
this year highly comi)limented the Local 
Secretary, T. T. Reamer, who designed a 
unique program for distribution to the reg- 
istrants. The program has deckle edges of 
different colors with a front cover contain- 
ing an Qtching of Howell Hall of Pharmacy, 
("hapel Hill. 

The B. ('. Remedy C-oiniiany very gener- 
ously allowed one of their staff artists, Mr. 
Watts Fowler, to prej)are the etching with- 
out cost to the Association. 

Copies of the program may be obtained 
from tlie Secretary of the Association as 
long as the supply lasts. 



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LEGAL SECTION 

Fredkbuck O. Bowman, LL.B., Editor, Chapel Hill, N. C. 



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Proposed Excise Taxes 

The following excerpt is taken from a 
statement of John L. Sullivan, Secretary of 
the Treasury, before the Ways and Means 
'Committee of the National House of Repre- 
sentatives, proposing many new excise taxes 
and increases in some existing ones. Should 
this program of taxation be incorporated in 
the present tax laws, it is doubted if any 
group would be so hard hit as will be retail 
druggists. 

Study this proposal of the Treasury De- 
partment carefully and then communicate 
with your Representatives in Washington. 
Obviously, the Government must have bil- 
lions more to carry on the Great National 
Defense Program. At the same time, how- 
ever, we feel that a more equitable tax pro- 
gram to produce this revenue should be 
found. If there must be a tax of this 
nature, then why should the Government not 
adopt a general sales tax levy, applicable 
to all classes? Such a program would cer- 
tainly be more equitable and would produce 
much more revenue. 

"In the field of excise taxation, it is pro- 
posed that a number of new taxes be im- 
posed and the rates of some existing taxes 
be increased. We have endeavored to avoid 
excises which would fall on the basic neces- 
sities of life and excises which, while pro- 
ductive, would constitute an increase in the 
cost of doing business and thus would be 
passed on to the Government and to the 
public in general price increases. We have, 
however, selected certain luxury articles 
which, though widely used, are not necessi- 
ties. It is suggested that in the light of 
our over-all revenue requirements the users 
of these articles may now be asked to pay 
additional taxes. The list of these excises 
is limited by the difficulty of finding com- 
modities consumed in sufficient quantities 
to bring in revenue commensurate with the 



expense of administration. Undoubtedly, 
the Committee will want to consider the pos- 
sibility of adding other commodities to the 
list. 

"It is suggested that an additional IV2 
cents a package be added to the tax on 
cigarettes and that the rates on cigars, 
tobacco and snuff, not increased since 1918, 
be doubled. These increases will yield ap- 
proximately $200 million. 

"In the category of liquor taxation, it is 
proposed to impose an additional tax of $1 
per gallon on distilled spirits, $1 per barrel 
on fermented malt liquors, and a 16 2/3 
percent increase on wines, cordials and 
liqueurs, these three classes to yield collec- 
tively $178 million. 

"Otlier increases in existing excises and 
new excises to yield $867 million are pro- 
posed in accordance with the folloAving 
schedule." 

Estimated 

increase 

Source Excise Taxes (In millions) 

Gasoline, 1 cent per gallon 

additional $255.0 

Soft drinks, 1 cent a bottle and 

equivalents 132.5 

Passenger automobiles, parts and 

accessories, double rates 79.9 

Check tax, 2 cents per check 57.0 

Admissions, reduce exemptions from 

20 cents to 9 cents 55.0 

Tires and tubes, increase rates from 

2% and 4i/4 cents to 5 and 9 cents.— 52.5 
Telephone, telegraph, cable, etc., lower 

exemptions and increase rates 40.4 

Passenger transportation, 5 percent 

of amount paid (35 cents 

exemption) 37.6 

Telephone bill, 5 percent 28.6 

Furs, 10 percent of retail sale price..- 20.7 
Jewelry, 10 percent of retail sale 

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Photographic apparatus, etc., 

10 percent 15.0 

Clocks, watches, etc., 10 percent 10.0 

Mechanical refrigerators, increase 

rate from 5^4 to 10 percent 9.8 

Sporting goods, 10 percent 8.5 

Matches, 2 cents per 1,000 7.1 

Eadio sets and parts, increase rate 

from 0^2 to 10 percent 6.3 

Toilet preparations, revise basis 5.0 

Trunks, suitcases and other luggage, 

10 percent 4.5 

Phonographs and phonograph records, 

10 percent 4.5 

Candy, chewing gum, 5 percent 3.6 

Musical instruments, 10 percent 3.6 

Bowling alleys, $15 per alley, 

billiard or pool table 3.4 

Club dues, initiation fees, lower 

exemptions and redefine base 2.8 

Playing cards, increase rate from 

11 to 15 cents 1.7 

Safe deposit boxes, increase from 

11 to 20 percent 1.7 

Cabarets, 4 percent of total charge 1.0 

Total $867.3 

Termination of Employers Coverage Under 
Unemployment Compensation Law 

Employers under the Unemployment Com- 
pensation Law continue liable under the Act 
until written application for termination of 
liability has been filed with the Commission. 
Section 8, sub-section (a) and (b) provide 
as follows: 

"Any employing unit wliich is or becomes 
an employer subject to this act within any 
calendar year shall be subject to this act 
during the whole of such calendar year. 

" an employing unit 

shall cease to be an employer subject to this 
act only as of the 1st day of January of 
any calendar year, if it files with the com- 
mission i)rior to the 5th day of January 
of such year, a written application for term- 
ination of coverage, and the commission 
finds that there were no twenty different 
days, each day being in a different week 
within the preceding calendar year, within 
which such employing unit employed eight 



or more individuals in employment subject 
to this act '" 

Fair Trade Manufacturers 

Pharmaco, Inc. 
Man-0-Ree Products 
The Barbasol Company 
Emergency Laboratories 

Fair Trade Revisions 
The Borden Coin pan y^EfSective May 1, 
1941, the suggested retail price of Borden's 
Biolac is being increased to 21 cents per 
tin and $2.52 per case of twelve tins. Mini- 
mum resale price will be 21 cents per tin, 
$2.40 per case. 

Also the suggested retail price of Borden's 
Beta Lactose 5-lb. tin is being increased to 
$2.85, minimum resale price $2.65. No 
change is being made in the price of Beta 
Lactose 1-lb. tins. 

Chamberlain Sales Corporation — Advises 
that on and after June 15, 1941, the Fair 
Trade retail price of Chamberlain's Lotion 
25c size will be 23c. Tliis means 2 cents per 
bottle more profit for you. 

Colgate-PahnoUve-Peet Company — Effec- 
tive May 1, 1941, the Fair Trade Minimum 
on White Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, 5c size. 
Price sheets have been distributed direct by 
the Company. 

Houhigant Sales Corporation — Effective 
at once and until July 31, 1941, serial no. 
703S Houbigant Talcum, in Glass Jar, 75 
cent Size, will retail at the special price of 
59 cents. 

On August 1, 1941, the Fair Trade price 
goes back to 75c retail. 

Lehn 4' Fink Products Corporation — 
Please Take Notice that the following item 
is al)out to be distributed for retail sale 
during the temporary ])eriod and at the 
iiiiiiiiiiimi resale i)rice specified below: 
lliiHls Honey & Almond Cream — 

1 1 ounces $1.00 size 

Special Package 
To be sold at not less than 49 cents 

During this temporary jieriod: Ajiril 17 
to July 12, 1941, inclusive. 



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J, E. Treadwell 
Raleigh 



Beporters 

N. B. Moury 

Greensboro 



C. H. Smith 
Charlotte 



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Moury Elected President T.M.A. 

N. B. Moury of Greensboro was elected 
president of the Traveling Men's Auxiliary 
at the annual meeting of the organization, 
Thursday, May 15, in the Washington Duke 
Hotel. L. J. Loveland, of Durham, was 
elected vice-president of the Auxiliary, suc- 
ceeding Moury. 

Re-elected to the office of secretary-treas- 
urer and assistant secretary-treasurer re- 
spectively were J. Floyd Goodrich and Mrs. 
Louise Jones of Durham. 

C. H. Smith, of Charlotte, the retiring 
president, was placed on the executive com- 
mittee. He will serve with the following 
members : J. W. Bennick of Charlotte, J. P. 
Neely of Raleigh, D. L. Shreve of Greens- 
boro and H. L. Hitchcock of Winston- 
Salem. 



N. B. MOURY of Greensboro 



J. C. Powell (Van Pelt and Brown) of 
Winston-Salem recently gave a dinner party 
for the pharmacists of that city at the 
Cavalier Cafe. Mr. Powell stated that it 
was his hope that the dinner would inaugu- 
rate similar gatherings of drug salesmen 
and pharmacists in the future so that they 
might mutually discuss problems affecting 
the group as a whole. 

In addition to the usual exhibits of sur- 
gical appliances. X-ray equipment, etc., the 
following drug manufacturers were in at- 
tendance at the recent meeting of the Medi- 
cal Society of North Carolina in Pinehurst: 
The Borden Company, Ciba Pharmaceutical 
Products, Inc., C. B. Fleet Company, Lederle 
Laboratories, Inc., Harrower Laboratory, 
Inc., Holland-Rantos Company, Inc., Eli 
Lilly and Co., M. & R. Dietetic Laboratories, 



Inc., Mead Johnson and Company, Schering 
Corporation, Smith, Kline and French Lab- 
oratories, E. R. Squibb & Sons, Tablerock 
Laboratories, Valentine Company, Inc., Van 
Pelt & Brown, Inc., Winthrop Chemical 
Company, Inc., and John Wyeth & Brother, 
Inc. 

Apparently many of the physicians at- 
tending the meeting had "lagging appe- 
tites" since the most popular drink in evi- 
dence Avas two well-known vitamin B-1 prep- 
arations. Information reaches the writer 
that either of the two preparations, when 
served ice cold as was the case in Pine- 
hurst, make a most refreshing and stimu- 
lating drink. 

The T. M. A. expects to soon distribute 
a revised list of the membership to every 
drug store in the State. 



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North Carolina Ne%us Notes 



The Annual University of North Carolina 
Pharmacy School dances were held in Chapel 
Hill on May 2 and 3. 

The home of R. M. Brame, North Wilkes- 
boro, was extensively damaged by fire 
recently. 

We are glad to report that R. S. Ritten- 
bury of Charlotte is rapidly recovering from 
a recent accident and expects to return to 
■work shortly. 

J. S. Nance has announced the removal of 
the Selwyn Cut Rate Drug Store, now 
located at 125 W. Trade Street, Charlotte, 
to new quarters at the intersection of W. 
Trade and S. Mint Street. 

J. D. Mitchell, formerly of Kannapolis, 
is now pharmacist with the Sterling Drug 
Company of Charlotte. 

The Freeze Drug Company of Hender- 
sonville was recently sold to H. I. Hodges. 
Wiltshire Griffith, for years identified with 
tlie drug business in Hendersonville, will 
have charge of the prescription department. 

Tom Rudisill, who has been a clerk at 
Salley's Drug Store, Asheville, for the past 
six years has taken a similar position with 
the Economy Drug Company, Henderson- 
ville. 

H. E. Smith of Eckerd's Drug, Charlotte, 
has been drafted into the United States 
Army. 

Mr. J. W. Snowden of Pictorial Paper 
Package Corporation spoke to the Student 
Branch of the N. C. P. A. on the night of 
May 12. The subject of his address was 
"Interprofessional Relations." 

Pharmacist L. B. Ring has accepted a 
position with Dees Pharmacy of Wallace. 

A. J. Miller, formerly with the Biltmore 
Drug Store, Biltmore, has accepted a posi- 
tion with Justus Pharmacy, Hendersonville. 

Pharmacist St. John Hart Hardwicke liaa 
lived in a college town for the past eight- 
een years but has never seen a football or 
a basketball game. 

Earl Tate has been elected mayor of Le- 
noir for the third successive time. 

Frank Dayvault of Dayvault's Drug Store, 
Lenoir, stopped in Winston-»Salem recently, 
while on a trip to Durham, to donate $8.80 



to the citj'. Frank wasn't quite as lucky 
as Phil Gattis of Raleigh who convinced a 
traffic officer near Durham that it was 
mighty important he not be delayed. 

Gilberto Colina has accepted a position 
with Stanley's Drug Store of Charlotte. He 
was formerly connected Avith York's in that 
city. 

The Stonewall Pharmacy of Charlotte 
has been sold to H. F. Sapp of Davidson. 
The prescription department will be actively 
managed by R. E. Cornelius of Charlotte 
who recently closed liis store in that city. 

Oscar W. Smith of Pilot Mountain was 
recently elected mayor of his city. 

The following pharmacists were accepted 
as members of the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association during the Sixty- 
second Annual Convention: J. F. Lyon of 
Durham, Joe P. Tunstall of Washington, 
G. D. Booth of Durham, H. G. Mitchell of 
Burlington, Eugene Brown of Durham, W. 
L. West of Roseboro, Isaac Zuckerman of 
Greensboro, L. Wriston Smith of Kannapo- 
lis, C. 0. Powers of Burlington, and James 
L. Cherry of Asheville. 

One associate member was accepted, David 
G. Ridenhour of Durham. 

C. A. Sanders, formerly of Salisbury, is 
now associated with the Secrest Drug Com- 
I^any of Monroe. 

P. J. Suttlemyre reports that one of his 
customers inquired about the lettering 
"WHKY" which he had noticed on the front 
of an estal)lishment. Apparently the ])erson 
thought WHKY was an abbreviated way of 
siJclling Whisky and was all excited over 
Hickory's new liquor store. His fears were 
quickly allayed upon learning tliat Station 
WHKY had no intention of competing with 
the manufacturers of "White Lightning" 
or any other local brand of S])iritus 
Frumonti. 

P. L. Thomas of Roxboro lias been elected 
to the City Council of that city. 

C. C. McMillan, formerly associated with 
the Charlotte Street Pharmacy of Ashe- 
ville, has returned to his native state, 
Alabama. 



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Contributors to the Sixty-second Meeting of the N. C. P. A. 



Chairman D. L. Boone, Jr., of the Prize 
Committee reports that two hundred and 
forty-nine (249) firms contributed either 
cash or merchandise toward the success of 
the Convention this year. Both Mr. Boone 
and Local Secretary I. T. Reamer, who se- 
cured cash contributions from Durham drug- 
gists, are to be commended for their splen- 
did work on behalf of the Association. The 
following firms, listed in alphabetical order, 
donated over $5,000 in cash or merchandise: 

Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, 111. 

Adniiracion Laboratories, Harrison, N. J. 

Alba Pharmaceutical Company, New York, N. Y. 

Allaire-Woodward Company, Peoria, 111. 

Allan & Company, St. Louis, Mo. 

American Chicle Company, Long Island City, N. Y. 

American Druggist Syndicate, Long Island City, 

N. Y. 
American Ferment Company, Buffalo, N. Y. 
American Safety Razor Company, Brooklyn, N. Y. 
American Tobacco Company, Durham, N. C. 
Amity Leather Products Company, West Bend, 

Wis. 
Ammen Company, Alexandria, La. 
Angostora-Wupperman Company, New York, N. Y. 

A. & O. Company, Newbern, N. C. 
Armour Laboratories, Chicago, 111. 
Armstrong Cork Company, Lancaster, Pa. 
Aseptinol Company, Baltimore, Md. 

Ayer, Harriett Hubbard, New York, N. Y. 

Ballard, J. F., St. Louis, Mo. 
Barton Mfg. Company, St. Louis, Mo. 
Bauer & Black, Chicago, 111. 
Bayer Company, New York, N. Y. 

B. C. Remedy Company, Durham, N. C. 
Becton Dickenson Company, Rutherford, N. Y. 
Beechnut Packing Company, Canajoharie, N. Y. 
Belk-Leggett Company, Durham, N. C. 

Betalax Company, Mt. Vernon, N. Y. 
Bisodol Company, Jersey City, N. J. 
Blair, J. C, Huntington, W. Va. 
Blosser Company, Atlanta, Ga. 
Bodeker Drug Company, Richmond, Va. 
Boncilla Lab., Indianapolis, Ind. 
Boone Drug Company, Durham, N. C. 
Borden Sales Company, N. Y. City. 
Bosworth, A. H., Wichita, Kan. 
Boyer Company, Chicago, 111. 
Brewer's Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
Bristol-Myers Company, New York, N. Y. 
Brockway Glass Company, Brockway, Pa. 
Brown, E. T., Drug Company, New York, N. Y. 
Burma Vita Company, Minneapolis, Minn. 
Burroughs-Wellcome Company, New York, N. Y. 
Burwell Dunn Drug Company, Charlotte, N. C. 

Caldwell Drug Company, Monticello, 111. 
Capudine Chemical Company, Raleigh, N. C. 
Carolina Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
Carswell Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
Carter Ink Company, Boston, Mass. 
Caulk, L. D., Company, Milford, Del. 
Chamberlain Laboratories, Des Moines, Iowa. 
Chattanooga Med. Company. Chattanooga, Tenn. 
Cheeseborough Mfg. Company, Jersey City, N. J. 



Chelf Chemical Company, Richmond, Va. 
Chichester Chemical Co., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Clark-Cleveland Company, Binghamton, N. Y. 
Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Ga. 
Coleman's Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company, Jersey City. N. J. 
Conti Products, New York, N. Y. 
Ooty Sales Corp., New York, N. Y. 
Crabtree Pharmacy, Durham, N. C. 

Delv. Ltd., New York, N. Y. 

Devilbiss Company, Toledo, Ohio. 

Doho Chemical Company, New York, N. Y. 

Dr. Pepper Company, Dallas, Texas. 

Drew Pharmacy Company, Buffalo, N. Y. 

Drug Package Company, St. Louis, Mo. 

Duke Laboratories, Stamford, Conn. 

Durham Ice Cream Company, Durham, N. C. 

Durham Drug Ctompany, Durham, N. C. 

Eagle Druggists Supply Company, New York, N. Y. 
Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N. Y. 
Edwards Drug Company, Raleigh, N. C. 
Eckerd's Drug Co., Durham, N. C. 
Elmo Sales, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Emerson Drug Company, Baltimore, Md. 
Eubanks Drug Co., Chapel Hill, N. C. 
Excelento Med. Company, Atlanta, Ga. 
ExLax Company, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Fleet, C. B., Company, Lynchburg, Va. 
Fleet Chapstick Company, Lynchburg, Va. 
F. & F. Laboratories, Chicago. 111. 
Fitch, F. W., Company, Des Moines, Iowa. 
French Lick Laboratories, French Lick Springs, 
Ind. 

Gibbs, T. R., C-ompany, Washington, D. C. 
Gillette Safety Razor Company, Boston, Mass. 
Gilpen, H. B., Company, Baltimore, Md. 
Glassco Products Company, Chicago, 111. 
Glessner Company, Findley, Ohio. 
Golden Glint Company, Seattle, Wash. 
Goody's Inc., Winston-Salem, N. C. 
Gray, W. F., Company, Nashville, Tenr. 
Griffin Mfg. Company, New York, N. Y. 

Hart Drug Company, Miami, Pla. 
Herb-Juice-Peuol Company, Danville, Va. 
Hershey Chocolate Company, Hershey, Pa. 
Hisco.x Chemical Company, Patchoque, N. Y. 
Holland-Rantos, Inc., New York, N. Y. 
Hollingsworth Candy Company, Augusta, Ga. 
Holloway Street Pharmacy, Durham, N. C. 
Holms, T. J., Inc., Chartley, Mass. 
Hope, Inc., N. Y. City. 

Horlicks Malted Milk Company, Racine, Wis. 
Hospital Pharmacy, Durham, N. C. 
Houbigant Sales, Inc., New York, N. Y. 
Hudnut, Richard, Inc., New York, N. Y. 
Hunter, H. B., Inc., Norfolk, Va. 
Hynson-Westcott-Dunning, Inc., Baltimore. Md. 

Innerclean Company, Los Angeles, Calif. 
International Cellucotton Products Corp., Chicago, 
111. 

Jacobs Pharmacy, Atlanta, Ga. 

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, N. J. 

Justice Drug Company, Greensboro, N. C. 

Kilmer, Inc., Dr., B'inghamton, N. Y. 
King Drug Company, Raleigh, N. C. 
King, C. E. and Sons, Durham, N. C. 



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Kolynos Sales Corp., Jersey City, N. J. 
Kress & Owen, Inc., New York, N. Y. 

L. and M. Drug Co., Durham, X. C. 

Lambert Pharmaceutical Company, St. Louis, Mo. 

Lance Packing Company, Charlotte, N. C. 

Leflerle Laboraories, Inc.. Atlanta, Ga. 

Lentheric. Inc., New York. N. Y. 

Lever Brothers, Cambridge, Mass. 

Lifesavers Corp., Port Chester, N. Y. 

Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company, Durham, N. C. 

Lilly, Eli. Indianapolis, Ind. 

Limoges China Com])any, Sebring. Ohio. 

Liquid Carbonic Corp., Chicago. 111. 

Long Meadow Dairies, Durham, N. C. 

Lucky Tiger Company, St. Louis, Mo. 

Luft. George W., New York, N. Y. 

Magnus, Maybee & Reynard, New York, N. Y. 
Mallinckrodt Chemical "Works, New York, N. Y. 
Mangum Street Pharmacy. Durham, N. C. 
Marlin Blades Company, New York, N. Y. 
Martha Washington Candy Company, Roanoke, Va. 
Massengill, S. E.. Co., Bristol, Va. 
McCambridge & McCambridge, Washington, D. C. 
McCormick Sales Company, Baltimore, Md. 
McDonald's Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
McKay's Pharmacy, Durham, N. C. 
Mead, Johnson Company, Evansville, Ind. 
Menley & James, Inc., New York, N. Y. 
Mennen Company. Newark, N. J. 
Mentholatum Company, Wilmington, Del. 
Mercire.x Company, Milford, Del. 
Merck Chemical Company, Rahway, N. J. 
Merrell, William S., Company, Cincinnati. 
Merritt Chemical Com]:)any, Greensboro, N. C. 
Miles Lab., Inc., Elkhart, Ind. 
Moffett, C. J., Co., Columbus, Ga. 
Monroe Chemical Company, Quincey, 111. 
Montague's Pharmacy, Durham, N. C. 

National Carbon Company, Jersey City, N. J. 
National Soda Straw Company, Chicago, 111. 
New York Quinine Chemical Company, Brooklyn, 

N. Y. 
No Doz, Inc., Oakland, Calif. 
Norris Candy Company, Atlanta, Ga. 
North Durham Drug Co., Durham, N. C. 
Northam Warren. Inc., Stamford, Conn. 
Norwich Chemical Company, New York, N. Y. 
No.xzema Chemical Comjiany, Baltimore, Md. 
Nunnally Candy Company, Atlanta, (ia. 

O'Cedar Company, Chicago, 111. 

OD Peacock Sultan Company, St. Louis, Mo. 

O. & N. Company, Salisbury. N. (,". 

One Spot Comi)any. P^lkridge, Md. 

Ortho Products Company, Linden, N. J. 

Owens-Illinois Glass Company, Toledo, Ohio. 

Randolph Paper Company, Richmond. Va. 
Read, E. B. & Company, Baltimore, Md. 

Palmer, Solon, Company, New York, N. Y. 
Pangborne Candy Company, Fort Worth, Te.xas. 
Paramount Sales Company, Knoxville, Tenn. 
Parker, R. H.. Drug Store, Durham, N, C. 
Parke-Davis Company, Detroit, Michigan. 
Peabody Drug Comijany, Durham. N. C. 
Penick. S. B., Company, New York, N. Y. 
Pennsylvania Glass Company, Pittsburg, Pa. 
People's Drug Co.. Durham, N. C. 
Pepsodent Comiiany. Chicago, III. 
Personal Products Comjiany, Milltown, N. J. 
Pet Dairies, Durham, N. C. 



Petrolagar Lab., Chicago, 111. 

Pfizer Chemical Company, New York, N. Y. 

Pharmaco, Inc., Newark, N. J. 

Pliillips. Charles H. Co., New York, N, Y, 

Pictorial Paper Packing Co., Aurora, 111. 

Pineoleum Company, New Y'^ork, N. Y. 

Piver, Inc., N. Y. C. 

Plough Chemical Company, Memphis, Tenn. 

Polk-Miller, Inc., Richmond, Va. 

Poythress, Wni., Comjiany, Richmond, Va. 

Prophylactic Brush Company, Florence, Mass. 

Pyro-Sana Lab., St. Louis, Mo. 

Reed & Carnrick, Jersey City, N. J. 
Reiser Company, New Y^ork, N. Y''. 
Rogers Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
Rubenstein, Helena, New York, N. Y. 

Sales Buildeis, Inc., Chicago. 111. 
Sayman, T. M., Co., St. Louis. Mo. 
Schering & Glatz, Inc., New York, N. Y. 
Schieffelin & Company, New Y'ork, N. Y'. 
Schiffman Company, New York, N. Y''. 
Schmidt, Julius, Inc., New York, N. Y''. 
Schnefel Company, Newark, N. J. 
Sclioll Mfg. Company, Chicago. 111. 
Schrafft Candy Company, Boston, Mass. 
Seeck & Kade, New York, N. Y. 
Seeman Printery, Durham, N. C. 
Segal Blade Company, Richmond, Va. 
Sempray Company, Grand Rapids. Mich. 
Sharpe & Dohme, Inc., Baltimore, Md. 
Sheaffer Pen Company, Des Moines, Iowa. 
Southern Dairies, Inc., Charlotte, N. O. 
Southern Weed Company, Burlington, N. C. 
Squibb, E. R. & Sons. New York, N. Y. 
Stanback Company, Salisbury, N. C. 
Stearns, Frederick R., Co., Detroit, Michigan. 
Sterling Products Co., Wheeling, W. Va. 
Stimudents, Inc., Detroit, Michigan. 
Stillman Comjiany, Aurora, 111. 
Stowe, Charlotte, N. C. 

Taylor Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 
Tilden Company, New Lebanon, N. Y. 

Ui),iohn Comi)any, Kalamazoo. Michigan. 

Van Pelt & Brown, Inc., Richmond, Va. 
Vick Chemical Company, Greensboro, N, C. 

Walgreen Drug Store, Durham, N. C. 

Wampole, Henry K., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Warner, Wm. R., Comitany, New Y'ork, N. Y. 

Washington Duke Hotel, Durham, N. C. 

Webster, Wm. A., Memphis, Tenn. 

Weco Products Comi)any, Chicago, 111. 

Welsh Grai)e Juice Comi)aiiy, Wesffield, N. Y. 

West Side Pluirniacy. Durliam, N. C. 

Westclo.x, La Salle, III. 

Whelan Drug Co.. Durham, N. C. 

Whitman Candy Comi)any, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Whiteniore Brothers, Boston, Mass. 

Winthro|i Chemical Comi)any, Now York, N. Y. 

Wrislcy Distributing Company, Chicago, III. 

Wyeth, John & Brothers, Philadelphia. 

Yager Chemical Company, Baltimore, Md. 

Yardley, Inc., New York, N. Y. 

Young Rubber Company, New York, N. Y. 

Zerbst Pharmacal Company, St. Jo8ei)h, Mo. 
Zonite Sales Corp., New Brunswick, N. J. 



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PHARMACY: TODAY AND TOMORROW 

(Continued from Page 105) 

to death." Whoever heard of anybody work- 
ing himself to death in a retail drug store? 
I believe my mother is typical in this 
respect so my estimate is that 25% of 
you will be spoiled by mamas. The wives 
will take care of another 50%. You just 
can't take it. After Mabel or Mary or 
Sue has bawled you out for several months, 
you '11 finally reach the conclusion that it 's 
more important to be home for dinner on 
time than to see that things go right at 
the store. 

Now, in addition to the mamas and 
wives, the government has started to wet- 
nurse her youth. A 40-hour week is all 
right for the fellow who is satisfied to take 
his place in the ranks and march through 
life as a private. But I notice that even 
in the army where they are training offi- 
cers, they get them out of bed at 5:30 in 
the morning and work them till ten at 
night. They realize that if you are going 
to command men, you must have something 
in you and the way to find out whether 
you have it, is to see how much hard work 
you can take. Maybe you think I'm pretty 
hard boiled about all of this, but I 'm not. 
I 've just been observing things. So I say 
to you, there are opportunities in the drug 
business for the taking but you are not 
apt to get any of the plums until you can 
out-work and out-think the boys who start 
up the ladder with you. 

The fellow who does the most complain- 
ing about lack of opportunities is the fellow 
who begins to see his mates step up above 
him and blames it on everything except 
himself. Yes, as I said before, there are 
big jobs aplenty but to get them it takes 
work, and when I say work, I mean work. 

There are opportunities in other fields, 
too. I have here some statistics I believe 
will interest you. This is a composite re- 
port made up from replies to a question- 
naire recently sent out by the N. A. C. D. S. 
to 78 of its manufacture members. These 
78 manufacturers employ 2,760 registered 
pharmacists as laboratory workers, chemists, 
salesmen, detail men and office workers. 



These 78 manufacturers employ in execu- 
tive positions: 
7 Presidents. 

12 Vice-Presidents. 
1 Assistant to Vice-President. 
1 Secretary. 
1 Treasurer. 

25 Sales Managers. 

77 Sales Executives. 

25 Directors, Executives, Superintendents, 
Purchasing Agents, etc. 

19 Department Heads. 
3 Editors. 

At the time I received these figures, re- 
plies had not come in from the three largest 
pharmaceutical manufacturers. That will 
probably give you an idea of the possibili- 
ties in one branch of the industry but, 
after all, I suppose I came here to talk 
about the retail phase of it. 

Eetailing has made a lot of progress in 
the past 25 years. I say 25 years because 
that represents the span of my observation. 
I can truthfully say that each year has 
been a more fascinating one. New interests, 
new products, new methods are constantly 
injecting themselves into the picture, and 
old interests, old products and old methods 
are constantly lending themselves to new 
adaptation. This reminds me of one of the 
most interesting prescription department 
promotions in which it has ever been my 
privilege to participate. It was about 15 
years ago. I Avas a pharmacist in a drug 
store in Wilson. At the same time Carl 
Goereh, who is now editor of the State 
magazine, was editor of The Wilson Mirror, 
a morning newspaper in our town. Carl 
collaborated with me on the campaign 
which, as I recall it, ran for a period of 
16 weeks. What finally evolved after days 
and days of getting our heads and enthu- 
siasms together was a 4-point program 
which included a newspaper advertisement, 
a letter to the doctors, a window display 
and a message to our customers and pros- 
pective customers each week. The newspa- 
per ads were a quarter page in size with a 
lot of white space and a dignified type of 
copy occupying the center of the space 
used. We would, for example, feature the 
fact that all ointments were dispensed in 
collapsible tubes emphasizing the value of 



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having an ointment in an air-tight container 
that will at the same time prevent contami- 
nation. While this copy was being used in 
the newspaper, a window display was in- 
stalled featuring this method of dispensing 
ointments. A personal letter covering this 
sul)ject was sent to each physician in town 
as well as a letter to our customers. Each 
succeeding week a different phase of our 
prescription service was promoted in a 
similar manner. Careful records were kept 
and we found that prescription business had 
more than doubled as a result of our efforts. 
This campaign was also of value in an 
entirely unexpected way. It became neces- 
sary for us to adopt new services and im- 
prove on old methods of dispensing in order 
to have a sufficient number of points of 
superiority around which to build our ad- 
vertising. 

I liave mentioned this incident for two 
reasons: First: because we are now working 
on plans to revamp this same promotion 
and use it again. Which proves, I believe, 
that old methods are .iust as good today as 
they were years ago once they are redressed 
and modernized. Second: that appropriate 
merchandising methods are just as applica- 
ble to the prescription department as to 
any other department in the store and in 
my opinion just as essential. 

I am particularly interested at this time 
in a problem in which I believe we have a 
common interest. When you matriculated 
here at the University you became just as 
much a part of this profession as are your 
instructors, your future employers and 
others who have been associated with it for 
years. I have every reason to believe, there- 
fore, that you are just as interested and 
concerned about its future as is, for in- 
stance, such great builders of pharmacy as 
our own Dr. Grover Beard. National sta- 
tistics indicate that the demand for regis- 
tered pharmacists already exceeds the supply 
by about 600 annually. This in itself is, of 
course, a problem Init the thing I believe 
we should be most concerned about is the 
depreciation in <iuality of the average en- 
trant to American colleges of pharmacy to- 
day. Ladies and gentlemen, it's our job to 
see that not only the ' ' I.Q. ' ' but the social 
standards are raised. One has only to look 



at the refined, intelligent faces I see here 
to realize that this has not yet become a 
problem at Chapel Hill. It is a problem, 
however, in other sections of the country 
and it is our solemn duty to see that it 
does not become one in North Carolina. 
What can you do about it? Well, I'll tell 
you. Most of you know the outstanding 
students in your high schools back home. 
Talk to them about pharmacy. Interest 
them in becoming a part of this great pro- 
fession. Tell them it 's hard. Let them un- 
derstand that it's no "Crip" course but 
that there are jilenty of big jobs in this 
field and we are certainly not turning out 
filling station attendants. 

Sunday night I read in the Xeic York 
Times a review of Robert Nixon "s book, 
Corner Druggist. Yesterday I read a review 
of the same book in the N. A. E. D. Journal. 
For the benefit of those of you Avho haven 't 
read the book, I would like to say that it 
is a biography of the author's father who 
was a druggist of the old school and, as 
much as we will all dislike some of its im- 
plications, it seems to be well on the way 
to the best-seller list. The thing that im- 
pressed me most, and I have lived through 
most of the period covered, was the vast 
change in the personal relationship between 
pharmacist and customer of that day and 
this. As much as we may regret it, we are 
forced to admit that competition, develop- 
ment of advertising methods, mass produc- 
tion and new tax laws have slowly but 
surely forced us into more impersonal meth- 
ods of merchandising. Volume and ever in- 
creasing volume has become necessary to 
combat the constantly rising cost of doing 
business until it requires twice the volume 
of business today to make the same amount 
of money that a druggist was able to make 
2") years ago. Your job, then, as 1 see it, 
is to learn as (juickly as possible the meth- 
ods necessary to produce this all-inijiortant 
volume. I think I can assure you that you 
will fiiul your employer ready and eager to 
help. 

If 1 have seemed a bit discouraging, it 
was because I wanted you to know the 
price you would have to pay for the top 
spots in your chosen profession. I told you 
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a position, and you are. When I see college 
graduates in so many other fields working 
at filling stations for $15.00 a week and 
when I watch the constantly diminishing 
supply of registered pharmacists nationally, 
I am, forced to say to you that you have, 
at least, chosen a safe profession. I hope 
you will not be satisfied with just being 
safe. 

You ai'e entering a profession which, of- 
fers you a wide field for advancement but 
I would not want you to leave college think- 
ing that at 30 you are going to be a top 
executive. I know that at 21, 30 looks a 
long way off. When you graduate from 
college, you are just beginning your serious 
study and at 30 you are just reaching the 
age where, if you have spent your time 
wisely and industriously, you will have 
qualified yourself to begin to grow into bet- 
ter jobs. 

So, don't be discouraged. When things 
seem tough and you are not getting the 
breaks, your opportunity may be just around 
the corner. But you can gamble on the 
fact that you will never find it unless you 
qualify yourself for it. 

Golf Tournament 

Seventy-five contestants participated in 
the golf tournament held at the Hope Val- 
ley Country Club near Durham on the final 
afternoon of the Sixty-second Annual Con- 
vention of the N". C. P. A. The tournament, 
provided through the courtesy of Yager 
Liniment Company, was open to all men 
registered for the) Convention. I. T. Keamer, 
Local Secretary, awarded prizes to the win- 
ner during the T. M. A. Jamboree. 

Buddy Allgood of Roxboro, in accepting 
the Yager Trophy which he had won, said 
"It was all luck." C. T. Council won a 
Big Ben electric clock and W. L. Johnson 
a golf bag. 

At the head of the T. M. A. list was J. M. 
Cates of Greensboro who won a desk pen 
set. Lynn Davis of Greensboro and H. D. 
Vail of Pinehurst also demonstrated their 
golfing abilities by winning prizes. 

Wade McMaster of Siler City and Frank 
A. Pierson of Durham won first and second 
prizes, respectively, in the visitors' section, 
the first receiving a Yardley set, the latter 
a dozen golf balls. 



Asheville Branch of Women's Aux- 
iliary Holds Monthly Meeting 

Mrs. F. A. Powell, 

Corresponding Secretary 

The Asheville Branch of the Women's 
Auxiliary met in the Green Eoom of the 
S. & W. Cafeteria on May 2 to discuss the 
Sixty-second Annual Meeting of the Asso- 
ciation which many members of the local 
organization plan to attend. 

Mrs. B. L. Meredith, Vice-President, pre- 
sided during a short business session. The 
club decided not to meet during the summer 
and set the first Friday in September as 
the date of the next meeting. 

Deaths 

Casper Smith, Wilson druggist and mem- 
ber of the N. C. P, A. since 1914, died in 
that city on^ May 21 after a short illness. 

For the past 25 years Mr. Smith owned 
and operated the Wilson Drug Company, the 
second oldest in that section of the State. 
Prior to his coming to Wilson, Mr. Smith 
worked in the drug business in Kings Moun- 
tain. He was a native of Lumberton and 
graduated from Trinity College, now Duke 
University. 

Surviving Mr. Smith are his wife, his 
mother, Mrs. Lula L. Smith; three brothers, 
Walter and Albert of Lumberton and Her- 
bert T. Smith of White Lake. Funeral serv- 
ices were held Friday, May 23, at the 
Methodist Church, Wilson. 

Marriages 

The marriage of Miss Gertrude Morris of 
Baltimore, Maryland, and John D. Mitchell 
of Charlotte took place* April 12 in Dublin, 
Maryland. 

Before coming to North Carolina, the 
bride was associated with the Church Home 
and Infirmary Hospital in Baltimore, Mary- 
land. 

The bridegroom is a graduate of the 
State University School of Pharmacy, Class 
of '35, and has been connected with the 
Martin Drug Company of Kannapolis for 
several years. He recently severed his con-^^ 
neetion with this firm to accept a position 
with Sterling Drug Company, Charlotte. 

The couple will be at home at 219 East 
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The j'ounger graduates of the University 
School of Pharmacy, particularly those of 
the '40 Class, -will be interested to hear of 
the marriage of Lloyd Morgan Senter and 
Miss Thelma Durham, both of Carrboro, 
which took place on May 4 at the Carrboro 
Baptist Church. 

After a Avedding trip to Virginia and 
West Virginia the young couple are at home 
to their friends in Carrboro where Mr. 
Senter is associated with his father, P. L. 
Senter, in the drug business. 

Information on Selective Service 
for Employers 

For some time tliere has been a rather 
acute shortage of registered pharmacists in 
North Carolina ; a shortage which has been 
intensified by the Selective Service Act. The 
following article, we believe, will answer 
many questions regarding the Selective 
Service System. 

The Selective Service System 

1. It is the purpose of tlie Selective Serv- 
ice System to increase and train the armed 
forces of the United States with the least 
possible disruption of the social and eco- 
nomic life of the Nation. However, it must 
be realized by all that any program con- 
templating compulsory military service must, 
inevitably, cause some inconvenience. This 
will be compensated for by increased nation- 
al security and, undoubtedly, a higher stand- 
ard of citizenship. 

2. It must be borne in mind that all able- 
bodied registrants (with the exception of 
ministers and a limited number of other 
eases designated by law) are liable for train- 
ing for a period of one year. However, since 
the Nation is still at peace and since the 
number required for training is a compara- 
tively small percentage of the total number 
registered, provisions have been made in 
the Act and in the Regulations whereby the 
Local Selective Service Boards may defer 
from training men who have dependents, 
who are necessary in their occupations, or 
who are specifically deferred by law. 



Selective Service and the Employer 

3. It is suggested that each employer 
who is concerned by the possible effects of 
the Selective Service System upon his busi- 
ness (through' the loss of employees) : 

(a) List all registrants in his employ 
who Avere between the ages of 21 and 25 
inclusive on October 16, 1940 (only about 
5% of those registered will be called by 
July 1, 1941) ; 

(b) Deduct from this list all registrants 
who have dependents; 

(c) Make a careful analysis to determine 
which of the remaining registrants can- 
not be immediately replaced if called for 
service ; 

(d) If necessary, arrange to train addi- 
tional men to take the place of those 
who may be called. 

Class II-A Deferments 

4. The Local Board is empowered to 
defer from training "those men whose em- 
ployment in indus-try, agriculture, or other 
occupations or employment, or whose activ- 
ity in other endeavors, is found ... to be 
necessary to the maintenance of the Nation- 
al health, safety or interest." (Sec. 5. (e) 
Selective Training and Service Act of 1940). 
Men so deferred are placed in Class II-A. 

5. A copy of Section XXII, Vol. Ill, 
Selective Service Eegulations, governing the 
granting of Class II-A (occupational) de- 
ferments, is attached. 

6. An employer who desires an employee 
to l)e placed in Class II-A (deferred because 
of occupational necessity) should: 

(a) Arrange for the employee to notify 
the employer when he receives his Selec- 
tive Service Questionnaire ; 

(b) Offer to assist the employee in filling 
in Series IV of the Questionnaire and to 
give the employee any information he de- 
sires in this regard. (Of course, the em- 
ployer may not require the employee to 
accept such assistance) ; 

(c) Fill in and execute an affidavit setting 
forth the facts on which the employer be- 



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lieves the employee should be placed in 
Class II-A. (In no case should the em- 
ployer ask for a deferment before the em- 
ployee receives his Questionnaire. In some 
cases, it may be several years before a 
registrant receives his Questionnaire, and 
the Local Board will not consider a re- 
quest for deferment filled prior to the 
time that the registrant comes up for 
classification in accordance with the se- 
quence established by the National Lot- 
tery on October 30.) 

Employer's Request for Deferment 

7. In making a request for the deferment 
of a necessary man, the employer may exe- 
cute his affidavit on a Selective Service 
Form prepared for this purpose (D. S. S. 
Form 42) or he may draft a similar state- 
ment on his own stationery. Copies of D. S. 
S. Form 42 may be secured from the Local 
Board as they are needed. 

8. The registrant has five days in which 
to fill out and return his Questionnaire. The 
employer's affidavit requesting deferment 
may be attached to the Questionnaire or 
mailed directly to the Local Board. In 
either case, the employer's affidavit must 
be sent to the Local Board \vithin five days 
after the Local Board has mailed the Ques- 
tionnaire to the Eegistrant, unless the E«gis- 
trant secures an extension in time from the 
Local Board. 

9. The employer's affidavit should con- 
tain the following information: 

(a) An accurate and full description of 
the employee's job in sufficient detail to 
allow the Local Board to understand fully 
the duties that the individual performs. 

(b) A statement of the relative shortage 
of persons with his special qualifications 
and skills. (This part of the statement 
should include all facts which would assist 
the Local Board in determining the avail- 
ability in that community of persons with 
that particular skill) ; 

(c) The employer should then state any 
facts which support the claim that the 
removal of this employee, without imme- 
diate replacement, would cause a material 



and substantial loss of effectiveness or 
productivity in the employer's enterprise; 
(d) An estimate of the length of time it 
will take to train or otherwise secure a 
replacement for this employee and the 
steps which the employer proposes to take 
to secure such replacement. 

10. In addition to the above facts, which 
go directly to the question in issue, the em- 
ployer should give a brief description of 
his products or services and their usefulness 
and contribution to the employment or well- 
being of the community or Nation. 

11. Further, such affidavits should be di- 
rectly identifiable as applying to the in- 
dividual employee in question by referring 
to him by name and order number exactly 
as entered on the questionnaire. 

Nature of Occupational Deferments 

12. A deferment is not an exemption. It 
is a stay for the purpose of giving the em- 
ployer time to train or otherwise secure a 
replacement. The Local Board will attempt 
to fix the period of deferment as that length 
of time in which the employer could reason- 
ably be expected to so train or secure a re- 
placement. At the termination of the de- 
ferment period the individual 's case will 
come up before the Local Board for re- 
classification. At this time it will be in- 
cumbent upon the employer to restate the 
relationship of the employee to the enter- 
prise. All the facts contained in the origi- 
nal affidavit will again be open for determi- 
nation by the Local Board. Therefore, the 
employer should make every effort possible 
in the intervening period to train or secure 
a replacement, so that the registrant may be 
inducted for his year's training. 

Reporting Changes in Status 

13. The employee is required to report 
to the Local Board any change in his status 
which would affect his classification within 
five days of any such change. Where an em- 
ployer has submitted an affidavit to a Local 
Board, there is an equal responsibility upon 
the employer to notify the Local Board as 
to any material change in the facts as stated 
therein. Obviously, a change in a regis- 



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trant's job, cessation of work, promotion or 
demotion or a change in labor supply may 
easily change his occupational status so as 
to: 

(a) Void any present deferment; 

(b) Justify a further deferment; 

(c) Justify a request for occupational de- 
ferment which had not been previously 
rec^uested. 

Appeal from the Decision of Local Boards 

14. Paragraph 370, Vol. Ill, Selective 
Service Regulations, prescribes the procedure 
for appeals. That part of the Regulations 
which will be of interest is quoted below: 

"The registrant, any person who claims 
to be a dependent of the registrant, a gov- 
ernment appeal agent, the Director of Selec- 
tive Service or the State Director of Selec- 
tive Service may appeal to the Board of 
Appeal from any local board classification, 
except that no appeal may be made by, or 
on behalf of, a registrant classified in Class 
II or Class III who claims a lower classifi- 
cation. ' ' 

15. In other words, the employer himself 
may not appeal where his claim for occu- 
pational deferment has been refused by the 
Local Board. However, a government ap- 
peal agent is assigned to each Local Board 
to protect the interests of the Government 
or the registrant, and he may and will ap- 
peal cases where he believes the national 
interest to be involved. 

When to Replace a Selected Employee 

16. Selected registrants will be given at 
least five days in which to take care of 
their private affairs before induction into 
the armed forces. However, it is possible 
that a selected man will be rejected by the 
Army because of failure to pass the Army 
physical examination or for otlicr reasons. 

17. Therefore, it would seem proper that 
a selected employee should not be perma- 
nently replaced until after he has been ac- 
cepted by the armed forces. Otherwise, if 
he were rejected, he might return to his 
community to find his employment gone. 



Failure to meet the rigid physical require- 
ments of the armed forces should not preju- 
dice an employer against re-hiring an em- 
ployee. 

EXCERPTS FROM SELECTIVE 
SERVICE REGULATIONS, 
VOLUME III 

Classification and Selection 

Class Two: Occupational Deferments. 

350. General Rules for Classification of 

Class 1 1- A 

a. On the local board is placed the respon- 
sibility of deciding which men should be 
deferred because of their civilian activi- 
ties. It is in the national interest and 
of paramount importance to our national 
defense that civilian activities which are 
contributing to the national health, safety 
and interest should be disrupted as little 
as possible, consistent wth the funda- 
mental purpose of the Selective Training 
and Service Act. 

b. Section 5-(e) of the Selective Training 
and Service Act isrovides: "No defer- 
ment from training and service shall be 
made in the case of any individual except 
upon the basis of the status of such in- 
dividual, and no deferment shall be made 
of individuals by occupational group or 
groups of individuals in any plant or in- 
stitution. ' ' 

c. The local board may avail itself of the 
assistance of all Federal, State or local 
agencies (such as the State Employment 
Service, State Advisors on Occupational 
Deferments, county agricultural agents, or 
others) to obtain information in cases of 
occupational deferments. The local board 
may request the State Employment Serv- 
ice to assign an agent to it for the pur- 
pose of securing such information. 

35 L "Necessary Man" Defined 

A registrant shall be considered a "neces- 
sary man" in industry, business, employ- 
ment, agricultural pursuit, governmental 
service, or in any other service or endeavor, 
including training or preparation therefor, 
only ivhrn all of thrnr conditions exist: 



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a. He is, or but for a seasonal or tem- 
porary interruption would be, engaged in 
such activity. 

b. He cannot be replaced satisfactorily 
because of a shortage of persons with his 
qualifications or skill in such activity. 

c. His removal would cause a material 
loss of effectiveness in such activity. 

352. Composition of Class II-A 

a. In Class II-A shall be placed any 
registrant found to be a "necessary 
man" in any industry, business, employ- 
ment, agricultural pursuit, governmental 
service, or any other service or endeavor, 
or in training or preparation therefor, 
the maintenance of which is necessary to 
the national health, safety or interest in 
the sense that it is useful or productive 



and contributes to the employment or 
well-being of the community or the 
Nation. 

b. In determining whether a registrant is 
a "necessary man," the local board shall 
give due consideration to those registrants 
engaged in any activity which is essential 
to the national health, safety, or interest 
in the sense that a serious interruption or 
delay in such activity is likely to impede 
the national defense program. 

353. Length of Deferments for Class II-A 

Class II-A deferments shall not be for a 
period longer than six months. However, 
such deferments shall be renewed for further 
periods of not to exceed six months, unless 
the local board shall determine that the re- 
gistrant shall be reclassified as provided in 
Section XXX. 



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The New Labels 



New labels are obligatory in States that have 
passed laws similar to the Federal Drug Act 
and on all Interstate sales. 

The principal changes in copy for U.S. P. and 
N.F. Shop Labels are; the clause on prepara- 
tions containing narcotic and hypnotic drugs: 

"Worning, May be hobit forming" 
Thecaution on labelsfor laxative preparations: 
"Should not be used where there is 
abdominal pain, nausea, or other symp- 
toms of appendicitis. Hobituai use should 
be avoided." 

And all labels: _ _ ,, 

'To hove more adequate dose ond directions. 

McCourt Shop Labels - rolls or flat - meet 
all State and Interstate Requirements 

Make sure your labels are cor'-ect by buying 
McCourt Roll L abels. 

Genuine McCourt Roll Labels are sold 

onl y by McCOU RT 

WRiTE POR CIRCULARS 

McCourt Label Cabinet Co. 

Authority on Drug La els tor 35 Years 
58 BENNETT Street. Bradford, Penna. 



Please Mention The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy When Writing Advertisers 



^\)t Carolina f ournal of ^fjarmatp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE 

North Carolina Pharmaceutical Assoctation 

AT chapel hill, N. C. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 

Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post oflSce at Ohapel Hill, North Carolina 
under the Act of March 3, 1879 



Annual Subscription, $1.00 



Single Numbers, 15 Cents 



Vol. XXII 



JULY, 1941 



No. 7 



WARNING -Sale of Drugs 



Frederick O. Bowman 



From reliable sources we have learned 
that agents of the Federal Food and Drug 
Administration are to swoop do^vn on the 
retail druggists of this State to investigate 
"over-the-counter selling of drugs regarded 
as dangerous unless adequately labeled to 
warn against their misuse." 

Following a nation-wide check-up to de- 
termine the extent of the practice of selling 
dangerous drugs over the counter, the F. 
D. A. has issued citations to a large num- 
ber of druggists, directing them to show 
cause why they should not be prosecuted 
under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for 
selling misbranded products. It is likely 
that many more citations will be made and 
the prosecutions will be instituted in a 
number of cases. It is understood that the 
F. D. A. is ready, willing, even anxious to 
take to the Supreme Court of the United 
States a test case of its .jurisdiction of over- 
the-counter sales of drugs it believes danger- 
ous for indiscriminate distriljution to lay- 
men. 

From time to time over a period of more 
than a year, the Journal has carried warn- 
ings regarding the sale of dangerous drugs, 
and has endeavored to keej) its readers ad- 
vised concerning new rulings and interpre- 
tations in connection with the Food, Drug 
and Cosmetic Act. Regardless of this, how- 
ever, it has come to our attention that many 
druggists are paying no attention whatever 
to the warnings and have made little or no 
effort in trying to familiarize themselves 
Avith either the law or the regulations i)ro- 
mulgated thereunder. 



We are publisliing again a list of the 
dangerous drugs, furnished through the N. 
A. B. D. Journal by our Washington Eep- 
resentative, Rowland Jones, Jr., and we 
strongly urge that they be sold only on 
physicians' prescriptions. 

These Drugs are Classed as Dangerous 

Barbiturates 
Cinehophen 
Neocinchophen 
Other cinehophen derivatives 
Cantharides (for internal use) 
Aminopyrine 
Sulfanilamide 
Sulfapyridine 
Sulfathiazole 
Thyroid 
Aconite 

Benzedrine Sulfate (for internal adminis- 
tration) 

Clirysarol)in or goa powder 

Chrysophanic acid 

Colchicine 

Colchicum 

Emetine 

Phosphides 

Phosphorus 

Radium 

Tliiocyanates 

The anthelmintic drugs 

Carbon tetrachloride 

Tetrachlorethylene 

Male fern (aspidium) 

Santonin 

Wormseed oil (chenojtodium oil) 

Thvmol 



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Other Restricted Drugs 

Narcotic and hypnotic drugs and their 
preparations, which are not in the "danger- 
ous" list, should be dispensed over the 
counter only if they are labeled with the 
legend: "WARNING: May be habit-form- 
ing." The drugs so designated thus far, 
which should be so labeled and which have 
not been placed in the "dangerous drug" 
classification, are 

Alpha eucaine 

Beta-eucaine 

Bromal 

Carbromal 

Chloral 

Codeine 

Paraldeliyde 

Peyote 

Sulfonmethane 
together with any chemical derivatives of 
these drugs. 

In this habit-forming list, very few prob- 
lems will arise for the retail druggist, be- 
cause most of them never would be sold 
over the counter in any event. However, 
every druggist should be aware of the re- 
strictions. 

The marihuana drugs (cannabis) are 
covered in other laws, and the narcotics 
covered by the Harrison Law are also in a 
separate classification, and should be dis- 
pensed only on physicians' prescriptions by 
druggists having the required special tax 
stamps. 

Revised Labeling Regulations 

The F. D. C. A. Administrator on April 
10th issued AMENDED EEGULATIONS 
to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic 
Act, to become effective October 7th, 1941. 

Retail druggists will be particularly con- 
cerned with the regulations, amending Sec- 
tion 502 (f) dealing with the labeling 
directions for use of drugs and devices, 
which are furnished below: 

Section 502 (f) 
A. Label Directions for Use 

Directions for use may be inadequate by 
reason (among other reasons) of omission, 
in whole or in part, or incorrect specifica- 
tion of : 



(1) directions for use in all conditions 
for which such drug or device is prescribed, 
recommended, or suggested in its labeling, 
or in its advertising disseminated or spon- 
sored by or on behalf of its manufacturer 
or packer, or in such other conditions, if 
any there be, for which such drug or device 
is commonly and effectively used ; 

(2) quantity of dose (including quanti- 
ties for persons of different ages and differ- 
ent physical conditions) ; 

(3) frequency of administration or appli- 
cation; 

(4) duration of administration or appli- 
cation ; 

(5) time of administration or application 
(in relation to time of meals, time of onset 
of symptoms, or other time factor) ; 

(6) route or method of administration or 
application ; or 

(7) preparation for use (shaking, dilu- 
tion, adjustment of temperature, or other 
manipulation or process). 

B. Prescription, Doctors' Use 

A shipment or other delivery of a drug 
or device shall be exempt from compliance 
with the requirement of clause (1) of sec- 
tion 502 (f) of the Act if: 

(1) Such shipment or delivery- is made 
for use exclusively by or on the prescrip- 
tion of physicians, dentists, or veterinarians 
licensed by law to administer or apply such 
drug or device ; 

(2) Adequate directions for so using such 
drug or device are available in scientific 
publications or otherwise ; 

(3) The label of such drug or device 
bears the statement "Caution: To be used 
only by or on the prescription of a . . . ," 
or "Caution: To be used only by a ... ," 
blank to be filled in by the word "Physi- 
cian," "Dentist," or "Veterinarian," or any 
combination of two or all of such words, 
as the case may be ; 

(4) No representation appears in the 
labeling of such drug or device with respect 
to the conditions for which it is to be used; 
and 

(5) In the case of a drug which is not 
designated solely by a name recognized in 
an official compendium and which is fabri- 
cated from two or more ingredients, its 



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label also bears the quant it j' or proportion 
of each active ingredient. 

Such exemption shall remain valid until 
all of such shipment or delivery is used by 
physicians, dentists or veterinarians licensed 
by law to administer or apply such drug 
or device, or is dispensed upon, and under 
labels hearing the directions for use speci- 
fied in, prescriptions of such physicians, 
dentists or veterinarians. But if such ship- 
ment or delivery, or any part thereof, is 
otherwise disposed of as a drug or device, 
such exemption shall thereupon expire. The 
causing Ijy any person of such an exemp- 
tion so to expire shall be considered to be 
an act of misbranding for which such per- 
son shall be liable unless, prior to such 
disposition, such drug or device is relabeled 
to comply with clause (1) of section 502 
(f ) of the Act. 

C. Manufacturing Use 

A shipment or other delivery of a drug 
or device shall also be exempt from com- 
pliance with the requirements of clause (1) 
of section 502 (f) of the Act: 

(1) With respect to directions for com- 
mon uses, adequate directions for which are 
known by the ordinary individual ; or 

(2) If the label of such drug or device 
bears the statement "For manufacturing use 
only," and the labeling thereof contains no 
representation with respect to the effect of 
such drug or device; and if such shipment 
or delivery is made for use exclusively in 
the manufacture of another drug or device. 
But an exemption under subparagraph (2) 
shall expire if such shipment or delivery, or 
any part thereof, is otherwise disjjosed of 
as a drug or device. The causing by any 
person of such an exemption so to expire 
shall be considered to be an act of mis- 
branding for which such j)erson shall be 
liable unless, prior to such disjjosition, such 
drug or device is relabeled to comply with 
clause (1) of section 502 (f) of the Act. 

Editorial Board 

On June 3 President Ealph Rogers of 
Durham appointed sixteen members of the 
N. C. P. A. to serve on the Editorial Board 
of the Carolina .Journal of Pharmacy. 

Tlie primary purpose of the Board will 



bo to assist the present managing-editor of 
the Journal in obtaining additional ad- 
vertising, to aid in gathering news items 
and articles of general interest to the drug 
trade of this State and to act in an ad- 
visory capacity to the managing editor in 
the operation and maintenance of the pub- 
lication. It is believed that such a Board 
will be of great assistance in the publishing 
of a profitable and successful Journal. 

The recent appointees are: P. J. Suttle- 
myre. Hickory; T. C. Yearwood, Charlotte; 
Joe Hollingsworth, Mount Airy; Paul 
Thompson, Fairmont ; E. W. Woolard, Hen- 
derson ; Alfred Martin, Roanoke Rapids ; 
J. C. Hood, Kinston; E. R. Toms, Wil- 
mington ; Ed. Adams, Gastonia ; George 
Royall, Elkin ; Roger McDuffie, Greensboro ; 
J. C. Jackson, Lumberton ; Phil Gattis, 
Raleigh; J. T. Stevenson, Elizabeth City; 
Paul Bissette, Wilson; and Kelly Bennett, 
Bryson City. 

The members of the Editorial Board are 
located in various sections of the State to 
facilitate the collection of news. If you 
have any suggestions for improving the 
Journal, either they or the managing editor 
Avill appreciate an expression of your opin- 
ion. 

Bowman Heads Organization to Buy 
Ambulance Ship for Britain 

F. O. Bowman, cliairman; Governor J. M. 
Broughton, honorary chairman and George 
Ross Pou, treasurer of the Old North State 
Fund formally opened on June 18 a State- 
wide campaign to raise approximately $75,- 
000 for the purchase and delivery of an 
ambulance plane to Britain. The ambu- 
lance will be of the amphibian type with 
facilities for caring for four stretcher eases, 
two sitting cases, medical attendant or co- 
liilot. 

In coiniiK'ntiiig upon the j)lans of the Old 
North State Fund, State Chairman Bowman 
states "it is the purpose of this strictlj' 
humanitarian organization to sponsor the 
gift of a completely equipped, approved 
type aerial ambulance to the people of the 
British Isles by the citizens of the Old 
North State. With the assistance of the 
British-American Ambulance Corps, which 
has rendered valiant service in supplying 



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England with ambulances and medical equip- 
ment, our executive committee has perfected 
plans which will allow our citizens to have 
a part in making this needed gift a reality." 

According to plans as revealed by Chair- 
man Bowman, the Old North State Fund 
will direct the State-wide financial campaign 
from headquarters in Ealeigh with the sup- 
port of local committees in each county of 
the State. 

In response to an invitation from Gover- 
nor Broughton, several hundred prominent 
citizens from various sections of the State 
have accepted membership on the organi- 
zation's advisory committee and will assist 
the executive committee. 







Forty-Pound Catch — Here is the record 40- 
pound channel bass caught by A. Coke 
Cecil of High Point, shown at right, and 
F. E. Stedman, second from left, at Ocra- 
coke. Mrs. Cecil is shown seated, and their 
guide i^ at left. 

Coke Cecil Experiences His Biggest 
Thrill at Fishing 

A. Coke Cecil, High Point druggist, has 
done quite a bit of fishing during his ex- 
tensive travels, but he declared here today 
that it remained for his home state of 
North Carolina to give him the thrill of a 
lifetime. 

He and Mrs. Cecil have just returned 
from a visit to the island home of F. E. 



Stedman at Ocracoke on the Outer Banks. 
A few days ago the party went surf-casting 
with the nationally known guide Sommers 
Spencer. Location selected was the beach 
at Ocracoke Inlet, where the open ocean 
meets Pamlico Sound and within a few 
hundred feet of where the famous pirate 
Blaekbeard was finally run down and killed 
early in 1700. 

Cecil was telling one of the stories for 
which he is famous when he was interrupted 
by a tug on his line and he went into action 
in a hurry. In a few minutes it was amply 
apparent that this was no ordinary size of 
channel bass. It cut out through the surf 
in terrific bursts of speed and power, zipping 
150 yards of line from the reel. Cecil fought 
up and down the beach with the pole bend- 
ing nearly double for 25 minutes, and, de- 
ciding he had enough, gave the pole to Sted- 
man, who Avas standing by. Finally Sted- 
man got the fish near the seine, but a final 
run took it out again to deep water. Twenty 
minutes later Stedman, as tired as the fish, 
landed it on the beach — a forty-pound chan- 
nel bass. 

This was the first channel bass of the 
1941 Ocracoke season caught on hook and 
line, and the largest first fish of the season 
within the memory of the oldest inhabitants. 
The fish actually Aveighed between 42 and 
43 pounds when landed. Cecil had the fish 
iced and brought it back to Higli Point as 
concrete evidence of his story. — Kigh Point 
Enterprise. 

Hollingsworth and Guests Picnic 
at Fancy Gap 

A picnic luncheon of the first order was 
enjoyed by North Carolina drugdom's most 
eligible bachelor, Mr. Joe Hollingsworth of 
Mount Airy, and nine guests at Fancy 
Gap, a lofty mountain located near the 
Virginia-Carolina line, on May 25. 

Taking part in the day's activities were 
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr., and their 
two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Eoger McDuffie and 
their son, Mrs. McDuffie's sister, Miss Caro- 
lyn Cox, all of Greensboro, and Mr. Hol- 
lingsworth. 

Although it had been years since he had 
done any mountain climbing, Mr. McDuffie 
reports that he was climbing like a moun- 
tain goat before the day ended. 



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Scott Drug Company of Charlotte 
was inadvertently omitted from the 
list of contributors to the Sixty-second 
Annual Meeting of the N. C. P. A. 
as published in the June issue of the 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. We 
deeply regret this error occurred and 
want the many friends of Scott Drug 
Company to know they contributed a 
handsome fitted bag which was used as 
a major prize at the ladies' bridge 
luncheon. 

The addition of Scott Drug Company 
to the list of contributors makes a grand 
total of 250 firms who co-operated with 
Mr. D. L. Boone, Jr., and his Committee 
on Prizes this year — a record of which 
Mr. Boone may well be proud. 

Tom Hood of Dunn Elected District 
Governor 

Thomas R. Hood, Dunn pharmacist and 
prominent leader of the Dunn Rotary Club, 
was unanimously elected Governor of the 
188th Rotary District for 1941-42 at the 
annual district conference held in Pine- 
hurst recently. He was placed in nomina- 
tion by Doctor Robert M. Olive of the 
Fayetteville Club who described Mr. Hood 
as "the outstanding Rotarian of the 188tli 
District in the giving of his services when- 
ever called upon." 

The newly elected Governor has been a 
member of the Dunn Rotary Club for nine 
years, holding a perfect attendance record 
for the past six years; served as club sec- 
retary-treasurer 1935-'36 and 1940-'41; club 
vice-president, 1938-'39; president, 1939-'40 ; 
member board of directors for four years 
and has served the local dul) in practically 
every capacity. He was a member of the 
conference committee 1939-'40-'41 ; publicity 
chairman and conference secretary, 1940-'41 
and has attended every district meeting 
for the past six years. 

Mr. Hood WHS born in 1904; graduated 
from the University of North Carolina 
School of Pharmacy in 1923 and from the 
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and 
Science in 1924. He is co-owner of the 
Dunn Pharmacy and Hood's Drug Store; 
is a member of the North Carolina Pharma- 



ceutical Association and was vice-president 
of the State Rexall Clubs in 1940. 

The Dunn Dispatch, commenting on Mr. 
Hood's election, had this to say about 
Governor Tommy: "One of the principal 
ol)jects of Rotary is community service and 
in serving the Dunn club he has served the 
community, well and faithfully, too. Now, 
as Governor of the 188th Rotary District, 
comprising 43 clubs throughout the State, 
the leader of Rotarians will lie in a posi- 
tion to serve a greater area. 

"And we know that the 188th District and 
the communities which it serves will benefit 
under the active, progressive leadership of 
a man who is popularly known far and wide 
as 'Tom Hood of Dunn.' 

"His services have meant much to Dunn 
and now the whole district will benefit from 
them. It was a great day for the Rotarians 
when they elected Tom Hood." 

Governor Hood and Mrs. Hood left for 
Colorado Springs on June 3 where they 
attended the assembly for Rotary officials 
on June 8 to 14 and then went to Den- 
ver, Colorado, for the International Rotary 
Convention on June 15 to 20. They will 
be gone for a month. 

The Class of '41 

The 146tii Commencement of the Univer- 
sity of North Carolina was held in Chapel 
Hill on June 8-10. Beginning with the 
Baccalaureate Sermon on Sunday morning 
and ending with the presentation of diplo- 
mas by Governor J. Melville Broughton on 
Tuesday evening, June 10, the program was 
crowded with events of interest to the 
alumni as well as the graduates. 

The following received the degree of 
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy: W. \V. 
Allgood, Roxboro ; Blanche Burrus, Canton ; 
G. E. Clark, Pittsboro; J. A. Creech, Salem- 
l)urg; S. McD. Edwards, Ayden; Claudia 
J. Eldridge, Carrboro; R. E. Foster, Jr., 
Leaksville; J. C. Fox, Jr., Randleman; E. 
R. Fuller, Louisburg; H. W. Greene, Roa- 
noke Rajiids; J. E. Hamlet, Hollister; G. 
G. Iiiman, Fairmont; D. A. Irvin, Wilkes- 
ijoro; A. R. Johnson, Kerr; R. A. Kiser, 
Lincolnton ; W. K. Lewis, Mount Olive ; W. 
K. Minnick, Wyndale, Virginia; C. S. Oak- 
ley, Mebane; J. M. Pickard, Durham; 



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Latane W. Potter, Chapel HiU; G. E. 
Eoyall, Jr., Elkin; B. C. Sheffield, Jr., War- 
saw; Jessie L. Smith, Eobbinsville; Eose P. 
Stacy, Chapel Hill; H. P. Underwood, Jr., 
Fayetteville ; J. C. Watkins, Emporia, Vir- 
ginia; B. H. Whitford, Jr., Washington; 
and G. H. Windecker, Eidgefield Park, 
N. J. 

Eose Pittman Stacy of Chapel Hill was 
awarded the F. W. Hancock prize in phar- 
macy while the Lehn and Fink Gold Medal 
in pharmacy was won by Eay Alexander 
Kiser of Lineolnton. The Buxton Williams 
Hunter medal for leadership and scholarship 
was awarded to Blanche Evelyn Burrus of 
Canton. The Hancock prize, a gold watch, 
is given annually by F. W, Hancock of Ox- 
ford to that member of the graduating class 
who has achieved the highest scholastic 
rating during his or her four years of study. 

Dean's Honor List 

The following is an alphabetical list of 
the students in the School of Pharmacy at 
the University of North Carolina whose 
grades for the spring quarter were suffi- 
ciently high to win a place on the dean's 
list of honors. Names in italics are those 
of sons or daughters whose fathers are 
pharmacists : 

Allen, H. H., Cherry ville 

Barnes, W. C, Eutherfordton 

Beavans, S. C, Enfield 

Burrus, Miss Blanche E., Canton 

Carswell, J. H., Winston-Salem 

Clark, G. E., Pittsboro 

Collier, Miss Halcyone B., Asheville 

Dulin, S. N., Elizabeth City 

Eldridge, Miss Josephine, Carrboro 

Ham, B. G., Yanceyville 

Herring, E. M., Clinton 

Hood, Miss Mary Marsh, Kinston 

Irwin, D. A., Sparta 

Jowdy, A. W., New Bern 

Kerr, B. D., Mooresville 

King, A. H., East Durham 

King, J. G., Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Kiser, E. A., Lineolnton 

Lockhart, B. O., Saltville, Va. 

McCrimmon, T). G., Hemp 

McGowan, D. F., Swan Quarter 

Matthews, O. S., Eoseboro 

Mattocls, A. M., Greensboro 



Pickard, J. F., Greensboro 
Potter, Mrs. Latane W., Chapel Hill 
Sessoms, S. M., Eoseboro 
Smith, Miss Jessie Lee, Eobbinsville 
Stacy, Miss Eose P., Chapel Hill 
Tee, H. C, Harrington, Delaware 
Trotter, P. L., Pilot Mountain 
Underwood, H. P., Jr., Fayetteville 

Lum and Abner Return to Air for 
Miles Lab 




Lum and Abner, the famous Arkansas 
storekeepers wlio operate the "Jot 'em Down 
Store" down in Pine Eidge, long stars on 
both NBC and CBS, have just signed a con- 
tract to broadcast their popular program 
over the newly formed Keystone Broadcast- 
ing System, on behalf of the Miles Labora- 
tories. 

Several of North Carolina's small town 
stations, heretofore without network affilia- 
tion, have been selected as outlets for Key- 
stone broadcasts of Lum and Abner. They 
are: 

WGNC— Gastonia 

WGBE— Goldsboro 

WHKY— Hickory 

WFTC— Kinston 

WMFD— Wilmington 

WGTM— Wilson 

The addition of Lum and Abner to the 

long list of radio programs on the air for 

Alka -Seltzer and One-A-Day Brand Vitamin 

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of these two fast-moving products. Lum 
and Abner have been on the air for over 
ten years for several sponsors and have 
done a splendid job for each. Druggists 
in the towns covered by the broadcasts will 
do well to tie in counter and floor displays, 
and windows with this latest of Miles' ad- 
vertising campaigns. 

New Drug Stores to Open 

I. O. Wilkerson, manager of Liggett's 
Drug Store of Greensboro for the past 7Y> 
years, and Sam W. McFalls, prescriptionist 
for the same organization for the past year, 
will open a new store in Greensboro short- 
ly. The store will be located in the same 
building formerly occupied by the Strat- 
ford-Weatherly Drug Store on the corner 
of North Elm and Gaston Streets. 

The owners plan to install a 30-foot 
soda fountain and fluorescent lighting. The 
prescription department will be located on 
the mezzanine floor. 

Remodeling is already under way on a 
building in Roxboro to house a new drug 
store to be managed by W. W. Allgood 
of that city Avho recently graduated from 
the School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill. The 
prescription department will be under the 
supervision of Clement Byrd who, until re- 
cently, w'as connected with the Roxboro 
Drug Company. 

J. O. Hendrix of Aslievillc has already 
comjdeted plans for opening a drug store 
in Canton. He is being assisted by J. M. 
Russell, Jr. 

Charlotte Druggists' Auxiliary Com- 
pletes Successful Year 

Mrs. R. E. Cornelius, 
Corresponding Secretary 

The final meeting of the Charlotte Drug- 
gists' Auxiliary for the current year was 
held in Ivey's Tea Room on May 20. The 
business session of the meeting was fea- 
tured by the installation of new officers for 
the coming year. 

Mrs. .John K. Civil, Mrs. Leslie Earn- 
hardt and Mrs. J. L. Siske gave such in- 
teresting reports of the State Convention 
that it made all of us determined to be on 
hand when the Association and its affiliated 
bodies meet next year. 



In appreciation of the splendid work 
done by Mrs. T. X. Edwards, our former 
president, the Auxiliary presented her 
with a lovely gift. 

Our meeting was saddened to hear of the 
serious illness of Mrs. Philip Van Every 
but we do hope by now that she is well on 
the road to recovery. 

The Angel Museum 

(T. W. Angel, Jr., of Franklin has been 
collecting historical relics of former days 
until today he has a veritable museum of 
old guns, arrow heads, spinning wheels, In- 
dian pottery, and old documents. On sev- 
eral different occasions I have had the op- 
])ortunity of closely examining these relies 
which are exhibited on the balcony of An- 
gel's Drug Store and found them to be 
quite interesting. It was, therefore, with 
an intimate knowledge of the exhibit that 
I read the article reproduced below which 
is being published in the hope that you, 
too, will find it of interest. — Ed.) 

"That coverlet," said Tommy Angel, "was 
on the loom wlien the Civil War started." 
He was showing the museum articles that 
line the walls of the balcony in his drug 
store, and was raising glimpses through the 
windows of the i)ast that recalled old cus- 
toms and events. 

"My grandmother, Mrs. William Berry, 
and her sister lived on Rabbit Creek then 
and were working on the coverlet together, 
my mother says. The yarn was dyed witli 
walnut dye." 

The soft color and lovely intricate l^it- 
terms were repeated with variations ii» 
other old coverlets that he showed. 

My ej'es wandered and he laughed when 
I said, "What under the sun is that?" He 
picked up a black iron tong-like object and 
opening it placed inside an old pewter spoon 
wliicli fitted exactly. "It's an old spoon 
mold," he answered. "Folks in the old days 
had to make a lot of their own eriui])ment 
\oii know. 'I'hcv made llicir own gun sliot, 
too." 

P^om a wall hung with old guns of all 
sizes and fashions he took a leather pouch 
and an old powder horn. From the pouch 
he extracted a bullet mold and a handful of 
large round shot. "Bullets had to be made 
to fit individual guns." 



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Cherokee Curios 

He hung the horn and pouch back on the 
wall and showed a box full of shot. "That 
was plowed up," he said, "by Gilmer Jones 
on the old Hall farm, the one-time location 
of a Cherokee Indian village. They were 
probably left by General Rutherford's army 
when he made a raid and destroyed the vil- 
lage. Last year the North Carolina. Histori- 
cal Society placed an historical marker there 
you can see. Broken pieces of pottery, — like 
these — were also found on the field covering 
the old town site." 

Cases of gems, minerals, Indian relics, 
pottery bits, quaint pipes, and rows and 
rows of arrow heads of all sizes range 
along the walls. One oddly shaped pipe 
witli queer tubular copper beads was found 
together with a skeleton beyond the Cozad 
roller mill when the foundation was being 
dug for a house. 

An odd spinning machine told of the in- 
ventiveness of one pioneer and stood to- 
gether with spinning wheels and other 
weaving equipment. Nearby was a hand- 
made toll measure used by a miller to take 
his portion of the grain he milled. It was 
a small wooden basket held together not by 
nails, but only a few tiny wooden pegs and 
cleverly arranged pieces of wood. 

Records of Old Days 

A ragged bullet-shot flag with thirteen 
stars told of long past struggles, and old 
documents told more tales of the past. One 
of the latter is a marriage license written 
in 1866 to Adam and Lettie Angel, free 
colored persons owned prior to emancipa- 
tion of slavery by J. D. Watson of Knox- 
ville, Miss., and S. Enloe of Jackson county, 
N. C, who had "acknowledge they were 
married according to the custom of the 
African race on September 12, 1824. 

Another document yellowed with age was 
a receipt issued in 1833 to Thomas Angel 
by James Angel who had received as part 
of an estate, "one negro boy called Adam, 
valued at $405." — The FranMin Press and 
Tlie Highlands Maconian. 



In a little western village lived one Bill 
Bender, a notorious deadbcat. One day he 
made the mistake of showing some money 



in front of one of his creditors and, after 
considerable argument, paid what he owed. 
Then he demanded a receipt and this is 
what his creditor gave him : 

"To Whom It May Concern, Greeting — 
All men know Ijy these presents, habeas 
corpus and nux vomica, that Bill Bender 
don't owe this firm nothing and ain't going 
to. — John Jones. 

Elixir of Thiamine Hydrochloride 
and Its Stability in Combinations 

Henry M. Burlage*t 

Thiamine, or Vitamin Bi , one of the 
members of the Vitamin B complex, has 
the following allowable claims (1) gener- 
ally conceded to be for therapeutic value: 

(a) it is of value in correcting and pre- 
venting beriberi; 

(b) it is effective in correcting and pre- 
venting lack of appetite (anorexia) of die- 
tary origin in certain cases; 

(c) it is of value in securing optimal 
growth in infants and children ; 

(d) it may be used where there is evi- 
dence of conditions interfering with proper 
assimilation of the vitamin alone ; 

(e) there is some evidence of its value 
in the treatment of certain types of 
neuritis ; 

(f) there is evidence of an increased re- 
ciuirement when there is a greatly aug- 
mented metabolism as in febrile conditions, 
hyperthyroidism or vigorous muscular ac- 
tivity. 

Because of these claims, thiamine is being 
prescribed by the physician in various 
forms. One of these is the elixir and es- 
pecially in the case of neuritis, in combina- 
tion with sodium bromide or phenobarbital. 
The latter combinations were the basis of 
these stability studies. 

Since the elixir is being prescribed in 
large quantities at considerable cost to the 
patient, it might be profitable for the 
pharmacist to prepare such an elixir at a 
considerable saving to the patient. With 
this aim, the National Formulary Committee 

* Professor of Pharmacy, University of North 
Carolina School of Pharmacy. 

t The writer wishes to acknowledge the assist- 
ance of Messrs. G. F. Johnson and K. L. Min- 
niclc of the School of Pharmacy in carrying on a 
portion of this study. 



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(2) has adopted the following formula for 
tlie 7th edition: 

Thiamine hydrochloride 0.100 g. 

Distilled water 10.00 cc. 

Syrup 250.00 ec. 

Sherry wine, detannated q.s. 

to make 1000.00 cc. 

Dissolve tlie thiamine hydrochloride in 
the water, add the syrup and then the wine 
to make 1000 cc. The pH of the product 
should be adjusted to 4.0. The dose is 
4 cc. or 1 fluid dram. This preparation 
contains 3 mg. or 1000 International Units 
per fluid ounce. 

The New Jersey Formulary (3) recom- 
mends a similar product: 

Thiamine hydrochloride 0.050 g. 

Syrup 125.00 cc. 

Sherry wine 500.00 cc. 

The Maryland Pharmaceutical Associa- 
tion suggests the following formulas: 

Thiamine hydrochloride *mg. *mg. 

Distilled water 1.00 ec. 1.00 cc. 

Syrup 30.00 cc. 

Sherry wine, q.s 240.00 cc. 240.00 cc. 

The sherry wine may be replaced by other 
domestic wines to please the patient, by iso- 
alcoholic elixir, or by glycerinated elixir 
or gentian. 

Greengard (4) has recently presented a 
review on the pharmacy of thiamine with 
the following observations : 

(1) Elixirs of this compound ])recipitate 
as thiochrome upon standing at room tem- 
perature for several months. Therefore, 
while this elixir need not be made extem- 
poraneously, it should be made only in 
such quantities so that it may be all dis- 
pensed and consumed within sixty days 
after the date of preparation. 

(2) Little thiochrome is formed at pH 
2 but very ra])idly as pH approaches 7. For 
this reason the National Formulary Com- 
mittee is recommending that the i)H of 
the product be adjusted to 4. 

(3) Because of its palatibility and since 
its pH is about 4, the N.F. Committee 
uses sherry wine, which may contain ap- 
preciable amounts of tannins which will 
precipitate the vitiimin. To avoid this the 
wine may be detannated by the use of 

* This amount is adjusted as directed by the 
physician. 



freshly i)repared casein or completelj- de- 
fatted and dealbuminized milk. 

(4) The vitamin in aqueous or weakly 
alcoholic solutions may mold on standing 
and this may be prevented by the addition 
of 0.1% benzoic acid. 

(5) The simultaneous administration of 
kaolin or charcoal should be avoided since 
the vitamin is absorbed. 

(6) Thiamine hydrochloride reacts readi- 
ly to most alkaloidal precipitants and hy- 
droxides with the exception of bromides. It 
is further incompatible with mercuric chlo- 
ride, the iodides, carbonates and bicarbo- 
nates, and acetates as white precipitates ; 
with ferrous sulfate as a yellow' crystalline 
substance; with tannic acid and iron and 
ammonium citrate as brown precipitates ; 
with iodine as a red-brown mass; with so- 
dium phosphate and borate, and Fowler's 
solution to produce slight white precipi- 
tates; phenobarbital sodium yields a white 
crystalline sediment. 

This investigation was called to our at- 
tention because of a trend on the part of 
physicians to administer a bromide such 
as sodium bromide, U.S.P. or phenobarbi- 
tal, U.S. P. or its soluble sodium deriva- 
tive with the elixir. 

Preliminary experiments early indicated 
the inadvisability of prescribing sodium 
phenobarbital in tlie elixir because of the 
radical change in pH toward the alkaline 
side with subsequent precipitation as men- 
tioned by Greengard. It was also found 
that at least two different brands of sherry 
wine possessed surprisingly small amounts 
of tannin and might l)e used direct!}' in 
lirciiiiriug the elixir. 

Preparation of Samples 
Sample A. 

This was a control sample of detannated 
s'erry wine (labelled 20% by volume of al- 
cohol). It was detannated with casein 
freshly prepared a« follows: skimmed milk 
was heated to 4f)°C, coagulated with hydro- 
chloric acid and thoroughly agitated. The 
casein was removed from the liquid, washed 
thoroughly and dried. The fats were then 
removed from the casein with petroleum 
ether and dried. 



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Sample B. 

The N.F. elixir -without the vitamin, 
sodium bromide or barbiturate. 

Sample C. 

The elixir prepared by the proposed N.F. 
formula. 

Sample D. 

The product without vitamin but with 
1 dram of sodium bromide per fluid ounce. 

Sample E. 

As in D, but with 1% dram of sodium 
bromide per fluid ounce. 

Sample F. 

The proposed elixir with sodium bromide 
(1 dram per fluid ounce). 

Sample G. 

The proposed N.F. elixir with 1% dram 
of sodium bromide per fluid ounce. 

Sample H. 

An aqueous solution of sodium bromide 
(1 dram per fluid ounce). 

Sample I. 

An aqueous solution containing 1^/^ dram 
of sodium bromide per fluid ounce. 



Sample J. 

The proposed elixir with phenobarbital 
(24 gr. per fluid ounce or 3 gr. per fluid 
dram). In order to dissolve this amount 
of the hypnotic it was necessary to add 
25 cc. of 95% alcohol and then make up 
to 240 cc. 

Sample K. 

The proposed elixir containing, in addi- 
tion, sodium phenobarbital, 24 gr. per fluid 
ounce of the finished product. Alcohol was 
added until the final percentage of the 
elixir was about 27%. 

As reported by Greengard, thiamine may 
readily be decomposed into thiochrome at 
various certain hydrogen-ion concentrations. 
A series of these determinations were made 
at intervals covering about two months on 
each sample, to ascertain the stability of the 
elixir itself and in the combinations men- 
tioned above. These determinations were 
made with the Coleman Electrometer using 
a glass electrode. Also, any other changes 
such as precipitations were watched for. 

The following table records the results 
of these observations. 











TABLE I 














Date of Preparation 


Total 


Sample A 


Sam,ple B 


Sample C 


Sample D 






and Observation 


Days 




pH 




pH 




pH 




pH 






2-17-41 





3.99 


clear 


3.93 


slight 


3.93 


slightly 


3.61 


slight 






2-24-41 


7 


3.95 


clear 


3.88 


sedi- 


3.89 


more 


3.55 


sedi- 






3-10-41 


21 


3.96 


clear 


3.92 


ment 


3.90 


sediment 3.56 


ment 






3-25-41 


36 


3.95 


clear 


3.88 




3.90 


than in 


3.54 


about as 






4-25-41 


67 


3.93 


clear 


3.82 




3.85 


(B) 


3.50 


in (B) 










Sample E 


Sam,ple F 


Sample G 


Sample H 


Sample I 


2-21-41 





3.42 


slight 


3.55 


slight- 


3.55 


sedi- 


5.84 


no ppt. 


6.01 


as 


2-27-41 


6 


3.42 


sedi- 


3.51 


ly more 


3.57 


ment 


5.95 


but 


7.35 


in 


3-10-41 


17 


3.46 


ment 


3.58 


than 


3.55 


about 


6.35 


threads 


7.65 


(H) 


3-25-41 


32 


3.42 


as in 


3.51 


in (B) 


3.52 


as in 


5.85 


of 


6.81 




4-25-41 


63 


3.40 


(B) & (D)3.51 




3.50 


(P) 


5.75 


growth 


6.70 








Sample J 










Sample K 






2-24-41 





4.00 


crystal- 




2-27-41 






6.2 


5 pptn. 






3-25-41 


29 


4.17 


lizes in 




3-25-41 






26 6.2 


4 no 






4-25-41 


60 


4.11 


spite of 
ale. addn. 




4-25-41 






57 5.9 


5 crystn. 







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F. L. Smith Heads Winston-Salem 
Drug Club 

At a recent niontlily meeting of the Win- 
ston-Salem Drug Club in that city Fitz Lee 
Smith was elected president for the com- 
ing year. Officers elected to serve with Mr. 
Smith are: Frank Lunn, Vice-President; 
John H. Causey, Secretary-Treasurer; and 
H. M. Cooke, Jr., Assistant Secretary. 

Following the business session representa- 
tives of the Southern Bell Telephone Com- 
pany presented a picture, "How to Sell 
Over the Telephone." 

The organization meets the last Friday 
of each month and extends a cordial invi- 
tation to pharmacists and drug salesmen 
to visit them whenever possible. 

Fair Trade Information 

Lehn & Fink Products Corporation — Ex- 
tension of temporary period of PEBECO 
CONVINCEE SPECIAL to July 31, 1941. 

Pursuant to Lehn & Fink Fair Trade 
Contract the stipulated price of the PEBE- 
CO COXVINCEE SPECIAL is to continue 
at 39e until July 31, 1941. ' 

This combination is to be substituted for 
individual 50c size tubes of Pebeco Tooth 
Paste, not to be sold in competition mth it. 
Return unsold stocks of the combination 
after Julj' 31, 1941, for credit or exchange. 
Minimum price after July 31, 1941, of com- 
binations not returned is 49c. The mini- 
mum price of individual 50c size tubes, if 
sold, continues to 1)6 39c. 

Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company — Effec- 
tive immediately Palmolive Shaving Stick is 
a discontinued item. 

Pro-phy-lac-tic Brush Company — amends 
Fair Tnide .\ct Agreonicnt to include the 
following changes: 

Former Present 
Min. ^fin. 

No. 158 Jewelite 

Hair Brush $1.47 $1.50 

No. 153 Jewelite 

Complexion Brush 1.47 1.5(1 

No. 152 Jewelite 

Hand Brush 1.47 1.50 

No. 78 Jewelite 

Nail Brush 69 .75 

The above amendment became effective 
June 1, 1941. 



Sees After Seventeen Years 

Through the efforts of the Roanoke 
Rapids Lions Club of which Pharmacist 
Octavus Griffin is president. Miss Rachel 
Britten of that city is able to see after 
seventeen years of darkness. 

The Lions Club, whose major objective 
is blind prevention work, took up Miss 
Britton's case in February, 1940, sending 
her to Richmond to specialists there for 
treatments and operations. Soon after the 
work was started, Octavus Griffin became 
chairman of the Blind Prevention Com- 
mittee and arranged for the club to pur- 
chase the girl a pair of glasses. Since that 
time her vision has improved rapidly. 

Miss Britton and her father attended a 
recent meeting of the club in order to meet 
the members who had made it possible for 
her to receive her sight. 



I. P. SCRIBE, M.D.— J. L. Cobb, Ph.G. 



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Two negroes attended a political meeting 
where a candidate was making a speech. In 
a few minutes one said, "Mose, who is dat 
man ?" 

"I don't know," Mose answered, "but he 
sho' do recommen hisself." 



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CLASSIFIED ADS 



As a service to N. C. P. A. members, 
we offer a FREE classified ad service. 
You may want to buy a store or sell 
some equipment; to advertise for a posi- 
tion or sell some excess stock. Mem- 
bers of the N. C. P. A. are invited to 
take advantage of this free service 
offered by the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy. Ads with blind addresses 
will be accepted. Maximum number of 
words permitted under this free service 
is twenty-five. Commercial classified 
ads will be carried at the rate of ten 
cents per word with a minimum of 
twenty words. Remittance must accom- 
pany your order. 



For Sale: Used drug store fixtures includ- 
ing National Cash Begister, tables, chairs, 
one ceiling fan, etc. Write E. V. Wood- 
ard of Woodard and Creech Drug Com- 
pany, Selma, N. C. 



Drug Store for Sale: Si)lcndid opportunity 
ill western part of State for alert ])har- 
niacist. Address WJS, Carolina Journal 
of Pharmacy, Drawer 151, Chapel Hill, 
X. C. 



Wanted: Eegistcred ])h;iriiiacist desires re- 
]i(^f work for the month of July; refer- 
ences supidied on recjuest. Write : WLM, 
Drawer LtI, Chapel Hill, N. C. 



For Sale: Modern drug store in progressive 
town, doing an average daily business of 
$7.5.00; good jirescription business (aver- 
age of 2.5 prescriptions daily) ; stock in- 
ventory $6,000; rent $85 per month. 
Terms, if necessary. Write: Letter No. 
12, care of Carolina Journal of Pliariiiacy, 
Drjiwer 151, Chai)el Hill, N. C. 



Wanted: Young, alert, progressive phar- 
macist for small town drug store. For 
further information address WJS, care of 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy, Chapel 
Hill, N. C. 



Opportunity: I'harmacist to act as manager 
of established drug store in eastern 
North Carolina. Offer: A salary to 
niatcli the average paid in small towns 
of this State. After a short time, when 
said pharmacist has learned the trade; 
and when, and if, the trade has accepted 
his services, a working agreement where- 
by he will share in any future profits and 
in due time become a partner without 
any investment directly required of him. 

Suggestion: The position seems to re- 
quire a man of broad experience in phar- 
macy, who has worked in small town stores 
and who can hold country trade as well 
as mix with various social cliques. Age 
preferred, .35 to 40 years, married and 
without a family. No alcoholic or drug 
addict, even partially so, will be con- 
sidered. The owner is not interested in 
a man wlio has had trouble holding a 
position but wants a man who now holds 
a position, can get one at any time, l)ut 
who has not, as yet, been offered an 
opportunity to settle down for good where 
he could take complete charge of a small 
store. 

Eeason for Offer: Owner has other in- 
terests which require his lieing away from 
the store part of the time. 

If interested, write 0])portunity, care 
of Carolina Journal of Pharmacy, Drawer 
151, Chapel Hill. N. C. 



Wanted: Position as front clerk in North 
Carolina drug store by capable clerk. Age 
35 years, married, now emjiloyed in 
Florida drug store. 15 years drug store 
experience ; references to interested par- 
ties. Write JWC, care of Carolina Jour- 
nal of Pharmacy, Cliapel Hill, N. C. 



Wanted: Registered pharmacist for full- 
time employment. State experience and 
references from previous employers. Ad- 
dress: Pharmacist, care of Carolina 
Journal of Pharmacy, Drawer 151, Chapel 
Hill, N. C. 



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NEWS NOTES 



B. R. Phifer of Monroe has accepted a 
position with the Holmes Drug Store in 
Statesville. His former position as phar- 
macist with the Seerest Drug Company has 
been filled by C. A. Sanders. 

W. J. Smith spoke to a joint session of 
The Old North State Medical, Dental and 
Pharmaceutical Society in Rocky Mount on 
June 12. The Society has a membership of 
approximately 200 physicians, pharmacists 
and dentists; all of Avhom take an active 
part in the affairs of the organization. The 
members proudly credit the organization 
with being "The Oldest Negro Medical So- 
ciety in the World." 

M. C. Savage, formerly with Saunder's 
Drug Store, Rocky Mount, has accepted a 
position as manager of Taylors Drug Store, 
Roanoke Rapids. 

Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Eubanks of Chapel 
Hill recently spent an enjoyable vacation 
in Virginia and Washington, D. C. While 
in Washington they visited the Institute of 
Pharmacy building and on the return trip 
stopped in Fredericksburg, Virginia, to in- 
spect the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop 
which was recently turned over to the Ameri- 
can Pharmaceutical Association. 

The June 5 issue of the N. A. B. B. 
Journal carried a very attractive photo- 
graph of Representative Carl T. Durham of 
Chapel Hill and had this to say about his 
work in Washington: "Tall, quiet of bear- 
ing, devoted to his curve-stemmed pipe, Carl 
Durham has already established his repu- 
tation in Congress as a hard working and 
conscientious legislator. The National As- 
sociation of Retail Druggists bespeaks for 
him a long and successful career in the 
Congress of the United States." 

P. J. Suttlemyre of Hickory reports that 
the N. A. R. D. meeting this year will be 
held in Cleveland at the same time as the 
Catawba County Fair and suggests that 
you divide your time between these two 
national events. See the sights, combine 
business with pleasure and live to be much 
older is Mr. Suttlemyre's advice. 

Recent changes in the drug trade: James 
Kerr from Pollard's Drug Store, Burnes- 
ville, to Spindale Drug Company, Spindale; 



Ralph A. Hales of Spring Hope to Hall's 
Carolina Beacli Drug Store, Carolina Beach; 
Charles G. Lasley of Holmes Drug Store, 
Statesville, to Brevard Drug Company, Bre- 
vard; L. W. Jenkins of Dees Drug Store, 
Burgaw, to Tabor City; and A. L. Moore 
from Hickory to The Main Drug Company, 
Salisbury. 

Recently elected to the post as president 
of the Ramseur Lions Club was C. R. White- 
head, popular Randolph County druggist. 

Oscar W. Smith of Pilot Mountain fol- 
lows up each prescription he fills by mail- 
ing a postal card to the patient several days 
later. The card carries a good will message 
from Mr. Smith that helps to promote his 
prescription department. 

The front of the Thomas and Oakley 
Drug Store of Roxboro is being completely 
remodeled. 

A business bureau to promote the inter- 
ests of Scotland Neck's trade was recently 
formed by the citizens of that town. Norfleet 
0. McDowell was elected chairman of the 
organization. 

A recent news item from a Belmont paper 
has this to say about Roy EUer's golfing 
ability: "Of Belmont's innumerable golfers 
taking to the links these days, Roy Eller, 
proprietor of the Catawba Pharmacy, goes 
to the head of the class. He is the first to 
make a coveted 'hole in one.' Roy, play- 
ing for the second time in years, swatted 
one from the ninth tee of the Municipal 
golf course in Gastonia, last Tuesday, that 
dropped squarely in the cup 137 yards dis- 
tant." 

Bailey's Prescription Shop, advertised 
as "Charlotte's Only Exclusive Prescrip- | 

tion Drug Shop," was recently opened in 1 

that city by Lee A. Bailey who has been 
identified with the drug trade in the Queen 
City for years. Commenting on the newly 
established business Mr. Bailey stated: "I 
hope that a store of this type will be just 
the kind of professional shop that the pub- 
lic and physicians want." 

L. A. Taylor of Conway has returned to 
work after recovering from a slight oper- 
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J. E. Corpening, after a few months in 
Gainesville, Florida, is once more behind the 
prescription counter at Biltmore Drug' Store, 
Biltmore. 

Johnson's Drugr Store, Asheville, has been 
remodeled and fluorescent lighting installed. 
Salley's, in the same city, has a new front. 

J. W. (Ham) Harrison of Salley's Drug 
Store, Asheville, who operates Amateur 
Radio Station W4FSE, is busy with plans 
for a "Hamfest" at the George Vanderbilt 
Hotel on July 5 and 6. Four or five hun- 
dred "hams" from the two Virginias and 
the two Carolinas will gather for their an- 
nual Division Convention. The amateur's 
part in defense and their duties in the mili- 
tary services will be the main theme of the 
Convention. 

Earl Williams, who has been connected 
mth the staff of Kennedy's Drug Store, 
Gastonia, for several years, has enlisted in 
the United States Army for a three-year 
period and left recently for McCord Field 
at Lakeview, Wash. 

Thomas Holland, of Mount Holly, phar- 
macy student, has joined the staff of 
Kennedy's Drug Store, Gastonia, for the 
summer. 

The "House of a Thousand Headaches" is 
what J. W. Hope, Hillsville (Va.) drug- 
gist, calls a beautiful little structure that 
he built out of bottles. More than 10,000 
bottles of varying sizes and colors are con- 
tained in the walls of the "Bottle House" 
which is 16 feet by 20 feet in size. Mr. 
Hojie spent more than two years collecting 
the bottles for the walls which range from 
12 ounces to one gallon. 

Two boys spent three months washing the 
bottles before the building was started, 
using 105,000 gallons of water in the proc- 
ess. They were washed in Mr. Hope's 
private swimming pool, which he refilled 
three times with 35,000 gallons to the fill- 
ing. It took the same two boys four months 
longer to build the walls of the "Bottle 
House," laying the bottles carefully in con- 
crete. 

The house, which stands just on the main 
highway leading through Hillsville, is open 
without charge to everyone. 

The drug trade of Macon County received 
considerable publicity in the recently is- 



sued "Ten Years of Progress" edition of 
Tlte Franklin Press and The Highlands 
Maconian. The paper carries a photograph 
of James E. Perry who, in addition to his 
duties as owner and manager of Perry's 
Drug Store, serves as Chairman of the 
Macon County Welfare Board. 

T. C. YeaTwood, manager of the Walgreen 
Drug Store, Ciiarlotte, announced recently 
that Lester H. Stowe has joined the or- 
ganization's staff of registered pharmacists. 
William R. May, who has been with Wal- 
green for the past year, was promoted to 
the position as assistant manager at the 
same time. 

Jesse M. Pike has returned to tliis State 
after receiving a M.S. degree in pharmacy 
from the Western Eeserve University on 
Wednesday, June 11. Mr. Pike graduated 
from the University of North Carolina 
School of Pharmacy in 1940 and entered 
Western Reserve last fall. At the present 
time he is associated Avith the Pearl Drug 
Company of Concord. 

Mrs. Thomas Crutchfield of Greensboro, 
who has been seriously ill, has returned to 
her home after spending several weeks in 
one of the local hospitals. Her condition 
is much improved we are glad to report. 

J. A. Weatherford of Peabody Drug 
Company and his family recently spent an 
enjoyable vacation in Florida in and around 
Miami. 

Joe W. Pike, Jr., of Concord is now 
stationed at the United States Naval Air 
Station at Pensacola, Florida. He is an 
instructor in navigation and seamanship. 

A. M. Mattocks of Greensboro has sold 
the Five Points Pharmacy of that citj* to 
W. B. Barker and has accepted a position 
witli tlie MeLarty Drug Company of High 
Point. Mr. Barker, who was associated with 
the C. C. Fordham Drug Store of Greens- 
boro for years, recently returned to this 
State from Florida where he has lived for 
the past ten years. 

Hancock Adds 34 Names to Roll of 
Registered Pharmacists 

Thirt.v-four candidates taking the State 
Board of Pharmacy examinations in Chapel 
Hill, June 17-18, successfully passed and 
have been granted their licenses. 



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The following graduates of the State 
University School of Pharmacy passed: W. 
W. Allgood, Roxboro; Blanche Burrus, 
Canton; J. A. Creech, Salemburg; S. M. 
Edwards, Ayden; R. E. Foster, Jr., Leaks- 
ville; J. C. Fox, Jr., Randleman; Phil 
Gaddy, Marshville; H. W. Greene, Eoanoke 
Rapids; D. A. Irvin, Wilkesboro; A. R. 
Johnson, Kerr; R. A. Kiser, Lincolnton; 
W. K. Lewis, Mount Olive; C. S. Oakley, 
Mebane; J. M. Pickard, Durham; G. E. 
Royall, Elkin; B. C. Sheffield, Jr., Warsaw; 
H. P. Underwood, Jr., Fa.yetteville; J. C. 
Watkins, Emporia, Va.; B. H. Whitford, 
Washington; G. H. Windecker, Ridgeway, 
N. J.; E. G. Campbell, Lucama; A. N. 
Costner, Lincolnton; McDonald Davis, Jr., 
Clinton ; Helen Duguid, Bryson City ; G. F. 
Johnson, Chapel Hill; H. L. Kelly, Durham; 
G. B. Kornegay, Mount Olive; and M. H. 
Williams, Asheboro. 

Valentin Cortez Hamlin, of Raleigh, a 
graduate of the Philadelphia College of 
Pharmacy and Science, passed the examina- 
tion. 

The following assistant pharmacists suc- 
cessfully Avithstood the two-da.y test and 
received their full licenses: H. L. Bishop, 
West Asheville; R. M. Brame, Jr., North 
Wilkesboro; J. C. McGee, Asheville; L. R. 
Sparks, Jr., Durham; and E. D. Milloway, 
Burlington. 

The candidates were examined in phar- 
macy and dispensing by M. B. Melvin, of 
Raleigh, in chemistry and pharmaceutical 
math by Roger McDuffie, of Greensboro, 
and in materia medica by J. G. Ballew, of 
Lenoir. E. V. Zoeller, president of the 
Board, assisted the examiners in their Avork. 

A. N. Costner, of Lincolnton, Avith an 
average grade of 91, topped all the candi- 
dates taking the examinations. G. F. John- 
son, of Chapel Hill, made the best record on 
the practical examination Avith a grade of 
99. 

Missing from the Board examinations for 
the first time in 39 years was Secretary- 
Treasurer F. W. Hancock Avho has been 
confined to his home in Oxford for the past 
three weeks. Immediately folloAving the 
Durham Convention Secretary Hancock Avas 
stricken with a throat infection which so 



Aveakened him that his physician thought it 
Avise that he not attend the Board session 
this time. 

We are glad to report, as AA'e go to press, 
that Mr. Hancock has returned to his office 
and is actively handling his Avork once 
again. 

ELIXIR THIAMINE CL 

(Continued from Page 132) 

From the results in this table it seems 
safe to assume that the addition of sodium 
bromide to the elixir does not cause any 
change in the vitamin since the slight 
changes in pH are toAvard the acid side 
rather than the alkaline side, AA^hich tends 
to promote decomposition of the thiamine 
into thiocrome. 

Apparently, the prescribing of phenobar- 
bital in this elixir does not constitute ra- 
tional therapy since the pH of the elixir is 
increased with a separation of the hypnotic 
as well as a possi))le decomposition of the 
vitamin. 

The question arises concerning the practi- 
cability of preparing this elixir by the 
pharmacist in competition Avitli trade prod- 
ucts noAv flooding the market at a profit 
as Avell as a saving to the patient. An 
examination of Table II shows some inter- 
esting figures. 

Table II shows variation in unit strengths 
of tlie elixirs on the market AA'ith correspond- 
ing variations in prices. The prices listed 
Avere obtained from the Red Book and Blue 
Book and as a result are subject to market 
fluctuations. 

The proposed N.F. elixir contains 1000 
units per fluid ounce and can be made at 
an estimated cost of $3.06 per gallon for 
ingredients. This is calculated for thia- 
mine hydrochloride purchased only in one 
gram lots at $4.25. This price has been 
considerably reduced in recent months. The 
sherry wine was estimated at a retail price 
of $1.80 per gallon. 

On the basis of these figures it can readi- 
ly be seen that this elixir may be easily 
made and dispensed at a profit and at a 
price considerably lower than if a trade 
product Avas dispensed and should be called 
to the attention of the physician. 



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Conclusion 

1. Sodium bromide in combination with 
the proposed elixir apparently has no ill 
■effect on its stability-. 

2. Combinations with phenobarbital and 
its soluble form are not stable because of 
tendency for the hj-pnotic to crystallize or 
cause precipitates with a possible decompo- 
sition of the vitamin because of pH changes. 

3. Elixir of thiamine hydrochloride may 
be easily prepared at a profit by the phar- 
macist and at a saving to the patient when 
•considered with those sold on the market. 



References 

(1) Xew and Nonofficial Eemedies. Am. 
Medical Association, Chicago, 19-40 ed. pp. 
515-16. 

(2) Bull. Natl. Formulary Comm. 8, 257 

(1940). 

(3) New Jersey Formulary. Supple- 
ment to the 3rd ed. 

(4) Greengard, Louis, J. Am. Pharm. 
Assoc. Practical Pharm. Ed. 1, 230 (1940) ; 
see also "The Story of Vitamin Bi ," Merck 
and Co., Rahway, N. J. 



TABLE II 

A Comparison of Costs of Vakiol's Trade Products of Elixir of 
Thiamine Hydrochloride 



Trad 
Kiim 


' Prod 
ber 


irt 




Units per 
Fluid Ounce 


I 2000 


II 








3333 


III... 








1500 


IV.. 








1664 


V 








2220 


VI* 








1667 


VII.. 








2400 


vni 








500 


IX... 








2200 


X 








800 


X.F. 
X.F. 


Proposed 
Proposed 
Proposed 


Elixir 

Eli.xir 


1000 
2000 


X.F. 


Elixir 


3333 



Times N.F. 
Strength 



Price Quoted 


Price Quoted 


per Pint 


per Oallon 


$1.92 




2.75 




1.10 


$ 8.00 


1.38t 


11.00 


1.92 


13.44 


1.82 


13.13 


1.98t 


15.80 


2.20 


10.59 


2.25 


15.80 


1.20 


7.50 


0.385 


3.06 


0.586 


4.69 


0.858 


6.86 



2.00 
3.33 
1.50 
1.66 
2.22 
1.66 
2.40 
0.50 
2.20 
0.80 
1.00 
2.00 
3.33 



* Calculated from price of one quart. 
t Calculated from the price per gallon. 



Deaths 

Earle Driggers, age 40, committed suicide 
by shooting himself at his home in Winston- 
Salem on Friday, May 17. Ill health and 
overwork were said to have caused Mr. 
Driggers to take his life. 

Mr. Driggers was born December 20, 
1900, and had lived in Winston-Salem the 
greater part of his life. For several years 
lie operated a drug store in Pilot Mountain 
but returned to Winston-Salem five years 
ago to open Driggers Drug Store on the 
corner of Patterson Avenue and Northwest 



Boulevard which he was operating at the 
time of his death. 

He was a Life Member of the N. C. P. 
A., the Knights of Pythias, the D. O. K. 
K., the Masonic Order and the George W. 
Lee Memorial Presbyterian Church. 

Survivors include the widow, tlie former 
Miss Viola Blackwell; two daughters, Viola 
and Earleen, both of Winston-Salem; a 
stepmother, Mrs. Molly Driggers; two half- 
sisters. Miss Mildred Driggers and Mrs. 
Gene Stubbs, both of Clio, S. C. 

William Riley Hambrick, age 82, promi- 
nent Roxhoro i>h;irniacist for fifty years. 



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died in a Hickory hospital on June 15 where 
he had been taken to be under the care of 
his son, Doctor Robert T. Hambriek. 

Mr. Hambriek, who six years ago retired 
from the drug firm of Hambriek, Austin and 
Thomas, of which he was senior jjartner and 
founder, had been in declining health for 
the past several months, but his condition 
did not become serious until about ten days 
ago. Immediate cause of death was a heart 
attack. 

Mr. Hambriek was born October 20, 1858, 
at Leasburg where he was for 10 years a 
druggist before he moved his business to 
Roxboro about 1891. Drug Topics, com- 
menting on his retirement six years ago, 
said : "Mr. Hambriek has built up a clientele 
that has beaten a path to his door through 
three and sometimes four generations." 

He was a member of the Edgar Long 
Memorial Methodist Church of Roxboro and 
was for many years an active member of 
the board of stewards. His wife, the former 
Miss Mary Hester, died 21 years ago. Sur- 
viving children are Doctor R. T. Hambriek 



of Hickory, J. J. Hambriek of Roxboro and 
Mrs. J. H. Bass of Lewisburg, Va. 

Marriages 

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar W. Dunham of Dur- 
ham announce the marriage of their 
daughter, Elinor Trexler, to Mr. D. L. 
Boone, Jr., on June 25 at the Duke Uni- 
versity Chapel, Durham. The bridegroom 
is the son of Pharmacist D. L. Boone, Sr., 
prominent Durham druggist, and has been 
associated with the Peabody Drug Company 
for several years. 

Following a wedding trip the young 
couple will make their home in Durham. 

Mr. Edwin Rudolph Fuller, a member of 
the 1941 graduating class of the State Uni- 
versity School of Pharmacy, and Miss 
Elaine Beulah Weldon, were married on 
Sunday, June 29, in the New Bethel Bap- 
tist Church, Henderson. 

After a honeymoon trip through western 
North Carolina, the couple will make their 
home in this State where Mr. Fuller expects 
to accept a position in a drug store. 



POWERS-TAYLOR 
DRUG COMPANY 

Richmond, Va. 



Wholesale Druggists 

Importers & Jobbers 

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We solicit your orders 

Our experience of over 70 years 

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Newest Member of 
Black- Draught Family 
Has Winning Ways! 

Granulated Black-Draught, after 
only a year on the general market, 
is causing more people than ever to 
decide that Black-Draught is their 
favorite laxative. 

Easy to take and pleasing as it is, 
Granulated contains the same aro- 
matic herbs as the long-popular 
Black-Draught powder — comes in the 
same familiar yellow box — sells for 
the same low price — bears the same 
name and fame. 

For samples of Granulated Black- 
Draught, write to 

The Chattanooga Medicine Co. 

Chattanooga .... Tennessee 



ADVERTISEMENTS 



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DRUG COMPANY 

Richmond, Va. 



Wholesale Druggists 

Importers & Jobbers 

Druggists' Sundries & Fancy Goods 



We solicit your orders 

Our experience of over 70 years 

insures our ability to serve you 

satisfactorily 



Newest Member of 
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Has Winning Ways! 

Granulated Black-Draught, after 
only a year on the general market, 
is causing more people than ever to 
decide that Black-Draught is their 
favorite laxative. 

Easy to take and pleasing as it is, 
Granulated contains the same aro- 
matic herbs as the long-popular 
Black-Draught powder — comes in the 
same familiar yellow box— sells for 
the same low price — bears the same 
name and fame. 

For samples of Granulated Black- 
Draught, write to 

The Chattanooga Medicine Co. 

Chattanooga - - - - Tennessee 




A Good Buy 



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That is exactly what this Company' offers 

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this Christmas? 

If the answer to the questions above is yes, 
then plan to buy your holiday orders 
now. 

Prices on many items will be higher later 
and deliveries cannot be guaranteed. 

Come to see us and place your orders as 
soon as possible, or place your order 
with our salesmen now. 

We have a full line of holiday goods on 
display. 

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Richmond, Virginia 




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and competent shop technicians 
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915C E. Gary Street Richmond, Va. 



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^f\t Carolina Journal of ^fj^rmacp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLT BT THE 

NoETH Carolina Pharmaceutical Association 

AT CHAPEL HILL, N. C. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 

Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel Hill, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 

Annual Subscription, $1.00 Single Numbers, 15 Cents 

Vol. XXII AUGUST, 1941 No. 8 



Restricted Drugs 



Following publication of the article, Warning — Sale of Drugs, in the July issue of 
this publication, a deluge of anticipated letters descended upon Attorney Bowman re- 
questing further information. Although similar information to Attorney Bowman's 
article has been appearing in trade journals ever since the enactment of the Federal 
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, this, apparently, was the first time the legislation com- 
manded much interest from the readers of the Journal. 

For some time the writer has followed food and drug regulations as issued from Wash- 
ington with the intention of passing such information along to the pharmacists of this 
State. However, he has refrained from doing so in the belief that, since many of the 
provisions of the Act are yet to be clarified, it would be best to wait. 

In this State there is apparently a great deal of confusion in the minds of many 
pharmacists as to whether they are bound by the provisions of tlie law in respect to the 
sale of barbiturates. The State Act permits the sale of twelve therapeutic doses of any 
barbiturate with the sole exception of Barbituric Acid which, for all practical puri)oses, 
may be disregarded. On the other hand, Federal regulations classify barbiturates as 
"dangerous drugs" and, as such, sliould he sold only on prescription. 

The Federal authorities believe tliey liave the power under the Act to control the 
distribution of foods, drugs and cosmetics until they reach the ultimate consumer. If 
their contention is correct, then the Food and Drug Administration has control over the 
bulk of merchandise now being sold in the drug stores of this and every other state. In 
the opinion of some legal authorities the Federal law ceases to ai)ply wlien a product has 
come to rest in a state; that the Food and Drug Administration in Washington does not 
have the power to limit any drug to a physician's ])rescrii)tion. Obviously, then, this 
question of jurisdiction must be settled by the courts before c()mi)lete compliance with 
the Act will become a reality. Until the courts do decide this question, the Drug Admin- 
istration will assume they do have ultimate control over a drug and will act accordingly. 

The writer has good reason to believe Federal inspectors are currently checking the 
drug stores of this State to ascertain to what extent, if any, the so-called "dangerous 
drugs" are being sold over the counter. Ai)i)arent!y, then, the question of wlielher the 
government has power to regulate the sale of drugs until they reach the ultim.ite <'on- 
sumer, Avill be settled by tlie courts in this State within the immediate future. 

For the present it is my personal and considered opinion that the wise thing to do is 
to comply with the Federal regulations of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Since there 
is the ever-pre-sent possibility of customer lial)ility suits from the sale of any of the 
drugs classified as dangerous, it is highly recommended that you guard against selling 
such drugs across the counter. W. J. Smith. 



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W. H. BLAUVELT 



William Henry Blauvelt 

Shown filling one of the more than 
10,000 prescriptions filled since the first of 
the year is pharmacist William Henry 
Blauvelt of Adams-Blauvelt, Inc., of Ashe- 
ville. 

The store, established in 1929 by Mr. 
Blauvelt and Mr. Adams, enjoys an enviable 
reputation among the physicians and citi- 
zens of Asheville and surrounding towns. 
Since the store was established 12 years 
ago, 121,000 prescriptions have been filled 
which, in itself, speaks for the progressive- 
ness of the owners. 

Mr. Blauvelt was born in New York on 
December 14, 1871. He obtained his train- 
ing under "one of the best of the old time 
pharmacists; one who took a personal in- 
terest in you and was able to impress his 
ideals on pupils. ' ' 

When asked if he had ever held an hon- 
orary or elective office, he stated, "Being a 
Eepublican never held any. ' ' His hobby is 
books and, if we are not mistaken, work, 
because we always find him on the job 
when we go to Asheville. 



Officers-Elect Announced by 
Board of Tellers 

The Board of Tellers of the N. C. 
P. A. met in Durham on July 15 to 
count the ballots sent in by the members. 
The Board, composed of C. T. Council, 
Durham, C. J. James, Hillsboro and 
Phil. D. Gattis, Raleigh, announced the 
election of the following candidates for 
office during the year 1942- '43 : 

President, Paul Bissette, Wilson 

First Vice-President, R. P. Lyon, 
Charlotte 

Second Vice-President, T. G. Crutch- 
field, Greensboro 

Third Vice-President, E. C. Daniel, 
Zebulon 

Member Executive Committee, Ralph 
Rogers, Durham 

Installation of the new officers will 
take place at the 1942 meeting of the 
Association. The time and place of this 
meeting will be set by the Executive 
Committee at a later date. 



Vaseline 



Scheduled for early appearance in various 
trade publications is a series of advertise- 
ments calling attention to the fact that 
the word ' ' Vaseline ' ' is used exclusively to 
distinguish the products of Chesebrough 
Manufacturing Company from those of 
other manufacturers. 

' ' Like all pioneers, the makers of Vaseline 
Petroleum Jelly suffer from imitators and 
imitations. No one, however, has the right 
to use the trade mark VASELINE for goods 
which are not of our manufacture. When 
your customers ask for petroleum jelly un- 
der the trade mark VASELINE, they indi- 
cate petroleum jelly made by the Chesebrough 
Manufacturing Company, Consolidated. To 
supply this demand with a product from any 
other source, we feel, is unfair to the cus- 
tomer as well as to ourselves. ' ' 



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Pharmacy — In Greenfield Village 

It is a far cry from the old "Apothecary 
Shop," as preserved in Greenfield Village, to 
the modern store of today, but pharmacists 
who visit Detroit with the American Phar- 
maceutical Association, August 17th to 
23rd, will have an opportunity to view and 
study this 150-year old store, along with 
two others contained in Greenfield Village 
and Edison Museum. 

The "Apothecary Shop" occupies one end 
of a one-story frame building in the village. 
The other end is the old post office — this 
being the original set-up of the building. 
The simple and homemade furniture in this 
shop dates back to 1803, and, with the 
building, was moved here from Phoenixville, 
Connecticut. 

The drug equipment is not the original 
of the shop, but is a collection of antiques 
in harmony with the age of the store. Here 
may be seen wooden balances, wooden 
mortars and pestles, decorative porcelain 
ointment jars, small hand mills, and other 
equipment of the past. 

On the shelves are bottles containing 
drugs, liquors, tonics, elixirs and nostrums. 
Back of the wood-burning stove is a ease 
of drawers filled with herbs. On top of the 
case is a jar for leeches, and tall bottles 
of colored water that symbolize the apoth- 
ecary's art. 

On the left is a counter with a small 
display case of perfumes at one end, and 
a screen, back of which the druggist did 
his compounding while keeping his eye on 
customers through the familiar glass peep- 
hole. 

Old prescription books and files from 
Detroit stores of the past and dating back 
to the "Gay QO's" are an interesting study 
in earlier prescription dispensing. 

In the General Store, which dates back to 
1854, and which was moved to the village 
from Waterford, Michigan, will be found 
a smaller drug unit. Although the drug 
corner contains a few crude drugs, the chief 
stock was patent medicines such as a 
country store would then have carried. 

A study of these will prove quite in- 
teresting, but they are beyond the memory 
of most of us. For instance, does anj'one 



remember "Brown's Witch-Watch"? It ap- 
parently had manj' uses in its day, and the 
front label gives directions for both in- 
ternal and external use; yet, the back 
label reads, "Caution — do not allow to come 
in contact with cotton clothing." What a 
sturdy race our ancestors must have been, 
and what stomachs they must have had! 

The third drug unit is located in the 
Edison Museum. This display is within the 
memory of many. It is a reproduction of a 
typical model drug store of the "Eighties," 
and is complete in detail and arrangement. 

On one side appear the old familiar shelf 
bottles, while sick-room supplies and other 
drug sundries balance the other, with a 
prescription counter in the rear center. The 
colored show globes in the window on either 
side of the entrance are typical of a drug 
store of that date. 

Pharmacists and their friends who attend 
this convention will enjoy this trip to 
Greenfield Village and Edison Museum. 
There is nothing else like it in America. 

A. Ph. A. Delegates 

President Ralph Rogers of the Associa- 
tion recently appointed Doctor Henry M. 
Burlage of Chapel Hill as voting delegate 
to the annual meeting of the American 
Pharmaceutical Association in Detroit, 
August 17 to 23. 

The following associate delegates were ap- 
pointed at the same time: C. C. Fordham, 
Jr., Greensboro; I. T. Reamer, Durham; 
Kelly Bennett, Bryson City; Clyde Eu- 
banks, Chajjcl Hill ; Paul Bissette, Wilson ; 
C. R. Whitehead, Ramseur; J. C. Hood, 
Kinston and Dcwitt C. Swaringen, China 
Grove. 

The Michigan Pharmaceutical Associa- 
tion will hold their annual convention con- 
currently with the A. Ph. A. this year. 



A young Iiopoful wrote his first novel and 
submitted it to a great jmblishing house. 
He called it "Wliy Am I Living?" In a 
few days he received this message from the 
publisher. 

' ' Under separate cover I am returning 
your novel 'Why Am I Living?' The answer 
to that is simple. Because you didn't bring 
it in personally." 



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Changes in Sales Tax Law 



Sales tax reports that are due to be made 
in the month of July covering sales in the 
month of June, 1941, will be made under 
the old Sales Tax Act. 

Reports for the month of July and sub- 
sequent months will be made under the 
amended act effective July 1, 1941. The 
regulations hereinafter set out are effective 
from and after that date. 

1. Major Chiange — The major change in 
the Sales Tax Law to become effective as 
of July 1, 1941, is the amendment extending 
the exemptions to sales by retail merchants 
from ten (10) specifically named and defined 
conditionally exempt articles of food; 
namely, flour, meal, meat, lard, milk, mo- 
lasses, salt, sugar, coffee, bread and rolls to 
complete exemption for sales by retail 
merchants of food and food products for 
human consumption in the home. 

As defined in the law, "food and food 
products for human consumption" shall be 
given its usual and ordinary meaning. It 
shall not include, however, malt or vinous 
beverages, soft or carbonated drinks, sodas, 
or beverages such as are ordinarily sold or 
dispensed at stores, stands or soda foimtains 
or in connection therewith, candies or con- 
fectionaries, medicines, tonics, etc., sold as 
dietary supplements; nor does "food and 
food products for human consumption" in- 
clude prepared meals or foods sold or served 
on or off the premises by restaurants, cafes, 
cafeterias, hotel dining rooms, drug stores, 
or other places where prepared meals or 
foods are sold or served. These will be 
taxable at the same rate and in the same 
manner as in the past. 

The items mentioned in the preceding 
paragraph are items that might be construed 
as food for human consumption, but which 
are specifically excluded in the act from 
the exemptions. The principal difficulty in 
construing the exemptions relates to the 
word "confectioneries." A dictionary defini- 
tion of this term would include some im- 
portant items of food for human consump- 
tion. The two provisions of the act — one 
exempting food products "for human con- 
sumption," and the provision that leaves as 
taxable "foods served on the premises by 
restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, hotel dining 



rooms, drug stores or other places where 
prepared foods are sold or served," indicates 
a clear purpose to exempt food for human 
consumption in the home, and in this view 
the interpretation is adopted by the Depart- 
ment that such articles of food as ice cream, 
cakes, pies and pastries as are delivered 
to the home of the purchaser, or delivered to 
the purchaser in packages for home consump- 
tion, will be treated as exempt from the 
sales tax. Whenever such articles are served 
for consumption at the place of sale, they 
are taxable. 

There are many articles frequently sold 
in food and grocery stores which will con- 
tinue to be subject to the retail sales tax. 
The following lists are not intended to be 
exclusive of other articles that may be tax- 
able or exempt, but are set out as illus- 
trative and as information to merchants: 

TAXABLE 



Ammonia 
Beer 

Root beer 

Root beer extracts 
Bottled drinks 
Brooms 
Candies 
Candied fruits 
Coated nuts 
Crystallized fruits 
Chewing gum 
Cod-liver oil 
Coloring extracts 
* Foods for: 

birds 

cats 

dogs 

other animal 
foods 
Fruit jars 
Ginger ale 
Glace fruits 
Halibut-liver oil 
Household supplies 
Insecticides 
Kerosene 
Lamps 

Laundry powder 
Laundry soda 
Laundry starch 



Lemonade 

Limeade 

Light bulbs 

Lozenges 

Malt 

Malt extracts 

Malt syrups 

Matches 

Medicines: 

(not on pre- 
scription) 

capsule 

granular 

liquid 

lozenges 

pills 

powdered 

tablet 
Orangeade 
Paper 
Paper products: 

wax paper 

paper towels 
and napkins 

toilet tissue 

cup and plates 
Preserving supplies 
Shoe laces 
Shoe polishes 
Silver polish 



* There is no change in the taxable status of 
animal foods. They continue to be taxable when 
the purchaser is buying for his own use as 
distinguished from purchases made in volume for 
commercial purposes, that is to say, when dairy 
and poultry products are being produced for 
commercial purposes as distinguishrd from family 
use, they are exempt. 



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145 



Soft drinks 

Soap 

Soap cleanser 

Steel wool 

Swatters, flj- 

Tobaccos: 

chewing tobacco 

cigarettes 

cigars 



snuff 
Toothpicks 
Waters: 

mineral 

bottled and 
carbonated 

soda 
Wax for floors 
Wine 



EXEMPT 



Baby foods 

Bakery products 

Baking powder 

Baking soda 

Bouillon cubes 

Cereal 

Cereal products 

Certo 

Cocoanut 

Coffee 

Coffee substitutes 

Crackers 

Cream of tartar 

Eggs 

Egg products 

Fish 

Fish products 

Flavoring extracts 

Flour 

Fruit : 

fresh 

dried or 
canned 
Fruit products 
(jelatine 
Grape 
Grapefruit 
Health foods 
Honey 
Jams 
Jellies 

Jellv powders 
Lard 
Lemon 
Lime 

Mayonnaise 
Meal 
Meats 

Meat extracts 
Meat products 
Melons : 

cantaloupe 

honeydew melons 

watermelons 
Milk 
Milk i)Coducts: 

butter 

cheese 

cream 



malted milk 
ice cream 
dried milk 
products 

Molasses 

Mustard 

Nuts 

Oleomargarine 

Olive oil 

Orange 

Oysters 

Peanut butter 

Pickles 

Pineapple 

Popcorn (not 
candy coated) 

Poultry, live 
or dressed 

Salt 

Sauces 

Shrimp 

Soups 

Spices 

Sugar 

Sugar products 
but not candy 
and confec- 
tioneries 

Sugar of milk 

Syrups 

Tea 

Tomato and other 
fruit or vegetable 
juice i^roeessed 
with added sugar, 
syrup or dry sugar, 
but not beverages 
such as orangeade, 
lemonade, and 
limeade 

Vegetables: 
fresli 
dried or 
canned 

Vegetable products 

Dehydrated 
vegetables 

Yeast cakes 



Records and Reports. — Relative to the 
type of records which will be required to 
be kept in claiming exemption for sales of 
exempt food and food products and report- 



ing taxable sales, any type of accounting 
will be permitted which will reveal a true 
and accurate record for sales of both ex- 
empt and taxable merchandise. In all in- 
stances a gross sales record will be required. 
A grocery will perhaps find it more con- 
venient to keep a separate record of sales of 
taxable merchandise, which may be arrived 
at from purchase invoices, plus a percentage 
of mark-up from cost to selling price. The 
figure arrived at in this manner for an en- 
tire month's business, taken from the gross 
sales for the entire month, will reveal the 
gross sales of nontaxable or exempt mer- 
chandise, which when taken from the gross 
sales for the entire month will revert back 
to the amount of taxable sales. 

2. Minor Changes. — (a) The definition 
for the word "sale" or "selling" has been 
extended to include gross receipts from any 
bailment, loan, lease, rental, or license to 
use or consume tangible personal property. 
Heretofore the word "sale" or "selling" has 
been contingent upon the fact that there 
was a transfer of ownership or title to 
tangible personal property. 

Under the new definition gross receipts 
from lease or rental of tangible personal 
property such as specially patented equip- 
ment, including bookkeeping and accounting 
machines, typewriters, road grading ma- 
chinery and equipment and all other tangible 
personal proitertj- where title or ownership 
is retained are taxable in the same manner 
as sales of tangible personal property where 
ownership or title passes to the purchaser. 

(b) Exem])tion is provided for sales of 
all equipment, furniture and furnishings 
sold to trustees of churches for use in cliureh 
and Sunday school buildings. 

(c) In the al)sence of fraud the Depart- 
ment of Revenue is limited to a statutory 
period for audit of three years wbere re- 
ports have been filed. Heretofore no 
statutory limit has been in the Sales Tax 
Law; however, the Department has followed 
the general practice of not more than three 
years for audit. 

A. J. Maxwell, 
Commissioner of Revenue. 
F. B. Drake, Chief, 
Sales and Use Tax Division. 
Raleigh, N. C, July 10, 1941. 



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Customer Relations as Applied to the Retail Drug 

Store* 

By Rease Inge, Southern Division. Sales Manager 
E. B. Squibb & Sons 



You have an opportunity to add a $3,000 
volume to your store during the coming 
year. According to a recent forecast, this 
is what the Federal rearmament program 
will mean to the average drug store in the 
United States. 

In addition to this, North Carolina will 
benefit by the location of army camps, by 
increased payrolls from industry and by 
an increased return from the sale of farm 
products. 

On top of all this, drug store business 
in the State of North Carolina shows an 
improvement over the same period last 
year. Naturally, this increase in business 
is going to stores where the strongest bid 
is made for it. 

Now — Favorable customer relations are 
going to do more to influence this extra 
volume of business than any other one 
thing you can do. 

As you know, in the past many new 
stores have succeeded because of their 
ability to move into a market and domi- 
nate that market on purely a cut-price 
basis. 

With Fair Trade in effect, business in 
the future will not be done on a price basis 
but on a favorable customer relations basis. 

No doubt many of you own or operate 
stores where already you are doing all the 
business that you can take care of and it 
might seem unwise to you to give any con- 
sideration to a plan by which to increase 
your volume. At the same time, let me 
remind you that you are building a founda- 
tion for future business, and if this founda- 
tion isn't built on a solid basis with your 
customers, you cannot expect to continue to 
hold your position of leadership. For ex- 
ample, certain stores make a close survey 
before they decide definitely on a location, 
and I am told an important factor in their 
decision is the type of competition that 
exists in that town. 

* Presented at the 1941 Convention of the 
N.C.P.A. 



Think of yourself as a customer. "Why 
do you return to a particular store to buy? 
Is it because of a certain employee 's 
friendly or courteous ma7iner, or because of 
the helpful information given, or is it be- 
cause of the quality merchandise sold? Most 
likely it is not because of any one of these 
points but because of a combination of the 
three. 

Do you pass more than one filling station 
after you definitely have made up your 
mind to buy gasoline? 

If you should ask your wife why she 
favors a particular department store she 
would probably give one of the above rea- 
sons or perhaps all of them. 

If these factors are so important to you 
and to me in determining the store we 
Avill spend our money in, aren't they just 
as important to your customers? Consider 
them one at a time. 

Personnel: 

Training of drug store personnel pays a 
greater return than any other single factor. 
During the day many customers drop into 
your store to buy a small item that could 
be purchased at any number of different 
places, but they prefer to do business with 
you because of your personnel. 

Those of you who are store owners bene- 
fit by the constructive training that has 
been given your employees, because of in- 
creased sales and improved customer rela- 
tions. 

Those of you who are employees benefit 
by being better trained and you are pre- 
pared to earn a better salary. There is 
one other point I wish to impress upon 
you. Regardless of the job you might like 
to hold, your present record is the most im- 
portant single factor in securing another 
position, or in gaining for yourself a bet- 
ter job in the store in which you now work. 

All of us know of some person who has 
progressed with his company as a result of 
outstanding work, I have in mind a man 



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who was recently made a personnel manager 
and assistant to the executive office of a 
fifteen-store chain because of an outstand- 
ing job he had done in his small store as 
manager. 

Let me give you an example of what 
trained personnel can mean to a store. I 
know of a good medium-sized town where 
two drug stores are located. They happen 
to be two doors apart. In one of these 
stores there is no Vitamin business, for the 
manager insists that Vitamins will not sell. 
As you know, the pessimist is rarely dis- 
appointed. The other store has one of the 
finest volumes on Vitamin products of 
which I have ever known. This man has 
his personnel trained in the sale of Vitamin 
products, and in training his personnel he 
has pointed out the importance of the em- 
ployee in having customers return to that 
store for Vitamin products. I do not mean 
to imply that you should spend your time 
counter prescribing. But you should have 
a complete knowledge of Vitamin products 
so that you may be able to discuss profes- 
sional products with the physician and over 
the counter items with the layman. 

If information is going to be given to 
customers, it must be given in a pleasant 
manner or it is better to say nothing about 
the merchandise that you sell. It costs 
money to bring people into your store, and 
your advertising dollar is worse than spent 
if the prospective customer is chased right 
out again by a "take it or leave it" atti- 
tude. 

Now I do not mean to imply that you 
should go to additional expense in order 
to render service to customers. I believe 
a customer can spend a nickel in a drug 
store and get more service than in any 
other place in the world. My honest opin- 
ion is that the customer gets too much 
service, such as having merchandise deliv- 
ered, charged, exchanged, et cetera. I do 
feel, however, that many times they are 
not rendered the service in the way of in- 
formation on products which would be 
helpful to them and would also increase 
your volume of business. 

You will be interested to know that re- 
cently a survey with customers was made 
in one of the larger cities. Of all the 



people interviewed 77 per cent said they 
were not given sufficient information from 
sales people in drug stores. There are 
many times when information you have on 
a i)roduct you sell seems elementary to you 
and you are likely to feel that a customer 
may feel that way too and would not be 
interested in knowing all the details. This, 
however, is not true, as is shown by the 
survey. 

Be sure your story is interesting enough 
to cause your customer to stop and listen, 
and also show him the courtesy of listening 
to what he has to say. 

Here is another example of unusual serv- 
ice. There is a store in one of the southern 
states that uses this plan to sell Vitamin 
products: When Mrs. Jones comes in for 
a bottle of Cod Liver Oil the druggist en- 
deavors to find out how many people there 
are in her family who are taking Cod Liver 
Oil, and as soon as Mrs. Jones leaves the 
store he fills out a card for her, showing 
the size, the date, the brand and the num- 
ber of people taking Cod Liver Oil. He 
marks on the card the date on which he is 
to call his customer for future orders. This 
card is filed away according to the date 
of the call. Three or four days before the 
customer should need more Cod Laver Oil 
the druggist calls the customer and asks if 
their supply of Cod Liver Oil should be re- 
plenished. 

I know of no service that will build cus- 
tomer good will for drug stores on a better 
foundation than to call customers and 
show them you are interested in them, par- 
ticularly where there are children in the 
family. Not only does it mean good busi- 
ness for the future but also increased vol- 
ume at present. 

Di.splay.s have tlieir value in rendering 
service to customers and building good will, 
it is only human nature that we like to 
visit stores where we know the displays are 
of a nature that will remind us of our 
daily needs. 

Recently I was riding on the train from 
Memphis to New Orleans. In the morning 
an elderly man came in the washroom and 
as he was shaving he turned to me and 
said, ' ' You know, it is a funny thing ; I 
always run out of Shaving Cream at the 



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most inopportune times." I said, "That is 
a funny thing, for I spend a good part of 
my life telling druggists that they should 
keep on display merchandise of the nature 
customers like to buy. ' ' 

How many times on Sunday afternoon 
has your wife asked you to drive down by 
dej^artment store windows? The window 
display department of this type of store 
is one of the most important departments 
in the store. Believe me, department stores 
do build a tremendous amount of good will 
with their windows. 

You, in your stores, have a greater va- 
riety of merchandise that can be put in 
windows to create more interest among cus- 
tomers. The seasonable merchandise you 
have to sell, your prescription room and 
detail information given on fast-moving 
items are all of interest to your customer. 

Let me tell you how a clothing store 
builds good will. While walking down the 
street with a friend who had no intention 
of buying a suit, he suggested that we go 
into a clothing store. He wears a size 41 
long, and if any of you gentlemen happen 
to wear that size you know it is very rarely 
carried by clothing stores. Relying upon 
this as an excuse for not buying a suit he 
asked for a size 41 long and much to his 
surprise was shown a wide assortment in 
his size. In the discussion that followed 
he asked the store owner why he carried 
that particular size and he was told that it 
was an odd size and everybody recognized 
it as such, but that in his community he 
had practically all the business available 
on that size and by carrying this odd size 
he was able to establish his store as the 
most complete clothing store in that city, 
although they do not carry the largest 
stock. Therefore, I think that is a fine ex- 
ample of building better customer relations 
by having a complete stock of merchandise. 

You will be interested to know that ac- 
cording to recent surveys one of the great- 
est problems with the retail drug store is 
' ' out of stock. ' ' Let us dwell on that for 
a moment and find out just what happens 
to a customer who comes into your store 
and asks for a particular size of a given 
item and is told ' ' it is not in stock. ' ' 

28 per cent take another size. 



12 per cent take another brand. 

33 per cent go elsewhere. 

27 per cent do not buy. 

Customer good will not only means the 
return of that particular customer, but it 
also means he will influence his friends to 
visit your store. I am convinced that this 
is the most important service any customer 
can render your store. 

Quality Merchandise : 

With an increased earning capacity 
comes an increase in the demand for better 
quality merchandise. During the past few 
years many peojjle have used products of 
an inferior nature not because they pre- 
ferred them, but because of financial diffi- 
culties which made it necessary for them 
to economize on drug store products. 

It is well for you, as sales people, to re- 
member that many times people will spend 
more money than you think they will. Just 
because you know a particular man or 
woman cannot afford a given item does not 
mean they are not going to buy it. You 
and I both know that money is rarely spent 
only for items that we can afford. For in- 
stance, occasionally you will sell a $10.00 
hair brush, if this quality of brush is shown 
whenever customers display an interest in 
hair brushes. You will, however, never sell 
even a $2.50 brush if you only show brushes 
of $1.00 or $1.50 quality. True enough, 
many people will want to pay only $1.00 
for a brush, but there are some $10.00 
brushes sold. 

Consider for a moment how you feel 
when you walk into a clothing store and 
ask for a suit of clothes. Do you have 
the same feeling for a business firm when 
the sales person immediately offers you a 
$19.00 suit as you would have if he had 
shown you a $40.00 or $50.00 suit"? 

Definitely, being shown the better quality 
merchandise, the sales person has compli- 
mented the customer. The only man who 
is going to be offended by the clothing 
store sales person offering him a $75.00 
suit is the man who happens to have on a 
suit that cost him $100. 

A most important thing about the mer- 
chandise you have to sell is that customers 
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More Pharmacists 

H. C. McAllister, Chapel Hill 

In recent months it has appeared that there is a shortage of employable licensed 
pharmacists. Every few' days the writer receives letters requesting "a good licensed 
man." The most frequent requests are for "recent graduates." This would indicate that 
our four-year graduates are in demand, a fact which is borne out by actual conditions. 
All of the graduates eligible for registration were placed before they became registered, 
many having a choice of eight to ten opportunities from which to choose and with salaries 
considerably above those available to one beginning in other fields. 

These men are launching on a career in a profession with a historical background of 
more than 4,000 years, yet it is just beginning to bud from many sides with new and 
exciting opportunities in research, hospital pharmacy, manufacturing, governmental work 
(Public Health Ser\dce, Veterans Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Bureau 
of Narcotics, Army, Navy, Alcohol Administration), industrial laboratories, wholesale 
houses, cosmetic industry, biological work and, most of all, a new and revitalized EETAIL 
PHAEMACY. 

The day of the druggist who advised young people not to study Pharnmcy is past and 
he is in a frame of mind to pass out of the picture himself if he only knew it. The 
times have proved that he was a false prophet. It is hoped that no one in Retail Phar- 
macy (or any other branch) today will be guilty of this error. On the other hand let 
us all be a self-appointed committee of one to interest some young person in studying Phar- 
macy. After all, the responsibility of replacing our own ranks is ours. In each community 
there is some outstanding high-school graduate who intends to go to college but seems 
to find all the desirable professions filled to overflowing. Perhaps he has not investigated 
Pharmacy due to the long hours a drug store stays open or for some other reason. We 
should find these men and explain to them the numerous opportunities available in Pliar- 
masy. Point out the advantages which offset the obvious disadvantages as seen from 
the public's side. 

There is a little more than six weeks until a new class begins. Between now and 
that time, make it a point to talk with at least one or more prospective students about 
Pharmacy. Further information can be secured from the oifice of the Dean of the 
School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, or any other school that may be desired. Do not miss 
this opportunity to help curtail what might develop into a serious shortage of employable 
pharmacists. 

Putnam Dyes Deserve Your Support 

Within recent years over three-fourths of the dye business has shifted to five-and- 
dime stores by reason of the fact that such stores featured the dime package. To protect 
their business, which is done almost exclusively through retail drug stores, Putnam Dyes 
(Monroe Chemical Co.) inaugurated a ten cent price plan to bring this business back to 
drug stores. Tlie plan deserves your support. 

The following information, as contained in a bulletin mailed to every member of the 
California Pharmaceutial Association, will be of interest to you: " Pntnam Dyes are 
not getting the break they deserve under the new 10 cent price plan. Many dealers ap- 
pear dissatisfied with the reduction in retail price when a calm analysis of the situation 
clearly shows that Putnam had no choice unless they were to see their jiroducts dis- 
appear from the market. In the face of the tremendous inroads by the five-and-dime 
stores a price of 13 cents did not produce any business. True there is another dye in 
your store that sells for 13 cents; 2 for 25 cents — but the volume is negligible due to 
the fact that this same company features their dye in a diitic j)a('kag(' in the syndicate 
stores and there is where the volume goes." 

"Putnam is not sold to the syndicate stores. It is a drug slore item ami at thi' new 
price of 10 cents, it siiould bring the volume l)ack to the drug store. Kverytliing is in 
its favor. You have a package marked 1") cents that contains 1 M.* times the quantity in the 
10 cent packages sold in syndicate stores and you sell it for 10 cents and you make a 
real profit. Of course it is necessary to buy the drop .shipment to do this, but the in- 
vestment is small and the wholesalers will exchange any colors between drop shi{)ments. 
You can increase your turnover and profit and give support to a firm that maintains a 
drug store policy. ' ' 

To insure balanced stocks at all times the company oifers to exchange, without red 
tape, return stickers, etc., any colors and to prepay .same to your store. Furthermore, 
if at any time a customer is dissatisfied with the results produced by Putnam Dyes, she 
may have the garment dyed by Putnam chemists without charge. Cooperate with those 
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Beporters 

N, B. Moury 
Greensboro 



J, E. Treadwell 
Raleigh 



C. H. Smith 
Charlotte 



The Traveling 
Officers 

N. B. Moury, President 

L. J. Loveland, Vice-President 

J. rioyd Goodrich, Sec'y-Treas. 

Mrs. Louis Jones, Ass't Sec'y-Treas. 

The present membership of the T.M.A. 
stands exactly where it did this time last 
year — 188 strong. Usually the largest 
membership is recorded when the Associa- 
tion meets in Charlotte, but Durham has 
been able to hold its own this year. Offi- 
cers of the organization are now preparing 
a list of the members for distribution to 
the drug stores of the State. Will your 
name appear on the list? If not, it is sug- 
gested you affiliate with the T.M.A. at once. 

Recently added to the sales staff of E. 
R. Squibb & Sons in the Wilmington area 
is Anderson Owen, formerly of Winston- 
Salem. 0. J. Phillips, formerly associated 
with his brother, M. B. Phillips, in the 
operation of Phillips Drug Store, Albemarle, 
has accepted employment with Squibb with 
Macon, Georgia, as headquarters. 

We proudly call j'our attention to an 
article, published in this issue of the Jour- 
nal, on Merchandising or Pharmacy or 
Both, written by Floyd Goodrich. Floyd, 
we've known for a long time, could write 
but it was only recently that we succeeded 
in getting him to put his words of wisdom 
on paper. How about emulating the good 
deed of your Secretary-Treasurer? You 
write 'em; we'll publish 'em. 

Inadvertently omitted from the list of 
exhibitors at the recent meeting of the 
Medical Society of North Carolina in Pine- 
hurst was Endo Products, Inc. Three rep- 
resentatives of the company were present 
for the meeting: H. H. Leonard, J. M. 
Wheless, Jr., and J. E. Ritch. 



Men's Auxiliary 

Board of Directors 
J. W. Bennick, Charlotte 
J. F. Neely, Raleigh 
D. L. Shreve, Greensboro 
C. H. Smith, Charlotte 
H. L. Hitchcock, Winston-Salem 

Have you read the well-deserved life- 
sketch of President Norman B. Moury in 
the July issue of the Southeastern Drug 
Journal? Wampole's ace salesman says he 
likes to "piddle." This may be true of his 
leisure hours, but certainly not while he is 
"on the job." We have yet to go into a 
drug store in Norman's territory without 
learning that he had just left or was ex- 
pected shortly. No matter how far off the 
beaten track a drug store may be, he'll get 
there. 



A little old man, illiterate but wise in 
business, had a small clothing store in which 
he was successful. When he saw the need 
of another clerk, he was at a loss to know 
how to mark the tags so that both he and 
the clerk would know the price. He finally 
decided to use dots for dollars, three dots 
for three dollars and so on. One suit had 
hung on the rack for several weeks when 
the old man returned to the store one day 
and the clerk told him he had sold it. 

"How much did you get?" asked the old 
man. 

"Nine dollars." 

"Nine dollars? How did you do that?" 

Well, sir, you had it marked that. I did 
the best I could." 

The old man remembered distinctly that 
the tag had said three, so he demanded 
that the clerk find the ticket and show him. 
He looked long and thoughtfully at the 
tag and then raised his eyes to heaven. 

"Thank Gott," he said, "for dot little 
fly." 



object: Cooperation with North Carolina Druggists and Promotion of 
Good Fellowship Among Salesmen Soliciting Drug Trade in North Carolina 



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LEGAL SECTION 

Frederick O. Bowman, LL.B., Editor, Chapel Hillj N. C. 



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List of Prescription Drugs 

In the July issue of the Journal, there 
was carried a list of basic drugs that may 
be sold only pursuant to prescriptions. 
Since the publication thereof a large num- 
ber of our members have asked that we 
prepare a list of the derivatives of all 
such drugs together with the proprietary 
preparations which contain, as active in- 
gredients, any quantity of the basic drugs 
mentioned. 

This list has been prepared and will be 
found below, and also copy of a Trade 
Correspondence of the Food and Drug 
Administration in order that you may know 
the reasons why these drugs were placed on 
the prescription list. Close study should 
be made of this correspondence since the 
accompanying list is no doubt incomplete 
in some particulars, as it is well nigh im- 
possible to name all of the locally dis- 
tributed preparations. 

Federal Security Agency — Food Drug 
Administration Information Con- 
cerning Drugs that should be sold 
only to or upon the Prescription of 
Physicians, Dentists, or Veterina- 
rians. 

The Administration has received nu- 
merous requests from drug manufacturers, 
retail and wholesale drug associations, and 
others, for a list of those drug products 
which it considers dangerous when sold 
otherwise than on the prescription of a 
])hysician, dentist, or veterinarian licensed 
Ijy law to administer drugs. 

In answer to such requests, the Admin- 
istration has pointed out that the Food, 
Drug, and Cosmetic Act places upon the 
manufacturer and the distributor the re- 
sponsibility for properly safeguarding the 
marketing of drugs which may be dangerous 
to the purchaser if distributed without 
restriction. Obviously, it is impossible to 



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list all drugs which may be dangerous since 
not only the compositions but also the 
directions for use and the conditions in 
wliich their use is recommended may have 
a very definite bearing on the question of 
safety or danger. As examples of drugs 
which are considered dangerous when distri- 
buted for use otherwise than on prescrip- 
tion, the following have been mentioned: 
Aconite, aminopyrine, barbiturates, ben- 
zedrine sulfate (for internal use), cantha- 
rides (for internal use), chrysarobin or goa 
power, chrysophanic acid, einchophen, 
neocinchophen, and other einchophen deri- 
vatives, colchicine, colchieum, emetine, 
phosphides, phosphorus, radium, sulfanil- 
amide, sulfapyridine sulfathiazole, tansy, 
tansy oil, thioeyanates, thyroid; the 
anthelmintic drugs: carbon tetrachloride, 
tetraehlorethylene, male fern (aspidium), 
santonin, wormseed oil (chenopodium oil), 
thymol. 

It is our opinion that preparations con- 
taining bromides should not be sold without 
proscrii)ti()n if the dosage provided involves 
the comsumption of more than 30 grains 
per day or more than 15 grains during any 
.■^-hour period. 

The same is true of acetanilid, in the 
case of medicines that provide a total daily 
intake of more than 5 grains or more than 
2^/2 grains during any 3-hour period. 

For bromide-acetanilid combinations, we 
have suggested that preparations for lay 
use should not provide more than a total 
daily dose of 1.5 grains of sodium bromide 
and 5 grains of acetanilid, or more than 
IVj grains of sodium l)romide and 2V2 
grains of acetanilid during any 3-hour 
period. Comparable amounts of other 
bromide preparations should, of course, be 
subjected to the same restrictions. 

There is ample scientific evidence to sup- 
port the view that preparations pro- 
viding a daily dose of more than 15 



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grains of acetophenetidin or more than 
15 grains of antipyrine are dangerous with- 
in the meaning of section 502 (j) when dis- 
tributed for indiscriminate lay use. In- 
vestigations which are currently in progress 
strongly suggest the probability that some- 
what smaller daily doses of these drugs 
may likewise be dangerous when consumed 
indiscriminately. After public notice, our 
regulatory program will, of course, include 
actions based on sales of acetophenetidin 
and antipyrine under circumstances pro- 
viding for a somewhat smaller daily dose 
if scientific opinion becomes available to 
establish the illegality of such sales. 

In our judgment, epinephrine in solution 
1% or stronger cannot safely be indis- 
criminately used, and the same is true of 
ipecac in daily dosage greater than 10 
grains, as well as of strychnine in a daily 
dose greater than 1-20 grain. 

We have also expressed the opinion that 
products containing therapeutically effec- 
tive proportions of digitalis, squill, stro- 
phanthus, or other pharmacologically related 
drugs may not be safe for indiscriminate 
distribution. 

It has been our experience that manu- 
facturers of such drugs as have been men- 
tioned have taken advantage of the regula- 
tion permitting omission of directions for 
use and substitution of the so-called "pre- 
scription legend." Where the legend "Cau- 
tion: To be used only by or on the 
prescription of a Physician (Dentist, or 
Veterinarian)" appears upon the package 
in lieu of directions for use, it is the obli- 
gation of the retailer to observe the in- 
junction that the article be dispensed only 
upon prescription. 

The fact that the Federal law is ap- 
plicable to the distribution by retailers of 
drugs which have been in interstate com- 
merce in no way restricts the enforcement 
of State and local acts relating to the sale 
or drugs or the practice of pharmacy. 



Amino — Neonal 
Aminophyllin and 

Phenobarbital 
Amidopyrine 
Am — Phen — Al 
Amytal and 

Combinations 
Analgesic Tablets 
Anapa 
Anedemin 
Anorectic 
Antrocol 
Aphrodin 
Arcanol 
Arlcaps 
Ascaridole 
Aspirocol Comp. 
Atophan and 

Combinations 



A 
Adremin 

Adrenalin — 1 :100 
Adrenal — Orchic 

Comp. 
Adreno — Thyroid 
Adreno — Testes 
Aid in 
A Ik am id 



Allonal 

Alupinal 

Alurate 

Alurate Injectable 

Am — Ce — Lax 

Amidophen 

Amidotal Comp. 

Amidoval 

Amifeine 



Barbenz 

Barb— Eth— Oil 
Barbisodine 
Barbital 
Barbital Sodium 

and Combinations 
Barbromid 
Barbtheo 
Belephedral 
Belladenal 
Bellergal 

Benzedrine Suli)h 
Beva Capsules 
Brocanal 
Bromiphen Elix. 
Brosed 
Butisol 



Cactin Comp. 
Cactus Comp. 
Cerebro — Orchic 

Comp. 
Calsed 

Cher — lomin 
Chloroxyl 
Cibalgine 
Cinchophen 
Codliver Oil 

Phosphorized 
Colchine Sal. 
Compral 
Cyclopal Sod. 
Cole's Endocrine 

Comp. No. 2 

Comp. No. 3 

Comp. No. 6 

Comp. No. 13 

Comp. No. 21 
Corpus Luteum Comp. 
Corpus — Ovarium 

Comp. No. 1 
Cortenal 
Crino — Sthenyl 
Colchicine Comp. 
Colchi— Sal 

D 
Dagenan 
Daldrin 
Delol Tablets 
Delvinal 
Delensin 
Dial 
Diasystol 



Dibromin 

Digibarosmin Comp. 

Digalen 

Digifoline 

DigifortLS 

Digiglusin • 

Digilanid 

Diginutis 

Digipoten 

Digitalis 

Digitaligen 

Digitalin 

Digitaline 

Digilutea 

Digicaps 

Digicalcine 

Digicardium 

Digiclara 

Digicatin 

Digitalone 

Digitan 

Digitol 

Digitos 

Digoxin 

Digitora 

Disulan 

Diurbital 

Dormpahen 

Dormelix 

Dovial 

Dyspne — Inhal 

E 

Effo — Barbibrom 

Eldoral 

Elix. — Bromopental 

Elix. Digitalin 

Comp. 
Elix. Thiamate 
Emetine HCl. 
Enter — Digalis 
Endothyrin 
Endipyrine 
Epharbital 
Ephedrine and 

Barbiturates 
Ephedial 
Ephcaben 
Ephenaria 
Ephetal 

Epinephrine HCl 1:100 
Epinine 
Epragen 

Euphorbia Comp. Syr. 
Eunarcon 
Evipal 



Farastan 
Fedra — Sang 
Felsol 
F'ranol 

G 

Gerantin 
Gitalin 
Glanditone 
Glandular Comps. 

with Thyroid 
Glucophilline and 

Nembutal 
Glovarian with 

Thyroid 
Glycana 



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Glypectus 
Glythoid 

H 

Hainiased 

Plematone 

Hormacrine 

Hormotone 

Hormotone 

Hvdragogin 



"T" 



locarpral 
lodithesin 

Lozenges 
lodolac 
lodobesin 
lodo — Scilline 
Ipral and Comb. 

K 
Kao — Lumin 
Klimakton 



Linctus Conip. 

Lipolysin 

Lumalgin 

Luminal 

Luminal Sod. 

Lumodrin 

Lupex 

M 
Magnephen 
Ma.so Caps. 
Manalkali 
Mathocrine 
Matrobarb 
Metrabarb 
Mebaral 
Medina! 
Menocrine 
Milosan 
Morphorm 
Moto Caps. No. 1 and 

N 
Narconumal 
Na.san 
Natibaine 
Natrigen 
Nembutal 
Neo-Cincbophen 
Neo-Magnephen 
Neonal and Comb. 
Neoprontosil 
Neo robin 
Nervinal 
Neurinase 
Neuronidia 
Neurosine 
Nevrotose 2 and 3 
Nitrital 

Nitrobar Comp. 
Nitrocon Comp 
Nordin 
Nostal 
Novaldin 



Novasurol 
Novolene 

Novoquinol Comp. 
Nurodol 

O 
Opillana 
Optalidon 
Orchic Comps. with 

Thyroid 
Organoid 1 and 2 
Ortal Sodium 
Ouabain 
Oxyl — Iodide 
Ovarian Comps. 

with Thyroid 
Ovonad 

P 

Panalgyn 

Panlittol 

Panarian 

Paroidin 

Pasanol 

Peacock's Bromides 

Pediaerin 

Pentabromides 

Pentacols 

Pentenal 

Pentobarbital Sod. 

Pentothal Sod. . 

Peralga 

Pernostoii 

Phanodorn 

Phedros 

Phenacetal Comp. 

Phenobarbine 

Phenobarbital and 

Combinations 
Pheno — Ovarian 
Phosphorus, Nux. 

and Damiana 
Phytoco 

Pillitt Diatraegus 
Pluriglandin 1 and 2 
Pluriglands 
Pluriglandular O. B. 
Plurinione 
Pontrul 
Promina! 
Prudine 
Protonudean 
Prontylin 
Propronal 
Protonuelein 
Pyramidon 

Q 

Quiniph Leprince 
Quinidonner 

R- 

Remogland 
Remolysin 
Rest id on 
Restophen 
Rcspirin 



Rodan — Calc. — 


Testikinon 


Diuretin 


Testonad 


Rhodapurin 


Tetrogen 


Roboline 


Thebetal 


Rossium 


Theobromine Comps. 


Rnitonal 


with Barbiturates 




Theobutin 


S 


Theocalbital 


Salcolchicine 


Theodigital Comp. 


Salithia 


Theominal 


Sandoptal 


Theonitral Comp. 


Scillaren 


Theophen 


Seconal 


Thycalate 


Sedabrome 


Thymex 


Sedatin 


Thyracoids 


Sedatole 


Thyractin 


Sedabral 


Thyrocalx 


Semvesco 


Thyroglobine 


Signodal Sod. 


Tliyroid Extract 


Silatrabarb 


Tliyroprotein 


Sod. Alurate 


Thyrotropil Factor 


Sod. Amytal 


Thyropit 


Sod. Sulfapyridine 


Thyroxin 


Sod. Bromide Comp. 


Thyroid — Ovarian 


Efferv. 


Oombinations 


Sodoxylin 


Thyovaco 


Solfoton 


Thyro — Strich. 


Solguatone 


Tolysin and 


Somnifene 


Combinations 


Stramid 


Tongoline 


Stramacalcine 


Triophin with 


Comp. 


Atropine 


Streptamid 


Triple Bromides 


Strocontine 




Strophanthin 


U 


Sulfanilamide and 


Urginin 


Combinations 


Uriodal Tablets 


Sulfapyridine 


U. S. T. 


Sulfonamide P 


LTteralgine Tablets 


Suxiphen 




Syndrome 


V 


Synodal 


Veronal 


Syr. Bromephedrine 


Viriglands 


Comp. 


Vita Glands 


Syr. Calcidrine 




Syr. Eudellana 


X 


Syr. Senodin 






Xnnioiihen 


T 


Y 


Taldan Tablets 


Taenicide 


Yohimaii 


T. C. S. 


Yi)heMiliiii Comp. 



"My man," said the Judge, "you have 
l)cen tried by jury and found guilty of 
murder. Therefore I must sentence you to 
be hanged by the neck until dead, and I 
set your sentence for June 2.5th. Do you 
have anything to say for yourself?" 

"Well Judge," drawled the negro, "one 
thing I would like to a.sk. Does you mean 
this liyar coiMing June?" 



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CLASSIFIED ADS 



As a service to N. C. P. A. members, 
we offer a FREE classified ad service. 
You may want to buy a store or sell 
some equipment; to advertise for a posi- 
tion or sell some excess stock. Mem- 
bers of the N. C. P. A. are invited to 
take advantage of this free service 
offered by the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy. Ads with blind addresses 
will be accepted. Maximum number of 
words permitted under this free service 
is twenty-five. Commercial classified 
ads will be carried at the rate of ten 
cents per word with a minimum of 
twenty words. Remittance must accom- 
pany your order. 



For Sale: Good drug store fixtures. Write 
Eoger A. McDuffie, McDuffie Eubanks 
Drug Company, Greensbore. 



I Want To Buy A Drug Store: Clean stock, 
well established, paying investment. State 
invoice, details, sales, expenses, net prof- 
its and lowest price. Address Letter 16, 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy, Chapel 
Hill. 



Wanted: Registered pharmacist for im- 
mediate work. State age, qualifications 
and salary expected in first letter. Write: 
Letter 17, Carolina Journal of Pharmacy, 
Chapel Hill. 



For Sale: LTsed drug store fixtures in good 
condition ; reasonably priced. For further 
information, write Q. T. Bilbro, Bilbro's 
Drug Store, West Asheville. 



Wanted: To buy small town drug store. 
Will pay cash. For further particulars 
write Letter 19, care of this publication. 



Wanted: Energetic pharmacist, age 30 to 
45, reliable in every way, to work night 
shift. Drug store located near army 
camp. Address Letter 18 care of Caro- 
lina Journal of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill. 



The census taker inquired of the brawny 
Irish housewife : 

"Might I ask what your name is?" 

"O'Neill, Rose O'NeiU." 

"And your husband's name?" 

"Naturally it's the same as me own, 

O'Neill." 
"But I mean his full name." 
"Well, when he's full he thinks it's Jack 

Dempsey, but when I lay me hands on 

him it's still O'Neill." 



I. P. SCRIBE, M.D.— J. L. Cobb, Ph.G. 




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Merchandising or Pharmacy or Both' 

By J. Floyd Goodrich, Sales Manager 
B.C. Remedy Company 



Present-day drug stores cannot be oper- 
ated in the same manner they were 20 years 
ago and make a profit. Some of you will 
say, oh, yes they can. It may be a fact 
that some are making money; however, the 
majority of the drug stores in North Caro- 
lina that are still operating in the old way 
just manage to struggle along and afford 
only a mere existence. 

What stores are selling merchandise and 
making money? The chain stores, you will 
say, and perhaps that is true. However, 
there are many independent stores making 
money. How? By doing a real job of 
merchandising while their competitors com- 
plain. We are all prone to make excuses 
when we fail. We can't ever get any^vhere 
by making excuses and offering alibies. We 
must face facts and facts alone. The man 
who is offering excuses is in the same posi- 
tion as a man who falls in the river and 
instead of fighting and swimming upstream 
just gives up and dro^\nis. That is exactly 
what some people are doing today, floating 
down instead of fighting. 

I was talking to a manager of a store 
last week and asked him if the Fair Trade 
Laws had affected his business. He an- 
swered by stating his business had increased 
substantially since the enactment of Fair 
Trade legislation. "Before Fair Trade we 
made our volume by price cutting; we now 
maintain this volume by utilization of 
modern merchandising ideas." 

Have you made more money since Fair 
Trade went into effect? Have you trained 
your store personnel to merchandise? You 
may say that you employ two or three 
people and cannot take time to train them. 
I will tell you this: One of the most profit- 
able uses you can put your time to is in 
training your clerks to do a real job of 
selling. 

At this point I want to quote from a 
talk made by Dan Rennick of Drug Topics 
and Drug Trade Netos before the National 

* Presented at the 1941 Convention of the 
N.C.P.A. 



Wholesale Druggists Association in Chi- 
cago: "Competition is not stifled and 
never will be, either by fair trade laws or 
anything else. To compete, however, drug- 
gists must work as hard as they ever did — 
not with cut price signs this time, not with 
below-cost sales, but with brains and knowl- 
edge, with modern methods and machinery 
and, above all, with the merchandise people 
want. Because druggists no longer can use 
predatory cut prices as lures to traffic — 
because they now must also compete with 
aggressive operators in other lines of trade 
to get back this business, druggists now 
want to use every device, every method, 
every merchandising procedure which these 
fellows have been using against them. I 
say this is the opportunity of the century 
because we all know that if every drug 
store in America were to do a high-pow- 
ered selling job every wholesaler, in turn, 
would sell more goods — and so would every 
manufacturer. ' ' 

You would be surprised at the Avay some 
clerks and drug store ov^^lers talk and act 
to customers. Recently I was in a store 
and a woman came in with a prescription 
for a glandular product. The druggist told 
her he had never heard of it. However, he 
called another druggist in town and asked 
him about it. The other druggist (I later 
found out) informed him over the telephone 
tliat he knew of such a preparation and 
that it was being prescribed rather exten- 
sively; that he should keep himself posted 
on the newer prescription specialties by 
reading the literature mailed him by phar- 
maceutical houses. Inasmuch as the drug- 
gist had told the woman he had never heard 
of the drug but later returned with the 
information that he could supply it, his; 
abilities as a pharmacist ^vere open to ques- 
tion in the mind of the patient. Do you 
think this customer will have confidence in 
the druggist and return with prcseriptiona 
in the future? My personal opinion is that 
she will not. 



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Another time, I was in a small chain 
store where a young man, formerly em- 
ployed in an independent store, was work- 
ing. I listened to this boy's sales talk to 
a customer and was surprised at his ability 
to talk and sell merchandise. His sales 
ability, I would say, was 100 per cent better 
in the chain store than it had been in the 
independent store. Why? The chain store 
manager had trained him to sell, whereas 
formerly he had been a drug store employee 
and nothing more. 

I was in another store in which the sales 
force was selling toothbrushes. I stayed 
close to a woman clerk and listened to her 
sales talk. During the 30 minutes I lis- 
tened to her she sold 10 toothbrushes to 
customers who had no idea of buying tooth- 
brushes when they entered the store. She 
did not ask the customer if they needed a 
toothbrush, but handled her sales talk in 
this way : ' ' We have a special on tooth- 
brushes, guaranteed to be a year's supply, 
for 43 cents. ' ' With the customer 's inter- 
est aroused, she continued, ' ' Here they are, 
two brushes for 43 cents; nice handles, good 
brushes and guaranteed for a year. ' ' The 
sales lady had a sales talk with an idea; 
not just, "How about a toothbrush." I 
asked the manager about the brushes and 
he told me he had trained only four sales 
people out of his entire staff to sell tooth- 
brushes and that these four clerks had sold 
800 toothbrushes that week. Does it pay to 
merchandise ? 

I visited another store on a busy after- 
noon. The druggist in charge of the pre- 
scription department was in the front of the 



store. A customer came in and asked for 
an item. The druggist, not being familiar 
with the location of the item, had to ask 
another employee where it was. After find- 
ing it he had to ask another clerk the price. 
All this did, not tend to create a favorable 
impression in the mind of the customer. 
Doubtless the customer felt the pharmacist 
did not know his business. The owner of 
this store waited on a negro and while wrap- 
ping up the package, said, ' ' Well John, 
there won 't be anything else, will there 1 ' ' 
If the negro had wanted anything else he 
would probably have said no because the 
owner had already put a no in his mouth. 

One drug store proprietor recently told 
me that he could not train his clerks to 
merchandise because he had not been trained 
himself. The answer to this problem has 
already been undertaken by several phar- 
maceutical associations in the form of 
' ' Merchandising Clinics, ' ' etc. The fact 
that a number of tliese clinics have al- 
ready been held in North Carolina shows 
the need for such training in this State. 

In a recent talk, Joe Donlan of the 
Trade Extension Division of American 
Weekly, showed how impulse buying ac- 
counts for 33% of the sales in chain drug 
stores and only 8% in independent stores. 
Does this suggest to you the results which 
may be obtained by having your employees 
trained in present-day merchandising? 

In conclusion, let me leave this question 
with you: Should the art of merchandising 
be taught in the pharmacy schools of our 
various states? 



Wanted: Have opening for a front 
man; single, not subject to draft 
with plenty experience. Good job 
for energetic man. Prefer one with 
ability of display and window work. 
$25 a week to start. Write L. E. 
Reaves, Jr., Reaves Drug Store, 
Fayetteville. 



A Negro about to be hanged was asked 
by the sherifp if he had anything to say. 
The condemned man thought a moment and 
then said : 

"Nossuh, boss, thankee, suh, 'cepting dis 
is sho' gwine to be a lesson to me." 



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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NOTES 



Frank Hoey, manager of the Cleveland 
Drug Company of Shelby, suffered a severe 
head injurj' recently when his car collided 
with a truck. Mr. Hoey, a nephew of former 
Governor Clyde R. Hoey, is one of Shelby's 
leading business men. 

Oscar Smith, recently elected mayor of 
Pilot Mountain, is taking a great interest 
in the affairs of the town and his work is 
indicative already of a progressive ad- 
ministration. Shortly after he took office, 
Mr. Smith assisted in promoting a trade 
event which drew an estimated crowd of 
5,000 people to the town. 

In addition to being active in business 
and as head of the town's government. 
Mayor Smith is senior warden of the Pilot 
Mountain Masonic Lodge, is a member of 
the board of directors of the Merchants' 
Association and former secretary and treas- 
urer of the Civitan Club. 

H. C. Lutz of Lutz Drug Store, Hickory, 
is one of the three incorporators of Quaker 
Meadows Mills, Inc., a yarn and twine mill 
to be located in Hildebran. 

Paul Bissette of Wilson recently had an 
interview with Lord Halifax in Washing- 
ton, D. C. Mr. Bissette, as President of 
the Wilson Chamber of Commerce, is 
trying to get Lord Halifax to attend the 
Tobacco Festival which will be held in Wil- 
son this fall. 

The AB Drug Company, with W. W. 
AUgood and Clement Byrd as owners, 
opened recently in Roxboro. The store, 
located in the corner of the Hotel Roxboro 
Building, has modern fixtures, a streamlined 
soda fountain, fluorescent lights and a rub- 
V)cr tile floor. 

C. B. White, manager and part owner of 
the Southside Drug Company, Henderson, 
for several years, recently purchased the 
entire store and is now sole owner. 

0. R. Black of the Central Drug Store, 
Bessemer City, was recently appointed 
mayor of his town, succeeding Carl G. 
Carpenter who had served as head of the 
town government for 14 years. 

M. C. Savage, who recently accepted 
managership of Taylors Drug Store, Roa- 



noke Rapids, purchased the business from 
the owners during mid-July and has changed 
the name of the store to Savage Drug 
Company. 

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr., of 
Greensboro expect to leave shortlj' for High- 
lands where they will spend a two-weeks 
vacation. 

For the past several weeks G. E. Brook- 
shire of West Asheville has been vacationing 
in Atlantic City and New York. At the 
same time his fellow townsmen, Q. T. 
Bilbro and Stacy Smith, were spending 
their vacations on the coast of this State. 

Druggists are cordially invited to attend 
the Annual Pre-Holiday Showing of Toilet- 
ries in Charlotte on August 4-5-6. The event 
is sponsored by the Southeastern Toilet 
Goods Association. 

Miss Carolyn Cox, popular young druggist 
of McDuffie-Eubanks Drug Co., Greensboro, 
has just returned to work after spending 
several weeks on a "dude" ranch in 
Wyoming. 

The interior of Eckerd's of Asheville, N. 
C, Inc., has been completely remodeled at 
a, cost of about $35,000. The improvements 
include an entirely new floor, a new foun- 
tain, an up-to-date prescription dei)artment 
with Schwartz sectional sj'stem, new booths, 
two rows of fluorescent lighting. The store 
is air conditioned and for fire protection 
has one of the latest, approved types of 
sprinkler sj'stems. 

Attorney F. 0. Bowman as Chairman of 
the Old North State Fund, recently toured 
the State in an ambulance plane Avith a 
iiuinlier of officials connected witli Old 
North State organization. Stops were made 
in Elizabeth City, Wilmington, Hickory, 
Asheville and other points. This inci- 
dentally, was a "first" for Mr. Bowman as 
he had never flown before. 

L. F. Parrish of Wilson has accepted a 
l)osition with the Thompson Pharmacy, 
Rocky Mount. 

The busy President of the National 
Wholesale Druggists' Association, Mr. P. 
A. Hayes of Greensboro, recently took time 
out for a short vacation to Wrightsville 



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Beach. While on the coast Mr. Hayes went 
to Manteo for a performance of the Lost 
Colony. 

The Spake Pharmacy of Morganton is 
moving into a remodeled building located 
on one of the busiest corners of the Mimosa 
City. New fixtures are being installed 
throughout. 

Immediately after the close of the first 
term of summer school Dean J. G. Beard 
and his wife left Chapel Hill for a short va- 
cation to Nags Head. 

The newly established Wilkerson-McFalls 
Drug Company of Greensboro was officially 
opened to the public on July 16. Sam 
McFalls and I. 0. Wilkerson are the owners 
of this modern, up-to-date drug store. 

R. E. Foster, Jr., of Leaksville, who 
recently passed the North Carolina Board 
of Pharmacy examinations, has accepted a 
position with Tainter's Drug Store of 
Marion. 

Of the 23 N. A. R. D. Standing and 
Special Committees for 1941, John Goode 
of AshevUle heads two of them, the Na- 
tional Fair Trade Committee and the Com- 
mittee on Consumer Price Trends. He is 
also a member of the President's Council. 

Dean Hudson and his "Morning Toastchee 
Time" orchestra, as guests of the Fitch 
Band Wagon on the afternoon of June 29, 
broadcasted from the Charlotte Auditorium 
over a national hookup. An estimated crowd 
of 5,000 druggists and friends of Lance, 
Inc., were on hand for the broadcast. 

Salley's Drug Store of Asheville was re- 
cently purchased by W. Moss Salley, his 
wife, and brother and has been incorporated 
under the name, Public Service Pharmacy. 
The store was remodeled several months ago. 

An extensive remodeling program has 
been completed by the Grove Park Phar- 
macy, Asheville. Three pharmacists are on 
duty in the store: G. W. Matthews, Edwin 
Nowell and W. L. Btxhmann. 

Standard Drug Company of Troy, owned 
by R. L. White, was entered on the night 
of July 11 and approximately $80 removed 
from the store's safe. The night visitor, 
believed to have been locked in the store, 
apparently didn't want to be bothered with 
silver as he left a bag containing $10 
taking only currency. 



Economy Drug Comi^any, Inc., of Hick- 
ory, J. V. Farrington, manager, has been 
remodeled with installation of fluorescent 
lights, a new fountain backbar and other 
improvements. 

J. T. Hough, formerly associated with the 
College Pharmacy of Davidson, recently 
purchased the Independence Drug Store of 
Charlotte from R. S. Rittenbury and has 
already assumed active managership of the 
business. 

R. S. Rittenbury of Charlotte, who was 
seriously injured in an auto accident 
several months ago, is recuperating very 
nicely we are glad to report. 

After a two weeks' period of investigation 
in western North Carolina, John Dixon, 
Federal Narcotic Agent, arrested 24 ad- 
dicts in and near Asheville for violation of 
the Harrison Narcotic Act. Four drug 
stores were cited to the District Attorney 
for failure to comply with the Act. The 
supply of narcotics has become so scarce 
in the Asheville section that addicts are 
reported to be paying $2.00 for a grain of 
morphine, when obtainable. 

D. A. Irvin, a recent graduate of the 
State University School of Pharmacy, has 
accepted a position as manager of Elk 
Pharmacy, Elkin. 

G. B. Kornegay of Mount Olive has ac- 
cepted a temporary position with Whelan 
Drug Store, Durham, while the manager, 
C. L. Clodfelter, is away on vacation. 

Hilliard Bobbitt of Clinic Drug Store, 
Glen Alpine, and a party of friends recently 
spent a week on the coast of South Caro- 
lina. We're wondering if Mr. Bobbitt had 
as much luck with salt water fishing as he 
does on Lake James, fresh water lake of 
Burke-McDowell counties. Several weeks 
ago he showed us a picture of eight large 
bass which he and a friend of his had 
caught in Lake James. 

Moss Salley, of Salley's Drug Store, Ashe- 
ville, sustained an accident to his left eye 
when his young son misdirected a fishing 
pole from the stream to the eye on July 
4th. After being kept in a dark room for 
ten days the eye responded to treatment 
and he is back on the job once more after 
a narrow escape. 



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J. W. "Ham" Harrison, who was program 
director at the Convention of Amateur 
Eadio ©Iterators of the two Virginias and 
tlie two Carolinas which met in Asheville 
July 5 and 6, reports a successful convention 
despite the eurtaihiient of attendance due 
to tlie incessant rains during July. Frank 
Kellers of Kellers' Drug Store, Clinton, S. 
C, who operates amateur radio station 
■\V4E00 and Frank Anderson of Richmond, 
Ya., who operates station W3GWQ were in 
Asheville attending the Convention. Phar- 
macists as a rule have little leisure time 
but Frank Anderson, in addition to his 
duties in a pharmacy finds time to direct 
the communicating activities for the radio 
amateurs of Virginia, he being Section 
Communications Manager for Virginia for 
the American Radio Relay League, thus 
proving the adage that "the busiest men 
have the most time in which to accomplish 
deeds." 

Maurice Cable, of Kenilworth Drug Store, 
is transforming a wilderness hillside behind 
his home on White Fawn Drive into a rock 
and fauna studded paradise. Maurice plans 
to cultivate the many varieties of plants 
indigenous to western North Carolina. 
Maurice says that two or three years will 
be required to show appreciable results. 

Lewis M. Lamm 

Lewis M. Lamm, popular druggist of 
Mount Airy, recently received widespread 
recognition of his abilities, not only as a 
pharmacist but as a golfer as well, through 
the medium of the Winston-Salem Sentinel. 
The Forsyth publication, under the heading 
"Personalities of the Northwest," had this 
to say about Mr. Lamm : "One of the most 
enthusiastic golfers in Mount Airy is Lewis 
M. Lamm, well-known druggist, who has 
won more than his share of golfing honors 
during the past 1.5 years. A charter mem- 
ber of the Mount Airy Country Club, he has 
won an impressive array of trophies and 
titles. Three times he has won the Mount 
Airy Country Club championship, the last 
in 1939. He won the "President's Cup" 
title of the club one year and has served as 
president of the club several times. He has 
three times been individual champion of the 
Southwest Virginia Golf Association. 



However, golf is not the only sporting 
interest of this Granite City druggist, for 
he likes a good baseball game and the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina football squad 
has no more loyal fan. Lamm, who was 
born at Lucama in Eastern North Carolina 
on December 4, 1900, received his early 
education at Lucama High School, later 
studj'ing pharmacy at the University of 
North Carolina for two years between 1920 
and 1923. He worked one year in Mount 
Airj- between his two years at Carolina, 
where he received his pharmacy degree in 
1923. He passed the state board that year 
and then returned to Mount Airy, one year 
later becoming a partner in the Turnmyre 
and Lamm Drug Company. He took over 
the store in his own name late in 1932 and 
lias operated it as Lamm Drug Company for 
the past nine years. 

He was married in 1927 to Miss Gertrude 
DeLay, of Rome, Ga., and they have two 
sons, 11-year-old Jimmie and 3-year-old 
Billy. He is a member of the Granite Ma- 
sonic Lodge. He has served one two-year 
term as a member of the board of com- 
missioners. 

Correct Label 

At the recent American Medical Asso- 
ciation meeting Dr. Merrill Moore of Boston 
recommended that alcoholic beverages be 
put under the control of the Federal Drug 
Commission and suggested the following as 
a correct label to be applied to the liquor 
bottle: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE— Use 
moderately and not on successive days. Eat 
well while drinking and, if necessary, com- 
]ilement food by vitamin tablets while drink- 
ing. WARNING: May be habit forming; 
not for use by children. If this beverage is 
indulged in immoderately it may cause in- 
to.xication (drunkenness), later neuralgia 
and paralysis, and serious mental derange- 
ment, such as delirium tremens and other 
curable and incurable mental diseases, as 
well as kidney and liver damage. ' ' — N. W. 
Druggist. 



"Business is never so healthy as when, 
like a chicken, it must do a certain amount 
of scratching for what it gets." 

— Henry Ford. 



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Goats Milk 

In a recent communication to the Editor 
of this publication, P. J. Suttlemyre of 
Hickory had this to say about the ef- 
fectiveness of goats milk: "I have been 
selling some goats milk and a good friend 
of mine asked me if it was good for stomach 
trouble. I told him that it is said goats 
milk vs^ill heal ulcers of the stomach, 
especially when thei goat has been on a tin 
can diet and is saturated with soldering 
fluid. It is my belief, however, that the 
goat should have a newspaper diet along 
with sardine cans to supi^ly a full alphabet 
of vitamins from A to Z." 

Certified Quality Drug Stores 

Fifteen independent drug stores in Ashe- 
ville and nearby towais have mutually 
agreed to co-operate in the advertising and 
merchandising of drug products of proven 
quality. The group, to be known as CER- 
TIFIED QUALITY DRUG STORES, has 
already contracted for one-half page of 
advertising to appear weekly in an Ashe- 
ville paper. Only Fair Trade merchandise 
will be featured. 

The fifteen store members recently elected 
Moss Salley, B. L. Pinner and G. W. Mat- 
thews as an advertising committee to select 
the merchandise to be featured each week. 
H. E. Phillips, acting as secretary of the 
group, has prepared some special display 
material to be used by each individual 
store member. 

Marriages 

Miss Effie Virginia Thurman, of Rocky 
Mount, and Richard Speight Bunn, of Bat- 
tleboro were married in a private ceremony 
solemnized at the Church of the Good 
Shepherd, Rocky Mount, on Saturday after- 
noon, June 28. Immediately following the 
ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Bunn left for a 
bridal trip to western North Carolina, 
after which they will be at home at 717 
Maury Place, Norfolk. 

Mrs. Bunn is the daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. John W. Thurman of Rocky Mount. 
She made her debut in Raleigh and in 1939 
reigned over the Fifth Annual Gallopade 
as Queen Caroline. 



Mr. Bunn is a graduate of the State Uni- 
versity School of Pharmacy and has been 
associated with The Upjohn Company since 
the first of the year. Prior to that Mr. 
Bunn operated Bunn-Matthews Drug Com- 
pany in Rocky Mount. 

Miss Margaret Eleanor Johnson became 
the bride of Donald Alton Plemmons in a 
ceremony Sunday afternoon, June 29, at 
St. Mark's Lutheran church in Asheville. 
Upon their return from a wedding trip 
the couple will reside in the Grayson Apart- 
ments, Asheville. 

Mrs. Plemmons, the daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Roy J. Johnson of Asheville, is a 
graduate of Furman University. She is a 
member of Pi Gamma Mu honorary fra- 
ternity and is active in musical circles in 
Asheville and Black Mountain. She is a 
member of the faculty of Black Mountain 
high school. 

Mr. Plemmons, a graduate of Mars Hill 
college and the State University School of 
Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, is associated with 
Piner's Drug Store, Asheville, as pharma- 
cist. 

Miss Virginia Dare Gates of Raleigh and 
Gaither Frederick Johnson, Jr., of Win- 
ston-Salem were married in tlie Capital 
City on July 11. The young people will 
make their home in Chapel Hill after Sep- 
tember 1. 

Mrs. Johnson, the daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Charles G. Gates of Raleigh, is a re- 
cent graduate of the University of North 
Carolina. The groom, better knovm as the 
leader of Freddie Johnson's orchestra, 
graduated from the State University School 
of Pharmacy last year and successfully 
passed the Board of Pharmacy examina- 
tions in early June of this year, maJiing the 
highest mark on the Practical Examination 
of any of the candidates. At the present 
time his band is playing a number of en- 
gagements at various resorts on the Vir- 
ginia Beach. 

Deaths 

C. L. Cannon, former Ayden druggist, 
died in Rocky Mount on June 27 of a heart 
attack. For many years Mr. Gannon had 
been associated with M. M. Sauls of Ayden 



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in the drug business, leaving only recently 
to accept employment in Eocky Mount. 

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ida Cheek 
Cannon ; four sons ; a brother, J. D. Can- 
non of Ayden ; and two sisters. 

Frederick Macon Seagle, age 54, died in 
Charlotte on July 4. Mr. Seagle, the son 
of the late Nathaniel Macon and Louisa 
Rinehardt Seagle, was educated in the 
schools of Hickory and the University of 
North Carolina. He graduated from the 
State University School of Pharmacy in 
1905 and passed the N. C. Board of Phar- 
macy in the same year. 

He was formerly connected with !Menzie's 
Drug Company, Hickory; Adams Drug 
Company, Gastonia, and Paramount Drug 
Company, Ashe\'ille. For a short time he 
was connected with a drug establishment 
in Dallas, Texas, following which he re- 
turned to this State in 1920 to accept a 
position with Burwell and Dunn Company, 
Charlotte. For the past 21 years, Mr. 
Seagle had been continuously in the employ 
of Burwell & Dunn. 

He is survived by his wife, the former 
Miss Lillian Stalings of Danville, Virginia. 

Price Cutting and Gross Profit 

Most retailers detest price cutting on 
principle but feel compelled to do so to 
meet competition. Here is what they fre- 
quently overlook. Based upon a twenty-five 
per cent gross profit on selling price, a two 
per cent cut requires an 8.7 per cent in- 
crease in sales to make the same gross 
profit ! 

A 3% cut requires a 13.6% increase in 
sales. 

A 5% cut requires a 25% increase in 
sales. 

A 714% cut requires a 40.9% increase in 
sales. 

A 15% cut refpiires a 150% increase in 
sales. 

A 20% cut requires a 400% increase in 
sales. 

In other words, if you think you can do 
four times the business by cutting prices 
20% go ahead and do it, but if sales don't 



skyrocket you will bo left holding the bag, 
losing money instead of making it. A 
glance at these figures should discourage 
price cutting, when the actual increase in 
sales required to maintain the desired gross 
profit is noted. The Pennsylvania Phar- 
macist. 



CUSTOMER RELATIONS AS APPLIED 
TO THE RETAIL DRUG STORE 

(Continued from Page 14S) 

invariably feel that an attempt to substi- 
tute has been made if you show them an 
unknown product or a lower-price product 
when they requested a nationally advertised 
product. 

Obviously, it is impossible for a retail 
drug store to carry every item of every 
manufacture. However, if Zinc Oxide 
Ointment is wanted and a particular brand 
is specified which you happen not to have 
in stock at the time and a well-known 
brand is shown, there is not the same feel- 
ing on the part of the customer that an 
attempt has been made to substitute. They 
know you cannot carry everything of every 
manufacturer's make. However, they do 
expect you, as a pharmacist and as a man 
trained in buying qu-ality merchandise, to 
be in position to select merchandise that 
will meet the highest standards. They have 
a right to expect this of your store. When 
your customers take that position your 
store will continue to be the leader in your 
community. 

Your business is a most important one. 
Tlie liealth of your community depends 
upon it. You have every right to be ]iroud 
of your profession. 

In my oi)inion the drug stores in North 
Carolina are far above the average and 
rank very high in the drug world of today. 
If you want to hold your customers' good 
will I rain j/our personnel, render intelligent 
srrvirr, and stock the best quality merchan- 
dise obtainable. Not only will such a plan 
assure you of doing more business immedi- 
ately, but it will be your assurance of con- 
tinuing to be the leading drug store in your 
community. 



XI 



ADVERTISEMENTS 



A public office holder died and at his 
funeral an office seeker approached the Gov- 
ernor of the state and asked if he could 
have the dead man's place. 

"I have no objection," said the Governor, 
"if the undertaker is willing." 



"Did you get that man's number?" a 
traffic officer asked another policeman. 

"No, he was going too fast." 

"Say, that was a fine looking gal in the 
car." 

"Wasn't she!" 



A life insurance agent approached Mose 
Taylor, a very much married negro. 

"Better let me write you a policy, Mose," 
he suggested. 

"No, suh," said Mose emphatically. 
"Ah ain't none too safe at home as it is." 



"I want to be procrastinated at the nex' 
corner," the colored woman said to the 
street ear conductor. 



"You want to be what?" he asked. 

"Now, don't you-all lose your tempah. I 
had to look in the dictionary mahself befo' 
I found out procrastinate means to put off. 
Yessuh, you can procrastinate me at Liberty 
Street." 



Then there was the traveler who asked 
a native of a remote region in the Ozarks 
if he didn't have trouble getting the neces- 
sities of life in that inaccessible spot. 

"Yes, we do," said the mountaineer," and 
half the time we do get it, it ain't fit 
to drink." 



A ragged tramp entered a Bowery saloon 
which was infested with flies. If he could 
have a drink, he said, he would kill every 
fly in the place. The bartender gladly ac- 
cepted his proposition and gave him a 
drink. The bum went to the door, opened 
it, took off his coat, rolled up his sleeves 
and said, "All right. Boss, I'm ready. 
Send 'em out one by one." 



It Pays You in Dollars 

MR. DRUGGIST, it will pay you in dollars to keep ade- 
quate stock of Capudine. Our intensive newspaper advertising 
in North Carolina, with regular insertions every week, reaches 
over one million people. THAT'S BOUND TO BRING CUS- 
TOMERS TO YOUR STORE. 

So stock up now . . . buy the $8.00 deal and get the extra 
5% bonus. With this DEAL every sale means EXTRA 
PROFIT, both by the package and at the fountain. 



Give Capudine a prominent display on your counter, 
a sure repeater and a generous profit maker. 

Write for dose measure glass, counter cards and dummy cartons. 



It's 



CAPUDINE CHEMICAL COMPANY 

RALEIGH, N. C. 



Please Mention The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy When Writing Adertisers 



tKije Carolina f ournal of Ptarmacp 

PUBLISHED MONTHLY BT THE 

North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association- 

at chapel hill, n. c. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 

Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post office at Ohapel Hill, North Carolina 

under the Act of March 3, 1879 



Annual Subscription, $1.00 



Vol. XXII 



SEPTEMBER, 1941 



Single Numbers, 15 Cents 



No. 9 



Sales Tax Exemptions 

A preliminary check by Association offi- 
cials reveals that only a small percentage 
of pharmacists took advantage of the addi- 
tional exemptions allowed under the 
Amended Sales Tax Act effective July 1, 
1941. If you have not already done so, 
read tlie article Changes in Sales Tax Law 
as published in the July issue of the Caro- 
lina Journal of Pharmacy, pages 144-145. 
If you have misplaced your copy, you may 
obtain another one without cost by writing 
W. J. Smith, Drawer 151, Chapel Hill. 

Ice Cream, when sold for home consump- 
tion, is exempt from the tax as are baby 
foods, dried milk products, flavoring ex- 
tracts, etc. In reporting taxable sales, any 
type of accounting will be permitted which 
will reveal a true and accurate record of 
sales. In all instances a gross sales record 
will be required. 

Your daily exemption from the amended 
Act may not be impressive, nor may you 
consider it worth your time and trouble to 
keep the necessary record, but over a period 
of twelve months the saving will fully jus- 
tify your efforts. 

New Requirements for Commissions 
in the Army 

According to information received from 
Congressman Carl T. Durham, member of 
the House Military Affairs Committee, 
pharmacists applying for commissions in 
the Army must under the new requirements, 
serve six months in the Army, attend Officers 



Candidate School in Carlisly, Pa., for three 
months and then agree to serve a year after 
commissioning. 

The following comments concerning the 
changed requirements for commissions ap- 
peared, in part, in a recent issue of the 
Journal of the A. Ph. A., Practical Phar- 
macy Edition : ' ' With the rare exception of 
the individual who has been graduated by 
West Point, Annapolis or one of the other 
schools mentioned (C. M. T. C. Camps, R. 
O. T. C, Air Corps Training Center, etc.) 
in addition to having been graduated from 
an accredited college of pharmacy, pharma- 
cists applying for commissions will have to 
attend an Officer Candidate School for three 
months to qualify. Before being admitted 
to an Officer Candidate Schol the pharma- 
cist must have completed six months of 
military service and he must agree in writ- 
ing to accept twelve months' extended active 
duty if commissioned. Hence, a pharma- 
cist-selectee who applies for a commission 
will be in service for a minimum of twenty- 
one months, and the chances are that his 
service will be somewhat longer tlinn that 
period. ' ' 

' ' Under former regulations, pharmacists 
wlio have been granted a degree of Bachelor 
of Science in Pharmacy from a school ap- 
proved by tlie American Council on Phar- 
maceutical Education and who had at least 
one year's experience in the practice of 
tlieir profession were considered eligible for 
enrollment in the Army Extension Course 
for examination for appointment as Second 
Lieutenant in the Medical Administrative 
Corps Reserve. ' ' 



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Cancer Cure 

(Exact reproduction, with name and address omitted, of a letter recently received 
by one of the State Departments in Baleigh). 

Dear Sir : 

You will find in the accompanying pkge. to this letter, a, medicine which is a sure cure 
for cancer, being sent for test, and trial to prove its self. I am the manufactor of 
the same, and have known this secret over fifty years; but its use has only been in a 
private form, and does not reach all who need it. This medicine is also fine! for sores, 
and especially old sores. Scrofulas and such, sores that appear on the surface of the 
body which are relative to Cancers. 

This medicine contains no poison whatever; and is not dangerous to handle; can even 
be tasted Avith safety, and is clean ! 

For eating cancer treatment. Plaster the medicine over the mouth of the cancer well; 
then cover that with a thin scrap of clean white old cloth, cut just a little larger' than 
the mouth of the sore, pressed down so it will stick well; then bind up and let remain 
(24) hours; then remove clean off the sore and dress again the same way. This medicine 
kills the Cancer, and draws it out, I mean, it draws out the roots ; and the roots are 
small like Spider-webs; so in removing the plaster carefully lift it from one side, 
peeping under it with care to see if straws like Spider-webs extend from the mouth of 
the Cancer to the plaster. And as long as the straws lasts, continue the plasters ; but 
when all straws like webs disappear, then clean off the sore, dress it without the medicine 
to heal up. And when you are convinced with this medicine recommendation, then tell 
me how that I may be permitted to reach the Public with it. 
I am thanking you in advance for your reply, hopeing to hear from you soon. 

xxxxxxxx 



Pharmaceutical Concern to Be 
Established in Greensboro 

L. P. Mayrand, pharmacist of Kahway, 
New Jersey, plans to establish a pharmaceu- 
tical manufacturing plant in Greensboro 
shortly after September 1. According to 
information released by R. Bruce Etheridge, 
Director of the Department of Conservation 
and Development, the new firm will manu- 
facture a general line of pharmaceutical 
preparations including ampuls, solutions, 
tablets, tinctures, etc. Analytical, medic- 
inal, photographic and technical chemicals 
will also be handled. 

' ' The new plant will have complete lab- 
oratory and manufacturing facilities. The 
products manufactured and handled will be 
controlled and tested on the premises and 
research will be carried out in connection 
with the development of specialties. ' ' 

Pharmacist Mayrand has been in the 
Analytical Laboratory Division of Merck 
and Company, Inc., in various executive 
positions, since August 1926 with the ex- 
ception of eighteen months during which he 
took a post gi'aduate course. He holds a 
Master of Science in Pharmacy degree from 
the University of Minnesota, 1929, and a 



Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree 
from the University of Saskatchewan, 1926. 
Prior to his work in the United States, 
Mr. Mayrand was associated with Liggett 
Drug Stores in Western Canada. 

Dr. Herman D. Jones Appointed 

Director of Research, The S. E. 

Massengill Company 

Dr. Herman D. Jones, formerly asso- 
ciate professor of organic and bio-chemis- 
try at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 
Auburn, Alabama, has recently joined The 
S. E. Massengill Company, Bristol, Ten- 
nessee, as Director of Research. 

Graduated at Auburn in 1924, Dr. Jones 
immediately joined the college's chemistry 
department. Prom 1928 to 1930 he was 
Research Chemist for a nationally known 
company in New Mexico. In 1934 he did 
special biological Avork at Cold Springs 
Harbor, New York, and in 1939 was 
awarded his Ph.D. in bio-chemistry at 
Vanderbilt University. 

Additional Research Laboratories are 
now being completed under the direction of 
Dr. Jones, who will have complete control 
of the company 's Research work. 



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165 



We're Not Too Busy 

By Maubice LeEoy Cable 
Kenilworth Drug Store, Asheville 



The professional pharmacy need not be 
classified as an individualist in the field of 
retail drugdoni. On the contrary, every 
retail drug store can and should be a pro- 
fessional pharmacy in every respect, from 
the suburban drug store serving a neigh- 
borhood to the highly departmentalized up- 
town store. 

To gain this recognition with the medical 
profession we must not only leave an im- 
pression that we are practicing professional 
pharmacy, but also in-oduce constant, con- 
clusive evidence of such practice. 

The pharmacist, in his daily contact with 
the physician, can do an equal or better 
job detailing his prescription department 
and his ability to serve the physician than 
the commercial detail salesman who offers 
only the products of his house. The phar- 
macist can start where he leaves off. 

For very obvious reasons, the physician 
takes more interest in a pharmacy that does 
its own manufacturing of medicinal prep- 
arations as equipment will allow. The phy- 
sician does not hesitate to send an office 
order or a difficult prescription to such a 
pharmacy. The evidence he has seen and 
the assurance he has received from the 
pharmacist who detailed him has won his 
confidence and conviction that any and all 
orders will be treated ethically and no small 
technical procedure will be omitted. 

Tlie preparation of such official formulae 
as Compound Iodine Solution, Compound 
Mixture of Opium and Glycyrrhiza, Anti- 
septic Solution Alkaline, Mi.xture Rhubarb 
and Soda, Calamine Lotion and many other 
official and non-official jjrcparations can be 
made in the prescription room, incidentally, 
at 20% to 50% more profit than the price 
asked for by wholesalers and manufacturers. 

Most of us use the "too busy" slogan 
when asked why these and many other prep- 
arations are not made in the prescription 
room. The wholesale druggist and manu- 
facturer find the compounding fee lucra- 



tive enough to warrant time in manufactur- 
ing and supplying these formulae. Since 
the primary object of drug store operation 
is profit and salaries are paying for time 
and ability, this profit need not be spent in 
compounding fees for someone else. 

The physician friends of your pharmacy 
do not overlook this pharmaceutical service. 
They become conscious of the fact that 
you are practicing pharmacy in a strict 
sense, instead of considering your prescrip- 
tion room a "necessary evil" of secondary 
importance in the operation of a profitable 
store. 

There is nothing new said herein, just a 
reminder that, with organized time, we can 
do away with the ' ' too busy ' ' line and pro- 
mote a closer affinity between physician and 
pharmacist, granting that we have the time 
and want the profit. 




Maurice LeRoy Cable 



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The Guion Brothers: Clyde, Clayton and Howell 

The Journal takes pride in the accomplishments of the three brothers pictured 
beloAv: All three attended the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and are 
registered pharmacists; they own independent drug stores, are members of the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association and, by reason of their outstanding ability and 
character, have contributed to the advancement of the profession. 




CLYDE DOYLE GUION, the oldest of the three brothers, was born 
in Unionville, N. C, on May 23, 1891. He attended Unionville High 
School and the U. N. C. School of Pharmacy following which he was 
licensed as a pharmacist in 1916. Mr. Guion's practical training 
was gained under the late J. C. Wolfe who operated the Wolfe 
Drug Company of Waxhaw for many years. On February 2, 1917, 
he established the Guion Drug Company of Cornelius and has oper- 
ated the business continuously since that time. He is a Mason, a 
member of the Methodist church, likes to hunt, and has a son, 
Rodney Lynn, age one year. Photo by Franklin Studios, Charlotte. 




CLAYTON LLOYD GUION, second oldest of the three brothers, 
was born in Unionville on August 21, 1897. After graduating from 
the local high school and working for his brother in the Cornelius 
store, he attended the Pharmacy School at Chapel Hill. After pass- 
ing the Board of Pharmacy in 1921 he was associated with the 
George C. Goodman Co. of Mooresville for a time. For the past 
several years he has managed the Bryan DTug Companj-, Inc., of 
Aberdeen, one of the most successful drug stores in Moore County. 
He is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge, likes to fish, and has two 
step children; Martha Lou, age 13, and Everett Lewis, age 10. 




Club and 

Prominent 

Methodist 



HOWELL NEWTON GUION, the youngest of the three brothers, 
was born in Unionville on March 25, 1900. Like his brothers, Mr. 
Guion attended LTnionville High School and the State University 
School of Pharmacy, graduating with the class of 1921. Before 
going to Chapel Hill he worked in his brother's store at Cornelius 
and the Horsley Drug Company of Bessemer City. After receiving 
his pharmacist's license he was connected with the Independence 
Drug Company of Charlotte for two years before establishing his 
own business, the Guion Drug Store, in Marshville, which he oper- 
ates at the present time. He is a member of the American Legion, 
the LT^nion County Welfare Board, Vice-President of N. C. Beagle 

the Masonic Lodge. His hobbies are fishing and raising pure bred beagles, 
in church work, he served as Sunday School Superintendent of the Marshville 

Church from 1928 to 1939. 



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We Lost Three Students ! 

By H. C. CiiRiSTENSEX, Secretary 
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy 



The N. A. B. P. Annual Census of 
Pharmacy tal)ulatiou just completed shows 
8,759 students registered in 68 colleges of 
pharmacy in June 1941, as against 8,762 
students so registered at the same time last 
year — a total loss of three students. For 
the past three years, there has been a gain 
in enrollment each year over the one previ- 
ous and it is encouraging to note that there 
has been no considerable drop during the 
present emergency. Universities in the in- 
sular possessions are not included in these 
figures. 

The number of seniors graduating in 1941 
was 1,624, as compared with 1,533 last year, 
an increase -which was predicted in view of 
the higher 1937 freshman enrollment. The 
dropout percentage on the basis of the 1937 
freshman count of 2,482, and a graduating 
class of 1,624 this year, was only 33%. This 
is considerably less than heretofore — last 
year the drop-out percentage was estimated 
at 46%. 

The neAv student count, which includes not 
only the freshman but also the new students 
of advanced standing that have enrolled, 
was 2,970 this year as against 3,099 last 
year, a drop of 129. The year previous 
(1939; showed a new student count of 2,920. 

Board Statistics 

The returns from all the states with the 
exception of California show 2,254 pharma- 
cists registered by examination this year 
as against 2,292 for 46 states (incom- 
plete) last year. In a few instances, this 
return covers the Board's fiscal year in- 
stead of the calendar year 1940. As the ex- 
amination registration in California usually 
runs quite high, it is probably safe to pre- 
dict that the replacement figure of 2V^% or 
2,500 new pharmacists has again been met. 

The total number of R. Ph. candidates 
taking the Board examination in these 47 



states and the District of Columbia during 
1940 was 3,450. Those receiving licenses 
totaled 2,254 making the passing percentage 
for the country as a whole of 68% as 
against 62% last year. It should be pointed 
out that this average has been dragged 
down considerably by non-graduates still 
taking examination under exemptions, etc. 
It is in no sense an index of the number of 
four-year graduates jiassing the Board. 

Thirteen states still reported assistant ex- 
aminations and had registered 445 new as- 
sistants, as against 355 last year for eleven 
states (incomplete). The total outstanding 
assistant licenses for the country as a 
whole were reported at 4,621, as against 
4,512 last year. 

These same 47 states and the District of 
Columbia reported 52,937 drug stores, and 
if we make an allowance of 3,374 stores for 
California (U. S. Census of Business) the 
total will be 56,311 for the country as a 
whole. The U. S. Census of Business figure 
for 1939 was 57,903 but that includes patent 
medicine outlets and does not list licensed 
Board outlets such as hospitals, dispen- 
saries, department stores, etc. This accounts 
for the variation in the different counts, 
which depend, of course, on the definition of 
a drug store. 

These same 47 states and the District of 
Columbia report 101,324 registered pharma- 
cists on the roster and in active practice 
within the state. Estimating 6,000 pharm- 
acists for California, the national total 
would be brought to approximately 107,000. 
The ]930 U. S. Census showed 104,000 and 
.'iltliough the 1940 census figure is not yet 
available, the census officials report that so 
far the figure is quite close to that of 1930. 
With 56,311 drug stores, this means that we 
can still count on 1.8 R. Ph. per store — a 
figure which has l>een constant for many 
years. 



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Plans for N. A. R. D, Convention 
Are Maturing 

Both in the Chicago headquarters of The 
National Association of Retail Druggists 
and in Cleveland, where the members of the 
Convention Committee are hard at work, 
plans for the forty-third annual N. A. R. 
D. Convention, which will be held in Cleve- 
land, October 6 to 10, are being pressed 
vigorously toward completion. Because 
Cleveland lies on the imaginary boundary 
between the East and the Middle West and 
thus in the center of the most populous part 
of the United States, it may reasonably be 
expected that the attendance will break all 
records, declared Executive Secretary John 
W. Dargavel in a recent statement. 

' ' The new problems created by the war 
emergency, by recent legislation, and by 
pending and expected tax measures, so seri- 
ously affect the welfare of the independent 
retail druggists of the nation that the need 
for a united front is greater than ever 
before," he said. "So the forthcoming 
convention will be no routine gathering of 
drugdom, but a solemn conference in which 
druggists from every section will meet to 
make far-reaching decisions. 

' ' There will be entertainment, to be sure, 
to occupy all the time of the ladies and to 
furnish relaxation for the delegates after 
their deliberations; and the quality and va- 
riety of the entertainment features Avill 
equal or surpass those presented in any 
former convention ; but the emphasis is de- 
cidedly on the serious business of determin- 
ing what course retail druggists should fol- 
low amid all the changes which will con- 
front them during the coming year." 

The roster of speakers has not been com- 
pleted, by any means. The list of speak- 
ing talent available is being scanned care- 
fully to assure that those selected are men 
who have messages that will give the dele- 
gates something to carry home with them. 
It is known that one of the speakers will 
be A. G. Murray, chief of the division of 
the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Administra- 



tion Avhich has charge of enforcement in 
the drug field, who is perhaps more compe- 
tent than any other man to answer many 
complex and puzzling questions with which 
the retail druggist is confronted. He can 
speak with authority on the intent and effect 
of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic law and 
tlie regulations promulgated thereunder. 

Another authority to be heard is H. J. 
Anslinger, head of the Narcotics Division 
of the Treasury Department, who will point 
out what the druggist will have to do to 
fit his prescription practice to the require- 
ments of the Narcotics law and present 
regulations thereunder. 

Special emphasis will be laid this year on 
messages from the druggists themselves, and 
a heavy draft has been made on talent from 
within the N. A. R. D. Dr. George L. 
Secord, former N. A. R. D. president, and 
Edward Spease, Director of Professional Re- 
lations, Avill headline a program devoted to 
physician-pharmacist relations; and Keith 
Keller, an N. A. R. D. member who is 
nationally recognized as an authority on 
drug store merchandising will preside over 
a session featuring such speakers as Paige 
L 'Hommedieu, of Johnson & Johnson ; 
Walter Quinlan, of the Pro-phy-lac-tie 
Brush Company; and Zenn Kaufman, author 
of some of the best textbooks on merchan- 
dising, including Showmanship in Business. 

Retail Drug Institutes 

After completing a special course in drug 
store merchandising at the University of 
Tennessee, W. Lee Moose of Mount Pleasant 
is organizing a third series of Retail Drug 
Institutes in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia 
and Shelby. 

The first program of the third series will 
be held in Shelby on Monday niglit, Sep- 
tember 1, followed on successive nights in 
Gastonia, Concord and Charlotte. A new 
topic, Changes in the Sales Tax Act, has 
been added to the sixteen subjects covered 
in the first two series of Institutes held in 
Greensboro, Durham, Raleigh and adjacent 
territory. 



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The Inquiring Reporter 



The Question 
What in your opinion is the most serious 
problem facing the retail drug industry at 
the present time? 

The Answer 

C. Macbeth Cain, Henrietta Drug Store, 
Henrietta: "The most serious problem fac- 
ing the retail drug industry today is not 
on tlie dollar side of the ledger — important 
as that is in providing shoes for little 
Willie. The problem of the hour is how to 
safeguard the integrity of American phar- 
macy and preserve its individuality and in- 
itiative in a nation already badly infected 
with the virus of institutionalism and regi- 
mentation. Pharmacy, as a profession, 
might profitably p)onder the old admonition : 
Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for 
the old paths, where is the good way, and 
walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your 
souls. ' ' 

M. C. Miles, Miles Pharmacy, Henderson: 
' ' For a decade or more, certainly at the 
present time, the most serious problem fac- 
ing the retail drxig trade is price cutting; 
a practice which to my mind paralyzes co- 
oj)eration in our profession. 

' * Take for example the drug stores in 
North Carolina doing an annual business of 
.$15,000 to $25,000 which are in the ma- 
jority. These stores are doing a smaller 
volume of business due primarily to the 
larger drug and grocery chains selling 
standard merchandise at a much lower price 
than it is nationally advertised to retail 
for. I realize this practice exists every- 
where and perhaps will continue until drug 
store merchandise is sold only in drug stores 
under the direct supervision of a registered 
pharmacist. 

"I want to take this opportunity to com- 
mend those men who were responsible for 
the enactment of Fair Trade legislation 
which has relieved the situation to some 
extent, but to my mind has not yet finished 
the job." 

J. Louis Cobb, Aaron's Pharmacy, Inc., 
Mount Olive: "Pharmacy is that Art which 
deals with medicinal substance. In all Art 



the secret of Beauty lias as its key Balance. 
This is true in music, painting, sculpture 
and the art of letters ; it is equally true in 
pharmacy ! All too much ' ' Bally-hoo ' ' has 
been tom-tommed to sell us on the idea that 
we are cold, calculating and, I might add, 
soulless scientists. Let 's forget science and 
think of ourselves as an association or guild 
of artists. 

"Balance — let's key our industry to 
Balance. 

' ' Tomorrow 's purchases should be in cor- 
rect proportion (balance) to today's total 
gross sales. By disregarding this ' ' key ' ' 
we buy duds ofttimes which, like termites, 
eat the rounds from our ladder of success. 

' ' Let 's have artistic balance in all 
things: Overhead, cooperative displays, pub- 
lic relations, advertising , our promotion 
work and in our relations to our 'Fellows' 
ill our Art." 

0. R. Black, Central Drug Store, Besse- 
mer City: "Unprofessional ethics practiced 
by a sufficient number of pharmacists to 
cause a most deplorable condition in our 
profession is the most serious problem fac- 
ing the retail drug trade at the present 
time. Present-day pharmacists receive little 
compensation for their professional efforts 
or for the long drudgery hours which they 
maintain. For example, in Gastonia a grad- 
uate in pharmacy has a sign on his window 
which reads: 'Cut Rate On All Prescrip- 
tions, ' and he is working fourteen hours 
a day. 

"Lack of organization and understanding 
by the members of our profession, in my 
opinion, constitutes a grave problem." 

Narcotic Robbery in Swannanoa 

Members of the Buncombe County sheriff's 
department nabbed Jack Perkins as he was 
leaving Ward's Drug .Store of Swannanoa 
on the morning of August 3. Officers said 
Perkins had his shirt full of various nar- 
cotic drugs and was wearing socks on his 
hands to keep from leaving telltale finger- 
prints in the store. 

Perkins was sentenced to 10 years in the 
state penitentiary on August 18. 



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Informal photograph of the newly elected and retiring officers of the Ashe- 
ville Drug Club. Shown seated left to right: George W. Matthews, vice-presi- 
dent; Q. T. Bilbro, retiring vice-president, and E. J. Johnson, retiring presi- 
dent. Top row: Beaman L. Pinner, president, and H. E. Phillips, re-elected 
secretary-treasurer. 




i 



Shown speaking to a portion of the large crowd which attended a recent 
meeting of the Asheville Drug Club is Roy J. Johnson, president. The first 
gentleman seated on the left, Lloyd Jarrett of Biltmore, is apparently getting 
ready to roll a "Btill Durham." Notice the unique source of light; the un- 
finished woodwork. The meeting was held in a one hundred year old farm 
house surrounded on three sides by mountain peaks more than ■i,000 feet high. 



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Pinner Elected President Asheville 
Drug Club 

Beaman L. Pinner, proprietor of Pinner 's 
Drug Store, Asheville, was elected president 
of the Asheville Drug Club at a recent 
meeting of the organization held near 
Black Mountain. George W. Matthews of 
Grove Park Pharmacy and H. E. Phillips, 
city salesman of the Dr. T. C. Smith Com- 
pany, Asheville wholesale drug firm, were 
selected as vice-president and secretary- 
treasurer respectively to serve with Presi- 
dent Pinner during his tenure of office. 

The Club, one of the most active in North 
Carolina, met in the headquarters of the 
Asheville Rod and Gun Club located about 
twenty-five miles from the city on the night 
of July 30. Practically 100% of the mem- 
bers from Asheville, West Asheville and 
Biltmore were on hand for the meeting. 

Eoy J. Johnson, retiring president, out- 
lined the accomplishments of the organiza- 
tion during the past year and pledged his 
continued support of the many worth-while 
activities which the Club has undertaken. He 
called on John Goode who introduced the 
three scheduled speakers on the program : 
Professors Ira Eose and H. M. Burlage of 
Chapel Hill and W. J. Smith, Secretary- 
Treasurer of the Association. A wide range 
of topics from recent changes in the sales 
tax law to shortage of pharmacists in North 
Carolina were discussed by the speakers. 

Immediately following tlie speaking pro- 
gram, members and guests of the Club Avere 
entertained for several hours by Lloyd Jar- 
rett, Chairman of the Program Committee. 
The Club unanimously voted to accept 
Southern Dairies' invitation to hold their 
next monthly meeting in the club room of 
the Southern Dairies, Asheville. 

Recognition is herewith accorded the fol- 
lowing Asheville firms who contributed mer- 
chandise to the Club without cost : Smoky 
Mountain Distributors (Schlitz and Ballan- 
tine Beer), Better Beer Company (Pabst 
Beer), Atlantic Beer Company (Atlantic 
Beer), Dr. Pepper Bottling Company (Dr. 
Pepper), Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola), 
7-Up Bottling Co. (7-Up), Toms Peanut 
Company (Toms Peanuts) and Hav-A- 
Tampa Company (Hav-A-Tampa Cigars). 



National Pharmacy Week 

Although National Pharmacy Week, 
October 19-L'5, is still quite some time off 
it is not too early to begin preparations 
for it. A series of radio broadcasts and 
personal appearances by pharmacists before 
civic organizations are being planned this 
year. 

To assist in promoting the work, Presi- 
dent Ralph Rogers of the N. C. P. A. has 
appointed the follo\ving National Pharmacy 
Week Committee: Sam Welfare, Winston- 
Salem; T. G. Crutchfield, Greensboro; John 
Brantley, Jr., Raleigh; E. S. Benson, Wil- 
mington; E. W. Woolard, Henderson; Moss 
Salley, Asheville; W. R. McDonald, Jr., 
Hickory; I. T. Reamer, Durham; Paul 
Bissette, Wilson; T. C. Yearwood, Char- 
lotte; S. G. Etheridge, Elizabeth City; T. 
J. Robinson, Jr., Goldsboro; E. L. Brad- 
shaw, Kinston; E. C. Adams, Gastonia and 
S. R. Home, Fayetteville. 

Suggested radio scripts and prepared 
talks suitable for use before civic organi- 
zations can be obtained without cost from 
the Chairman of the National Pharmacy 
Week Committee, Mr. John O'Brien, 1700 
Douglas Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Your 
wholesale druggist has professional window 
displays again this year; request yours now 
before the supply is e.xhausted. 

Gamble Bowers Elected Secretary- 
Treasurer Owens & Minor 
Drug Company 

Gamble M. Bowers, representative of 
Owens & Minor Drug Company in eastern 
N. C. for the past twenty months, lias been 
elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Virginia 
wliolcsale drug firm. Mr. Bowers will leave 
Hocky Mount, his North Carolina head- 
quarters, for Richmond tlie latter part of 
August. 

J. Curtis Nottingham, a graduate phar- 
macist of the Medical College of Virginia, 
has been selected to succeed Mr. Bowers in 
this State. Mr. Nottingham has had both 
chain and independent experience as a retail 
pliarmacist, plus four years of selling ex- 
perience with the (Jpjohn Company. 



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Background for Effective Interprofessional 

Relations* 

By J. W. Snowden, Manager 

Prescription Marketing Service, Pictorial 

Paper Package Corporation 



' ' How can I get doctors to want to co- 
operate with me ? ' ' 

Here is the main problem in the doctor- 
pharmacist relationsliip and one which must 
be solved before any success in their re- 
lationship may be expected. You can't make 
love to a girl when she's leaning away from 
you and you can 't get a doctor 's coopera- 
tion if he isn't in complete sympathy with 
what you are trying to do. The establish- 
ment of an understanding acquaintance be- 
tween you and the doctors in your locality 
is absolutely essential for intelligent co- 
operation, which means a type of coopera- 
tion that will enable you to make greater 
profits through being relieved of the neces- 
sity of stocking too many duplications of 
items and through encouraging the greater 
use of official medicines. 

Let us be very thoughtful in approach- 
ing this matter of getting the doctor to want 
to cooperate with you. Let us try first to 
understand the doctor, to determine what 
manner of person he is, what makes him 
tick. 

The doctor; when you study him, is just 
like all the rest of us humans. He wants to 
be a success and because of this wants a 
reputation for successful treatment. There- 
fore, he is anxious for information but he 
may not be anxious enough to want to go 
to much trouble to get it. He wants to 
get it the easiest way. This is what makes 
him so susceptible to the detail man. This is 
why he will welcome you when you can 
bring him something useful if he has con- 
fidence in you. Considering the host of new 
developments in the drug field, the doctor 
needs an associate but you can bet your 
bottom dollar on the fact that he will not 
accept an associate in whom he does not 
have implicit confidence. 

* Presented at the 1941 Convention of the 
N. C. P. A. 



Tlierefore, the first principle in huilding 
a bacl'ground for effective interprofessional 
relations or getting doctors to want to co- 
operate with you comes down to a matter 
of creating his confidence in you. 

Building doctor's confidence in you seems 
to depend upon two things: first, the appar- 
ent ability of the pharmacist to meet his 
obligations as a scientifically trained per- J 
son who is not only a pharmacy graduate, \ 

but a man who is interested in Pharmacy 
and who keeps up with developments ; sec- 
ond, making it evident through your atti- 
tude and through your store that you think 
Pharmacy is important. It is this last point 
with which I want to treat in some detail. 
Many pharmacists have ability but they fail 
to get across the idea that they think 
Pharmacy is important. And under such 
circumstances it is futile to attempt to make 
others think it is important. 

I speak with confidence on this point be- 
cause of a survey we made two years ago 
of iiharmaey success stories. The reason we 
made this survey was to try to find, if pos- 
sible, if there was a common denominator, 
a basic principle in all these success stories. 
When the results were in — results showing a 
pharmacist here increased his business no- 
tably by improving his store front; another 
there did it by improving his prescription 
department; another did it by improved 
packaging or equipment — we did see the 
basic principle and it was very simple. It 
was this: they made prescriptions look im- 
portant. For the very first time customers 
who came into these stores for cigarettes, 
toothpaste, and other drug store merchan- 
dise were impressed with the fact that their 
druggist was interested in prescriptions, 
that he was a pharmacist, and it is only 
natural that people believe that a man who 
is interested in what lie is doing will be 
more capable at it than one who treats it as 
a mere sideline. 



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Wlien you go out to call on the doctor, 
you are attempting to sell him something 
and cue of the basic principles in selling 
is to be believable. And you can't be be- 
lievable if what is evident to the eye con- 
tradicts everything that you say. You can 
shout until you are hoarse that there is no 
medicine like prescription medicine and no 
one can do quite as good a job of com- 
pounding as you can, but unless it is ap- 
parent in other ways that these things are 
true, few will pay you serious attention. 

Once in a while when I'm talking to 
some pharmacist about the value of good 
packaging, I '11 have some such response as, 
''All that stuff is a lot of bunk!" Sure 
it is — it 's bunk. But let us redefine this 
rather unhappy term when applied to these 
matters, and what we have is "impression 
of value." This matter of making pre- 
scriptions look important doesn't make 
prescriptions any better ; it only makes 
people thi7}l- they're better. But in that 
qualifying phrase lies the force that is 
more responsible than any other single one 
for directing the nation's feet toward its 
favorite retail counter. The Field's and 
the Tiffany's use it, this "impression of 
value ' ' or bunk, if you vnW, to get across 
the idea of supervalue. The chain stores 
use it to create the thought that their mer- 
chandise is con.sistently lower priced than 
independent competition. Wliat, when you 
get right down to it, is the highly touted 
salutary effect of the doctor's bedside man- 
ner but "impression of value," or bunk? 
It doesn 't make the doctor a better diag- 
nostician or fundamentally better in any 
sense, l)ut it does enable him to control the 
patient and to build business. It will enable 
you to do the same thing and that's some- 
thing you can't do with price appeal alone. 

Having ability and looking it is profes- 
sional follow-through and the doctor has 
every right to expect this type of co-opera- 
tive follow-through from you to help main- 
tain the patient 's confidence in the treat- 
ment the doctor has prescribed. The doctor 
thinks the prescription is important or he 
would never have wTitten it. The patient 
must assuredly think so for it is the only 
tangible evidence he has of the money he's 
paid for the doctor 's service. Now if you 



don't make it look like you think so too, 
there 's a let down. Doubt enters in and 
confidence in the entire set-up is shaken. 
Not only is this not helping the doctor, but 
this is where Pharmacy's competition en- 
ters; competition from patent medicines and 
medicine dispensed by doctors. 

Making prescriptions look important or 
professional follow-through doesn't need to 
cost a lot of money. You have to have a 
store front anyway. You have to have a 
prescription department anyway. You have 
to have equipment anyway. You have to 
have packaging anyway. When you install 
these things, if, instead of trying to get by 
with the very cheapest you can, you select 
them with an eye to which will do the most 
for you in building business, that is, which 
will make prescriptions look the most im- 
portant, you will not only be doing a good 
turn for yourself but for Pharmacy as well. 
You will, furthermore, have less trouble 
getting your price. 

Store Front: Make the store front say 
things about you that you want said. Make 
it give off the kind of impressions you 
want people to have of you. Whether you 
plan it so or not, people passing back and 
forth in front of your store are forming 
some kind of opinion of you. If you want 
to build prescription business, more im- 
portant than the matter of the front itself, 
is that you keep a professional display in 
your window, if not all the time, at least at 
regular intervals. How can people passing 
your store know you think prescriptions are 
important if you never give them any dis- 
plaj- in your window? 

Store Interior r If store display sells mer- 
chandise, it will also sell prescriptions. The 
way to display prescriptions in the store 
is, of course, to make your prescription 
laboratory dramatic, attention-compelling. 
If you are interested in building prescrip- 
tion business, there should be no fixture in 
your store which would loom up beyond the 
prescription laboratory. 

Equipment * The things you work with 
become quite commonplace to you but to 
the layman, they are quite impressive. 
Therefore, display your equipment where 
the public can see it. This is one of the 
advantages of the semi-open prescription de- 



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j^artment. A neighborhood pharmacist in 
Louisville, Kentucky, spent $27.00 opening 
up his prescription department and $7.50 
for a glass burette which he suspended above 
the prescription counter. His report to me 
was that this burette had been worth $75.00 
to him in advertising in a few short months, 
for two doctors had remarked about it and 
had become so impressed that they began 
writing prescriptions through his store. 

When I first entered this field and having 
a hunch about what was wrong, I asked a 
group of college students to whom I Avas 
lecturing on an entirely different subject 
what kind of prescription they would rather 
their doctor write, one for a medicine made 
by one of the big manufacturers (I named 
two or three who did national advertising) 
or would they rather the prescription be 
compounded at the local drug store. The 
poll was extremely unfavorable to the local 
druggist and the reason was very simple. 
Most of these students were from smaller 
towns. They had never come in contact 
with real Pharmacy. They had come in 
contact with the manufacturer's advertising 
and had a mental impression of them with 
spotless laboratories containing great bat- 
teries of scientific equipment with tech- 
nicians running around in white robes, and 
their impression of the local pharmacist in 
contrast to this was decidedly unfavorable 
to the pharmacist. 

Paclcaging : Keep up the standard of pro- 
fessional atmosphere by your prescription 
package, for here is what the patient sees 
and her friends see of you when they are 
no longer in your store. Keep up the pro- 
fessional tempo inaugurated by the doctor. 
It is a poor compliment to the doctor and 
the patient both to package the prescription 
like it was just ordinary merchandise. To 
them it is anything but ordinary merchan- 
dise. It is extraordinary merchandise. Keep 
up the patient 's confidence in the medicine 
by packaging it so that it looks extraordi- 
nary, enhance her opinion of the doctor by 
packaging that doctor 's prescription so that 
it looks like the most valuable and precious 
medicine ever designed. 

You can't say to a patient, ''This pre- 
scription is dispensed better than any other 
pharmacist in town can do it, and it's a lot 



better than that patent medicine you have 
been buying or that medicine you have 
been getting from your dispensing doctor. ' ' 
You can't say that straight out to a custo- 
mer, but you can imply' it in a manner just 
as strong as though it were put into words 
by an authoritative third person — ^by the 
manner in which it is packaged. A 90c 
prescription doesn't cost the patient just 
90e. If the doctor's charge is $2.00 it 
costs her $2.90. The customer is far better 
satisfied if it costs $2.95 for medicine that 
looks like $2.95 than if she is charged $2.90 
for medicine that looks like about 79e. 

We have a little philosophy about this 
whole subject of making prescriptions look 
important through dramatizing the store 
and package and that is this: 

What the prescription comes out of 

and what you put it into suggests what 

you put into the prescription. 

When you get right down and think about 
it, what other way is there of getting across 
the story of top quality in an item whose 
quality is not apparent on the surface? 

Good relations with the physician, there- 
fore, like charity, begins at home. First 
build a background that will make apparent 
your ability to meet your obligations as a 
scientifically trained person. This you can 
do through making prescriptions look im- 
portant. When you do this, you make what 
you say believable, establish confidence in 
the message you have to bring to the doctor. 

PART II 

Another way of making doctors want to 
co-operate with you is to help them sell 
their services. Three years ago we launched 
the phase "Individualized Medicine" as a 
rallying cry to help both doctors and phar- 
macists sell their services. I may be able 
to explain better how it works by describing 
liow we came to originate it. 

Prom all the hue and cry that originated 
with pharmacists about patent medicines, 
medicines dispensed by doctors and proprie- 
tary medicines, it seemed to us that there 
was an indication that people were not sold 
on prescription medicine. This hunch proved 
to be true for we instituted a survey with 
the public which disclosed the amazing fact 
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Faculty of School of Pharmacy 
Off to Detroit 

Tlie entire faculty of the State University 
School of Pharmacy will be on hand when 
the opening meeting of the American Phar- 
maceutical Association gets under way in 
Detroit on August 17. 

Professor Henry M. Burlage, voting dele- 
gate to the convention from the N. C. P. A., 
and Mrs. Burlage left Chapel Hill for De- 
troit on August 12. The Burlages plan to 
spend several days with their relatives living 
in Indiana before returning to this State 
by way of Baltimore and Washington. Pro- 
fessor M. L. Jacobs left on August 13 for 
a meeting of the U. S. P. Revision Com- 
mittee which precedes the regular meeting. 
Dean J. G. Beard and Professor Ira Rose 
left Raleigh on Sunday, August 17, by 
plane for Detroit. The trip by air re- 
quires but five hours. 

Professor Edward Brecht, another mem- 
ber of the faculty, will drive down to the 
convention from Minnesota Lake, Minnesota, 
where he is spending the summer months. 

With the faculty in Detroit and Miss 
Alic* Xoble away on her vacation the writer 
and an Indian are the only persona left in 
the Pharmacy Building. Since the Indian 
has been dead more than a hundred years, 
our conversation has been somewhat limited. 

Send for this Business Yardstick 

For nine years Eli I>illy and Company 
have made known to the retail drug trade 
their willingness to evaluate the operating 
figures of retail drug stores and to supply 
a report with constructive suggestions cal- 
culated to assist retail druggists to over- 
come whatever conditions appear to be mili- 
tating against the success of their manage- 
ment. In no sense can this service be in- 
terpreted to mean that a druggist is being 
advised on how he should run his business. 
The analyses are based on comparisons of 
the operating figures of successful stores by 
size of the town or city, by zones and by 
volume of sales. The service is offered with- 
out charge or obligation of any kind and 
in strict confidence. By the end of the 



business year a wealth of data has been 
gathered together and a most interesting 
economic report is published and distributed 
witliout charge to those participating and 
to others in the drug business who are 
interested and make request. This report is 
called the Lilly Digest. It has a back- 
ground of more than 4,000 retail drug-store 
profit and loss statements. The one just 
off the press represents a detailed study 
of the operations of 605 drug stores and 366 
prescription departments in those 605 drug 
stores for the year of 1940. 

The neatly bound and printed Lilly Digest 
contains a wealth of factual figures and 
data. The trend of drug-store profits is 
shown since this Lilly Service started in 
1932. Studies and tables prove the profit- 
ability of the professional department, 
monthly fluctuations in prescriptions filled 
by geographic sections, and by size of city, 
and prices received in stores of varying 
volume. There are tables on store expenses 
according to population of the town or city 
and also by volume of sales. For the first 
time a set of goal figures — something to 
shoot at — representing the costs and ex- 
penses achieved by stores with above average 
profits appears in the Lilly Digest. Nearly 
everyone recalls the familiar question "How 
am I doing?" Any druggist has the op- 
portunity of measuring his performance 
with an accurate yardstick by spending an 
hour with this latest Lilly Digest, which is 
free for the asking. Address Eli Lilly and 
Company, Box 618, Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Parking Meters? 

Two druggists of Winston-Salem had this 
to say about the parking meter question 
which recently created quite a bit of con- 
troversy in that city: "I can't understand 
why 160 merchants have no more foresight 
than to petition against parking meters" 
said Sam Welfare. E. W. O'Hanlon, favor- 
ing installation of the meters, had this to 
say: "I haven't parked on the street ad- 
jacent to my place of business in 3 years. 
People who park on tlie streets without a 
damn thing to do should be willing to pay 
for it. ' ' 



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LEGAL SECTION 

Fredeeick O. Bowman, LL.B., Editor, Chapel Hill, N. C. 



What the Proposed Federal Tax Bill 
Before Congress Would Provide 

The new Federal Revenue Bill of 1941 
passed the House with but slight changes in 
the proposed Bill submitted by the Ways 
and Means Committee. It has been before 
the Senate Finance Committee for several 
days. Extended hearings have been held. 
It is thought that the bill will be reported 
out of the Senate Finance Committee by 
September 1st, and it is felt that this 
Committee will send the bill to the Senate 
in virtually the same form as it left the 
House. There is a slight probability, how- 
ever, that the soft drink tax may be elimi- 
nated. Many of the levies contained in the 
bill effect retail drug stores materially. We 
list below for your information the major 
provisions effecting retail druggists. 

I. The 10% defense tax on all present taxes im- 

posed for 5 years by section 15 of the Inter- 
nal Revenue Code, is made permanent. 

II. Income taxes generally have been drastically 

increased and many retail druggists will 
find their tax liability in this field doubled 
on their income during 1941. 

INCOME TAX QUIRK KILLED 

III. A new departure in income tax assessment, 
which would have required husband and wife, 
living together at any time during their joint 
taxable year, to reiwrt their income in a 
single joint return and to compute the tax 
on their aggregate income, was stricken from 
the bill before passage. In cases where wives 
have an independent income this consolida- 
tion of returns would have resulted in dras- 
tically higher taxes. 

IV. Corporate income and excess profits taxes are 

increased. Capital stock, gift and estate taxes 
are increased. 

INCREASES OF PRESENT TAXES 

V. Increases in existing excise taxes are: 

1. Playing cards, from lie to 13c a pack; 

2. Safety deposit boxes, from 11% to 20%; 

3. Distilled spirits, from $3 to $4 per proof 

gallon; brandy from $2.75 to $3.75 per 
proof gallon ; 



4. Imported perfumes, from $3 to $4 per 

gallon ; 

5. General increases in taxes on wines, 

liqueurs, and cordials; 

6. Tires, from 2% to 5c per pound; and tire 

tubes from 4%c to 9c per pound; 

7. PToor stock taxes, equal to the increase in 

taxes in the hands of all holders with- 
out exemption, are imposed on distilled 
spirits, wines, tires, and tubes. 

8. The tax on automobiles is increased from 

3 % % to 7% ; the rate on trucks is in- 
creased from 2 % % to 5% ; the tax on 
parts and accessories is increased from 
2%% to 5%; 

9. The tax on radios, phonographs, records, 

and musical instruments is increased 
from 51/2% to 10%; to be paid by the 
manufacturer on his selling price; 

10. The tax on refrigerators, refrigerating 

apparatus, and air conditioners, is in- 
creased from 51/^% to 10%, to be paid 
on the manufacturer's selling price; 

11. A new tax on matches is provided at the 

rate of 2c per 1000; 

12. Increases are provided on telephone toll 

charges, telegraph messages, and local 
telephone bills. 

SOFT DRINK TAXES 

VI. A new tax on soft drinks is provided, amount- 

ing to one-sixth cent per bottle retailing at 
not more than 10c, l-3c where the retail 
price is from lie to 20c, and %e where the 
retail price is more than 20e. These rates 
apply to bottles containing a quart or less. 
As a corollary to this tax, a manufacturer's 
excise tax of 6c per gallon is imposed on 
finished or fountain syrup sold to any person 
other than the bottler, and a tax of 4c 
per pound is imposed on carbonic acid gas. 

COSMETIC TAX 

VII. A retail sales tax of 10% is imposed on 
jewelry, furs, and all cosmetics and toilet 
preparations. No provision for the manda- 
tory passing on of the tax is provided. 

The retailer of cosmetics and toilet prep- 
arations is required to make monthly returns 
of the tax in this class of sales. 

VIII. A tax of 5% is imposed upon the amount 
paid for transportation of persons by motor 
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IX. a special tax of $25 per year is imposed for 

each slot machine, pin-ball machine, or simi- 
lar amusement or gaming device maintained 
at any place or jiremises. This tax does not 
apply to bona fide vending machines. 

X. Outdoor advertising tax is impo.sed on all bill- 

boards, the amount to be determined by tlie 
advertising space area. 

automobile tax 

XI. An annual tax of $5 is imposed upon the 

use of all motor vehicles. This is designated 
as a privilege tax. This tax will probaV>ly be 
payable at local post offices. 

XII. An annual tax on the use of boats is im- 
posed, depending upon the over-all length. 

XIII. Other excise taxes not increased in this bill. 
are made permanent. 

MANUFACTURER'S' TAXES 

XIV. New manufacturer's excise taxes of 10% 
of the manufacturer's sales price is imposed 
upon sporting goods, luggage, electrical ap- 
pliances, )ihotographic apparatus, electric 
signs, business and store machines, wa.shing 
machines used in laundries, optical equipment, 
and rubber products not including those for 
surgical use. 

XV. Under the retail sales tax on all toilet prep- 
arations, beauty parlors and barber shops 
must also make monthly returns on the toilet 
preparations used in the treatment of ])a- 
trons, and the quantity sold during the month 
will be considered to be sold at retail by 
such establishments. 

XVI. The new retail sales taxes would take effect 
on the first day of the first month which 
begins more than 10 days after the date of 
the enactment of the act. 



How to Live on $15.00 a Week 

Tlicatre $ 1.00 

Tip on Horse 1.00 

Laundry (Charge) 

Beer .3.00 

R<»nt (pay next week) 

Grocer (stall) 

Poker 2.2.') 

Street car, taxies 1.00 

Cigarettes, Cigars 1.00 

^lifl-week liquor ."^.OO 

Wife 's Beer l..")0 

Pool 7o 

*$16.50 
* Note this is over budget. 

So Cancel Wife 's Beer $ 1..50 

Balanced budget .$1.5.00 



Narcotic Robberies 

W. T. Atkinson, Federal narcotic agent 
stationed at Greensboro, recently reported 
that about 5,095 grains of narcotics were 
stolen in this district during June. "Addicts 
are getting desperate," he said. "They 
will use any means to get drugs. ' ' 

The Hardwicke Pharmacy of Wake Forest 
was entered on the night of July 30 and 
438 quarter grain morphine tablets stolen. 
Prior to that, on July 21, Andrews Drug 
Store of Goldsboro was robbed of 3,000 
quarter grain morphine tablets. The dope 
from the Goldsboro store, Atkinson said, 
would bring $1,500 on the bootleg mart. 

John Williams and his wife from Colum- 
bia, S. C, were arrested by Atkinson at 
Mooresville in connection with the Golds- 
boro ease. They are alleged to have worked 
the job in this fashion: They asked the 
druggist to use his telephone Avhich was 
near the narcotic cabinet. While Williams 
stayed by the phone, his wife asked for a 
cold drink at the fountain and Williams was 
able to secure the key to the narcotics cabi- 
net (hanging nearby), open it and take the 
moiphine out. 

^Ir. Atkinson requests that druggists keep 
their narcotic cabinets locked and the key in 
their care or where strangers cannot get it. 



An old mountain woman became ill and, 
for the first time in her life, called a doc- 
tor. He jtrescribed quinine in capsules. It 
was almost impossible to get her to swallow 
these strange looking objects, but, after 
much persuasion, she was induced to take 
them. A few days after she was able to sit 
up, her daughter prepared a treat for her. 
Filling the old woman 's pipe she gave it 
to her, and then picked up a live coal from 
the fireplace and started toward the bed. 

"Ma, here's a light for your pipe," she 
said. 

"Lordy, girl, git away from here," the 
mother screamed. "Take away that fire. 
I just recollected I'm all filled up with 
cartridges. ' ' 



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CLASSIFIED ADS 



As a service to N. C. P. A. members, 
we offer a FREE classified ad service. 
You may want to buy a store or sell 
some equipment; to advertise for a posi- 
tion or sell some excess stock. Mem- 
bers of the N. C. P. A. are invited to 
take advantage of this free service 
offered by the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy. Ads with blind addresses 
will be accepted. Minimum number of 
words permitted under this free service 
is twenty-five. Commercial classified 
ads will be carried at the rate of ten 
cents per word with a minimum of 
twenty words. Remittance must accom- 
pany your order. 



For Sale: Drug store with $1,700 stock; will 
rent soda fountain and fixtures. My store 
is not a gold mine nor is it a white ele- 
phant. Interested parties write S-11, care 
of Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. 

Wanted: Experienced registered pharmacist 
25 to 30 years old, settled and willing to 
work anywhere in a merchandising store, 
good salary but hard work. No one but 
a worker need apply. Address S-12, care 
of Carolina Journal of Pharmacy. 

For Sale: Suburban drug store doing good 
business; only drug store in the com- 
munity. Due to poor health I am forced 
to sell. Address S-13, care of Carolina 
Journal of Pharmacy. 

Position Wanted: Pharmacist, registered 
1917, available for immediate work. Ref- 
erences sent to interested parties. Write 
S-14, care of Carolina Journal of Phar- 
macy. 

For Sale: Good, clean paying drug busi- 
ness established 1923; only drug store in 
town. My residence for sale also to right 
party. Write S-15, eare of Carolina Jour- 
nal of Pharmacy. 



For Sale: Drug store located near 10 mills 
with weekly payroll of $60,000. Will sell 
at inventory; owner has other interests. 
Write S-16, eare of Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy. 



A woman interrogated a husky girl in an 
employment office, who was a recent im- 
portation from Lapland. The dialogue was 
as follows : 

"Can you do fancy cooking?" 

"Naw." 

"Can you do plain cooking?" 

' ' Naw. ' ' 

"Can you sew?" 

"Naw." 

"Can you do general housework?" 

' ' Naw. ' ' 

"Make the beds, wash the dishes?" 

"Naw." 

' ' Well ! ' ' cried the woman in puzzled 
exasperation, "What can you do?" 

' ' I milk reindeer. ' ' 



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NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NOTES 



After an extended trip to Texas and 
Oklahoma W. H. Canaday has returned to 
this State. He is now associated with the 
Thomas Drug Store of Varina. 

F. 0. Bowman, Chairman of the Old 
Xorth State Fund, and Lord Marley, rep- 
resentative of the British-American Ambu- 
lance Corps, flew by plane to Roanoke Is- 
land for a presentation of "The Lost 
Colony. ' ' They were accompanied by Lady 
Marley and Miss Betsy Ann Bowman. 

Willson Drug Store, Inc., of Kerners- 
ville has been sold to W. L. Jones and Avill 
be ojierated in the future under the name, 
Jones Drug Store. The new owner was 
formerly associated with Fordham's Drug 
Store of Greensboro but more recently with 
Julius Schmid, Inc., in South Carolina. W. 
A. Huntley will continue as pharmacist for 
the firm. 

The purchase of Prince Matchabelli, Inc., 
maker of fine perfumes and toiletries, by 
Vick Chemical Company was announced re- 
cently. 

Norwich, county seat of Chenango County 
in New York State, and home of The Nor- 
wich Pharmacal Company, recently cele- 
brated its first Annual Dairy Day. A float, 
entered by The Norwich Pharmacal Com- 
pany in the giant parade which featured the 
occasion, was awarded first prize in the 
Commercial Class. 

Modernization programs have been com- 
pleted by Coleman 's Drug Store of Durham 
and Galloway's Professional Pharmacy of 
Raleigh. Floor space in the latter store 
has been doubled. 

Durham's Soapbox DerVjy Champion, 
Tommy Wood, was sponsored by Eckerd 's 
Drug Store. 

Hargrove Bellamy of B. R. Bellamy & 
Sons was recently elected mayor of Wil- 
mington. 

We understand Hargrove's Pharmacy of 
Lumberton has gone out of business. 

Changes in the drug trade: McDonald 
Davis, Jr., to Melvin Brothers Drug Store, 
Roseboro; J. H. Brinkley to .Jamian's Phar- 
macy, Wilmington ; Grey Kornegay to Dees 



Drug Store, Burgaw; J. P. Moore to Fu- 
trelle's Pharmacy, Wilmington; James Kerr 
to Black ^Mountain Drug Co., Black Moun- 
tain and T. 0. Leavister to Hall's Drug 
Store, Wilmington. 

Henry Smith, class of '37, is now located 
at Station Hospital No. 1, Fort Bragg. He 
was pharmacist at Eckerd 's Drug Store, 
Charlotte, before being drafted into the 
army. 

J. C. Powell, Van Pelt & Brown represen- 
tative in North Carolina, attended a two 
weeks "Pediatric Seminar" at Saluda, N. 
C. during July. 

Gamble M. Bowers, representative of 
Owens & Minor Drug Company, Inc., is now 
located at 1521 Hanover Avenue, Richmond, 
Va. Mr. Bowers has made his home in 
Rocky Mount for the past year. 

Bonner's Drug Store of Hickory was re- 
cently sold by the owner, Brem Bonner. 
M. H. Williams has accepted a position with 
the new firm as pharmacist. 

Sam Welfare, Winston-Salem druggist, 
plans to install an ice cream freezer unit in 
his drug store, located near Salem College, 
within the immediate future. 

E. C. Daniel, Third Vice-President-Elect 
of the N. C. P. A., has been re-elected a 
member of the Wake County Alcoholic Bev- 
erages Control Board. 

Marriages 

Miss Eleanor Gattis, daughter of Philip 
Daniel Gattis of Raleigh, and Joe Thomas 
Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Massey, 
were married on August 2 at the First 
Baptist Church, Raleigh. Only close friends 
and members of the two families were pres- 
ent for the wedding. 

The biide graduated from Hugh Morson 
High School and Peace Junior College and 
lecently comijleted a secretarial course in 
Raleigh. Mr. Massey graduated from Hugh 
Morson High School and from State Col- 
lege. For the past two 3'ears he has been 
an instructor at State College and prior 
to that he taught for a year at Clemson 
College, S. C. 



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After September 1 Mr. and Mrs. Massey 
will be at home at 2911 Fairview Koacl, 
Raleigh. 

Announcement has been made of the ap- 
proaching marriage of Ensign J. G. Beard, 
Jr., son of Dean J. G. Beard of Chapel Hill, 
to Miss Betty Des Camp of Seattle, Wash- 
ington, on September 2. 

Ensign Beard, a graduate of Annapolis, 
class of '39, has been stationed on the 
battleship Oklahoma for the past year. In 
recognition of his fine record and abilities. 
Ensign Beard has been detailed for six 
months of study at the Harvard School of 
Business Administration. 

Mr. and Mrs. Beard plan to visit friends 
in North Carolina before proceeding to 
Harvard early this fall. 

Deaths 

Gilbert Crabtree, druggist of Ealeigh, died 
in July at the age of 57. He veas born 
in England, attended Trinity College dur- 
ing 1903-04 and graduated from the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina in 1906. 

For thirty years Mr. Crabtree was in the 
drug business in Ealeigh. He was asso- 
ciated with the late H. T. Hicks for many 
years. 

Mr. Crabtree was a charter member of the 
Rotary Club of Ealeigh, a Mason, and a 
member of the Raleigh Methodist Church. 
He joined the N. C. Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation in 1915. 

He is survived by his widow and two 
daughters. 

Robert Lee Hart of Southern Pines died 
suddenly from a heart attack on July 30. 

Mr. Hart, a member of the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association since 1920, 
was operating the Broad Street Pharmacy 
of Southern Pines at the time of his death. 



BACKGROUND FOR EFFECTIVE 
INTERPROFESSIONAL RELATIONS 

(Continued from Page 174) 
that less than fifty people out of a thousand 
know why prescription medicine is to be 
preferred. You know this is true. You 
know that people in general are not actually 
sold on prescription medicine for if they 
were, they would not be so susceptible to 
patent medicine ads. They would not ac- 



cept without question ready-made medicines 
dispensed by doctors and doctors would not 
be so prone to careless prescribing habits. 

It looked to us that the first job was to 
work out a selling story for prescription 
medicine and the most superficial analysis of 
the four types of medicine — that is, patent 
medicine, medicine dispensed by doctors, 
proprietary medicines and true prescription 
medicine, discloses the point of merit which 
prescription medicine had over its three com- 
petitors. For of all these medicines, pre- 
scription medicine is the only one wliich 
ideally anyhow is not prefabricated. The 
rest of them are prefabricated, made up 
hundreds of miles away, hundreds of days 
in advance sometimes of the time they are 
to be used and without even the vaguest 
knowledge of the person on whom they are 
to be used. Prescription medicine is the 
only one of these four which does not exist, 
is not made up until after the doctor's ex- 
amination and analysis of the patient and 
can be individualized to suit the individual 
conditions as the doctor determines them. 

It was our belief, and we still believe it, 
that if this idea could be sold to the public, 
we could discourage self -medication because 
self -medication is possible only through the 
use of ready-made medicine. We would dis- 
courage doctor dispensing because doctor 
dispensing is possible mostly through the 
use of ready-made medicine. We could, 
furthermore, encourage doctors to individ- 
ualize their prescriptions to dramatize the 
superiority of medication through the doctor 
over self -medication. 

So we originated "Individualized Medi^ 
cine" and have been urging its use ever 
since through window displays, newspaper 
advertising, packaging, etc. The technique is 
quite simple. First, remind people that 
every body is a different body; second, ex- 
plain that only prescription medicine can 
accommodate these differences. 

How do doctors take to this type of pro- 
motion? Experience shows that they are en- 
thusiastic as they well should be. Aren't 
you enthusiastic about a manufacturer who 
sincerely tries to help you sell his goods? 
It is the anti-self -medication angle of this 
technique that appeals to doctors. They 
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inoinotion of the idea of using prescription 
medicine as opposed to patent medicines be- 
cause the doctor is the only source of pre- 
scription medicine. 

I have always looked at the doctor-drug- 
nist relationship as exactly like the manu- 
facturer-dealer relationship. You are the 
manufacturer of custom-made medicines and 
tlie doctor is your dealer. Now you know 
that a manufacturer of toothpaste doesn't 
spend all of his money telling people what 
a wonderful man you are just because you 
handle his product, nor does he dwell at 
length upon the ancient and honorable tra- 
dition of the toothpaste business. What he 
does is to go right out and sell people on 
toothpaste and particularly his toothpaste, 
and that is exactly what you can do to get 
better results and, hence, to get doctors more 
interested in co-operating with you. 

A very important point in this technique 
is this salient fact : th^ people of this coun- 
try are more medicine-minded than they are 
doctor-minded. As vital as diagnosis is to 
the people, it is the medicine that makes 
them well that seems important. It is the 
medicine that gets the credit ; therefore, 
don't go the long way around and waste 
your substance trying to sell people on such 
vague things as Medicine or Pharmacy 
themselves. Sell medicine, a certain type 
of medicine, the medicine which is the prod- 
uct of collaboration between you and the 
physician. Sell prescription medicine. When 
you have successfully sold a person on the 
idea of using prescription medicine, you do 
the most effective thing you can do toward 
getting that person to go to a doctor who 
is the only source of prescription medicine. 
Furthermore, you lead them to expect a pre- 
scription and an individual prescription at 
that when they get to the doctor and this 
expectancy on their part is a tremendous 
influence on the doctor who is as susceptible 
to public opinion as any man on earth. 

For a very few dollars a year you can 
get special window displays that will tell 
this story in your window — probably one 
of the most effective mediums you have. 
You can tell the story in your newspaper 
advertising. You can augment this stor}' 
by telling it on your prescription packages. 
Get it across in your conversation Avith store 



customers. Remember this A'ital point — 
that the phrase ' ' Individualized Medicine ' ' 
offers the selling theme that builds a de- 
mand for the service which gives the phar- 
macist the right to consider himself a pro- 
fessional man, and that is his ability to com- 
pound medicine in small, individual units. 

Before leaving this subject, let us estab- 
lish if we are on solid ground, if there is 
actual need for local compounding service. 
In getting around the country and observing 
conditions, I have come to believe in many 
things about Pharmacy, but the most im- 
portant thing that I have come to believe 
in is Pharmacy itself. I Avill quote here a 
few excerpts from my file of opinions of 
high medical authorities. Here is what they 
have to say about the need for compound- 
ing medicine in small, individual units: 

' ' Human beings vary greatly : they eat 
different diets, they live under different 
psychological circumstances and the effects 
of various agents on their lives may differ 
greatly — it is impossible to have them all 
of the same type." 

— Phclgst. test re use of animals under 
controlled conditions — unif. diet, srndgs. 
etc — as opposed to humans in study of 
effects of chem. agts. 

* ' Everj' physician can select from them 
(USP, NF) the few formulas he may need 
that will be as elegant and pleasant as 
proprietary preparations and, moreover, will 
represent guaranteed doses of the various 
ingredients of the formulas selected. While 
the use of some of the ready made prepa- 
rations is advised, it should be understood 
that it is much better to formulate one's 
own jirescription to fit the individual case." 
— IIandlx)ok of Therapy (A.M.A.) 

" As a physician I would be quite incon- 
sistent if I did not hold the view that all 
human ailments are best treated by a com- 
petent physician who is capable of making 
a correct diagnosis and ])rescril)ing the spe- 
cific treatment not only for the disease in 
question but also for the individual patient. 
In other words, therapeutics must take into 
account both the disease in all of its mani- 
festations and the patient in all of his 
moods and idiosyncrasies. The problem is 
treatment according to specifications as con- 



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trasted with treatment on the basis of gen- 
eralities. ' ' 

— From a U. S. Health Dept. member's 
speech before a group of proprietary manu- 
facturers. 

After having this testimony, which seems 
to me is irreproachable because of its 
sources, I firmly believe that if tlie pharma- 
cist will take his stand on these facts, indi- 
cating unquestionably the need of individu- 
ally compounded medicine, he can success- 
fully withstand undue encroachments of all 
types of prefabricated medicines because he 
will at one and the same time make ' ' Indi- 
vidualized Medicine" more acceptable to the 
public and make doctors more willing to co- 
operate with him by specifying individual- 
ized prescriptions. 

In conclusion, my opinion is that before 
any interprofessional activities are started, 
there should be established a background 
which will insure a successful acceptance of 
these activities on the part of the physi- 
cian. The establishment of a background 
consists, first, of building a store atmos- 
phere that inspires confidence and, second, 
to institute promotion that will help the 
doctors sell their services by building great- 
er appreciation for medicine that only the 
doctor can design. 

As an examjile of how effective this can 
be, let me tell you how easy it was for a 
pharmacist in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to get 
a doctor to individualize his prescriptions. 
The doctor was writing prescriptions for a 
ready-made compound containing a combina- 
tion of Theobromine and Phenobarbital. 
This druggist had recently remodelled his 
store and was running window displays fea- 
turing ' ' Individualized Medicine. ' ' He also 
had done some newspaper advertising on it 
and was using it on his cartons and in his 
prescription packages. He made up some 
capsules of the same formula, went to the 
doctor and broke the ice by telling the doc- 
tor that he noticed he was writing for quite 
a few of these tablets and thanked him for 
the business. As an added service to the 
doctor's patients, this pharmacist asked the 
doctor if he wouldn't consider using the 
same medicine with the formula written out 
on a prescription if he could save the 



patient 25%. This interested the doctor. 
Then he asked the doctor if it was possible 
that all of these patients needed exactly Y2 
grain Phenobarbital, if some of them might 
not be better suited if they had Vs grain 
or maybe less than % grain. The doctor's 
response to this indicated how far away he 
had gotten away from rational therapeutic 
practice. He said yesj that he had often 
wished that there was some way he could 
take away or add a little of this particular 
ingredient. His subsequent prescriptions 
were written out for official medicines Avith 
amounts of basic ingredients varied and 
sometimes new ingredients added. 

The point of this is, could this pharmacist 
have accomplished what he did if he had 
not by his background and promotional ac- 
tivities first commanded the doctor's respect 
and won his confidence to the point that the 
doctor was willing to listen to him? 

Contrary to what many people think, 
Pharmacy enjoys a tremendous marketing 
advantage. In the first place, the pharma- 
cist is on the home ground. In the second 
place, he has the best selling story to the 
public, the story of ' ' Individualized Medi- 
cine. ' ' He also has the best selling story to 
the doctor, the story that self -medication is 
impossible with medicine that is not created 
until after the doctor designs it. Then 
you have the doctors' own association pull- 
ing for you. On display outside this room 
are pamphlets entitled ' ' The Pharmacopoeia 
and the Physician ' ' which are taken from 
the Journal of the American, Medical Asso- 
ciation. 

Pharmacists must finally face the fact 
that it is no longer enough just to be ca- 
pable, no more than it is enough for a 
manufacturer just to be able to manufac- 
ture something. You've got to sell what you 
can make in order to keep your place to- 
day — and that applies to the professions too. 

Don't be dismayed by competition. When 
you analyze manufacturer competition in 
relation to any one locality, it's not so tre- 
mendous; furthermore, you have the truth 
on your side and armed with this truth, 
if you can get doctors wanting to co-operate 
with you, you can be a very Gibraltar of 
unassailability. 



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Edited by W. J. Smith 



THE CAROLINA JOURNAL OF PHARMACY 
Vol. XXII October, 1941 No. 10 

entered AJ second-class matter JULY T. IPII. AT THE P08T0PPICE AT 
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA. UNDER THE ACT OP MARCH J. 1879 



OFFICERS, COMMITTEES, AND DELEGATES 1941-1942 



OPFICEES 

PRESIDENT 
Ralph P. Eogeks Durham 

VICE-PRESIDENTS 

John C. Brantley, Jr Raleigh 

W. M. Salley Asheville 

T. G. Crutchfield Greensboro 

secretary-treasurer 
W. J. Smith Chapel Hill 

assistant secretary-treasurer 
C. M. Andrews Burlington 

local secretary 
(To be appointed) 

HISTORIAN 

J. G. Beard Chapel Hill 

general counsel 
F. O. Bowman Chapel Hill 

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF PHARMACY 

E. V. ZoELLER, Fresident Tarboro 

F. W. Hancock, Sec'y-Treas Oxford 

J. G. .Ballew Lenoir 

R. A. McDuFFiE Greensboro 

M. B. Melvin Raleigh 

COMMITTEES 

executive 

Ralph P. Rogers, Chairman Durham 

John C. Brantley, Jr Raleigh 

C. C. FORDHAM, Jr Greensboro 

Phil D. Gattis Raleigh 

Joe Hollingsavorth Mount Airy 

W. M. Salley Asheville 

W. J. Smith, Secret-ary Chapel Hill 

legislative 

R. P. Lyon, Chairman Charlotte 

J. G. Beard Chapel Hill 

R. R. COPELAND Ahoskie 

A. K. Hardee Graham 

A. N. Martin Roanoke Rapids 

L. W. Smith Kannapolis 

Earl Tate Lenoir 

FAIR trade 
Phil D. Gattis, Chairman Raleigh 

D. L. Boone, Sr Durham 

David Browning Rocky Mount 

Boyce Hunter Charlotte 

Roy Johnson Asheville 

F. L. Smith Winston-Salem 

W. J. Smith Chapel Hill 

P. J. SUTTLEMYRE Hickory 

H. W. White Fayetteville 

I. O. WiLKERSON Greensboro 

F. O. Bowman, Exec. Sec '1/ .... Chapel Hill 

u. N. c. visitation 
J. T. Stevenson, C/jairmaw. .. Elizabeth City 

C. H. Beddingpield Clayton 

J. N. Eubanks Greensboro 

C. E. Matthews, Jr Roanoke Rapids 

J. C. Mills Cliffside 



inter-professional relations committee 
C. C. Fordham, Jr., Chairman . . .Greensboro 

W. H. Baluvelt Asheville 

H. M. Burlage Chapel Hill 

F. E. Campbell Hamlet 

Lee W. Moose Mt. Pleasant 

practical pharmacy and dispensing 
Joe Hollingsworth, Chairman Mount Airy 

Tom Hood Dunn 

E. V. Stephenson Madison 

Dean Tainter Marion 

C. R. Whitehe^\d Ramseur 

PAPERS and queries 

I. T. Reamer, Chairman Durham 

Paul Bissette Wilson 

Pat G. Glass Kannapolis 

A. B. KuNKLE Conover 

J. T. Vinson Goldsboro 

membership 

C. M. Andrews, Chairman Burlington 

M. L. Cable Asheville 

A. L. Cochrane, Jr Jackson 

Carolyn Cox Greensboro 

Fred Ray Jonesboro 

resolutions 
Roger McDuffie, Chairman Greensboro 

E. C. Daniel Zebulon 

F. W. Dayvault Lenoir 

W. A. Gilliam Winston-Salem 

Paul Thompson Fairmont 

national pharmacy week 

E. C. Adams Gastonia 

E. S. Benson Wilmington 

Paul Bissette Wilson 

E. L. Bradshaw Kinston 

J. C. Brantley, Jr Raleigh 

T. G. Crutchfie2jD Greensboro 

S. G. Etheridge Elizabeth City 

S. R. Horne Fayetteville 

W. R. McDonald, Jr ".Hickory 

I. T. Reamer Durham 

T. J. Robinson, Jr Goldsboro 

Moss Salley Asheville 

Sam Welfare Winston-Salem 

E. W. WOOLARD' Henderson 

T. C. Yearwood Charlotte 

pharmacy in the defense program 
Carl Durham, Chairman 

Chapel Hill-Washington, D. C. 
Joe Usher, Vice-Chmrman Greensboro 

E. T. Beddingfield Clayton 

Kelly Bennett Bryson City 

T. R. BuRGiss Sparta 

R. B. Campbell Taylorsville 

Paul Gajible Monroe 

F. W. Hancock Oxford 

M. A. Nicholson Tory 

board of tellers 

C. T. Council, Chairman Durham 

Phil D. Gattis Raleigh 

C. J. James Hillsboro 



COUNTY LEGISLATIVE CHAIRMEN FOR 1941-1942 



Tlie following men have been appointed by President Ilollingswortli to diiei-t the Asso- 
ciation's legislative activities this year in the various counties of the State. The duties of 
these chairmen will be to organize the druggists in their respective counties so that when 
necessary there can be complete co-operation in matters pertaining to legislation. 



Alamance, Burlington C. M. Andrews 

Alexander, Taylorsville B. B. Campbell 

Alleghany, Sparta T. R. Burgiss 

Anson, Wadesboro G. E. Andes 

Avery. Xewland Mrs. Irma A. Storrs 

Beaufort, Washington S. B. Etheridge 

Bertie, Windsor W. B. Gurley 

Bladen, Elizabethtown H. H. Eobinson 

Brunswick, Southport G. R. Dosher 

Buncombe, Asheville Moss Salley 

Burke, Morgauton G. T. Cornwell 

Cabarrus, Kannapolis P. G. Glass 

Caldwell, Lenoir J. G. Ballew 

Carteret, Beaufort Jos. House 

Caswell, Yanceyville T. J. Ham, Jr. 

Catawba, Conover A. B. Kunkle 

Chatham, Siler City F. G. Brooks 

Cherokee, Murphy R. S. Parker 

Chowan, Edenton J. A. Mitchener, Jr. 

Clay, Havesville James L. Hooper, Jr. 

Cleveland, Shelby J. A. Suttle 

Columbus, Whiteville J. A. Guiton 

Craven, New Bern H. B. Duffy 

Cumberland, Fayetteville W. W. Home 

Davidson, Lexington W. P. Welborn 

Davie, Mocksville S. B. Hall 

Duplin, Wallace CM. Miller 

Durham, Durham J. C. Harris 

Edgecombe, Tarboro A. T. Nicholson 

Forsyth, Winston-Salem F. L. Smith 

Franklin, Louisburg. . . . 

Gaston, Gastonia 

Graham, Robbinsville. . . 

Granville, Oxford 

Greene, Walstonburg Sam Jenkins 

Guilford, Greensboro. .. .C. C. Fordluim, Jr. 

Halifax, Roanoke Rapids O. Griffin 

Harnett, Erwin E. R. Thomas 

Haywood, Canton Lexie Barefoot 

Henderson, Hcndersonville. . . . W. L. Harper 
Hertford, Ahoskie. . 

Hoke, Raeford 

Iredell, Statesville. . 
Jackson, Sylva 



L. E. Scoggins, Jr, 

E. C. Adams 

E. D. Ingram 

A. H. A. Williams 



. R. R. Copeland 
. . .II. C. Reaves 
. .J. IT. Stimson 
. . R. F. Keenum 



Johnston, Smithfield M. T. Upchureh 

Lee, Sanford R. X. Watson 

Lenoir, Kinston .J. C. Hood 

Lincoln, Lincolnton B. P. Costner 

McDowell, Marion Dean Tainter 

Macon, Franklin R. :M. Rimmer 

Madison, Marshall H. E. Roberts 

Martin, Williamston D. R. Davis 

Mecklenburg, Charlotte R. P. Lvon 

Mitchell, Spruce Pine L. G. Day 

Montgomery, Troy M. A. Nicholson 

Moore, Soutliern Pines H. S. Fox 

Nash, Nasliville W. C. Ferrell 

New Hanover, Wilmington E. R. Toms 

Northampton, Jackson. .A. L. Cochrane, Jr. 

Onslow, Jacksonville G. P. Johnson 

Orange, Hillsboro C. J. James 

Pasquotank, Elizabeth City..S. G. Etheridge 

Person, Roxboro P. L. Thomas 

Pitt, Greenville W. C. Hollo well 

Polk, Troy F. R. Owen 

Randolph, Asheboro E. L. Ray 

Richmond, Rockingham R. T. IMcNaiV 

Robeson, Red Springs R. B. Grantham 

Rockingham, Reidsville R. I. Dailey 

Rowan, Salisbury J. W. Conipton 

Rutherford, Forest City J. S. Rudisill 

Sampson, Roseboro P. J. Melvin 

Scotland, Laurinburg C. M. Williamson 

Stanley, Albemarle E. L. Kritzer 

Surry, Mount Airy A. P. Turnmyre 

Swain, Bryson City Kelly Bennett 

Transylvania, Brevard Fred A. Holt 

Tyrreil, Columbia R. S. Knight, Jr. 

Fnion, Monroe J. P. Gamble 

Vance, Henderson M. C. Miles 

Wake, Raleigh R. I. Cromley 

Warren, Warrenton W. R. White 

Washington, Plymouth E. G. Arps 

Watauga, Boone G. K. Moose 

Wayne, Goldsboro J. T. Vinson 

Wilkes, North Wilkesboro. .R. M. Brame, Jr. 
Wilson, Wilson T. J. Moore 



DELEGATES 



AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 

H. M. BuRLAGE, Voting Delegate 

Chapel Hill 

Kelly Bennett Bryson City 

Paul Bissette Wilson 

Clyde Eubanks Cha])el Hill 

C. C. FoRiJliAM, Jr Greensboro 

J. C. Hood Kinston 

T. T. Reamer Durham 

Dewitt S\varingen China Grove 

C. R. Wphtehead Ramseur 



national association of retail DRU(i(iKSTS 

J. A. Goode, Chairman Asheville 

Pail Bissette Wilson 

ALTERNATES 

A. C. Cecii Higli Point 

C. L. EiBAXKS Chapel Hill 

Joe Hollincswortii Mount Airy 

M. B. Melvin Raleigh 

E. F. Rimmer Smiford 

P. J. Suttlemyre Hickory 



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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTY-SECOND 
ANNUAL MEETING 



FIRST SESSION 

At 7:30 Tuesday evening, May 13, the 
62nd annual convention of the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association together 
with its affiliated bodies, the Traveling 
Men 's Auxiliary and the Women 's Auxiliary, 
convened in general session in the ballroom 
of the Washington Duke Hotel in Durham, 
North Carolina. 

President Joe Hollingsworth of Mt. Airy 
called the 62nd session of the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association to order. 

President C. H. Smith of Charlotte called 
the 28th convention of the Traveling Men's 
Auxiliary to order. 

Mrs. J. K. Civil, Charlotte, President of 
the Women's Auxiliary, called that body to 
order. This was their ninth annual meeting 
since it was reorganized. 

Rev. Stanley C. Harrell, Pastor of the 
Christian Church of Durham gave the invo- 
cation after which the entire audience joined 
in singing "America." 

Mayor W. F. Carr in a witty and cordial 
address welcomed the convention guests to 
Durham. 

J. C. Brantley, Jr. of Raleigh, very ably 
responded to this welcome. 

D. L. Boone, Sr., on behalf of the Dur- 
ham Druggists welcomed the visitors and ex- 
pressed the hope that their visit would be 
very pleasant. 

Paul Bissette of Wilson responded to Mr. 
Boone 's greeting. 

On behalf of the Ladies' Local Com- 
mittee, Mrs. W. B. Morgan welcomed the 
ladies in a most cordial manner. 

Mrs. Lloyd Jarrett of Biltmore responded 
very graciously. 

Local Secretary I. T. Reamer made some 
announcements pertaining to the following 
sessions. 

Upon motion made and seconded, the joint 
session adjourned. 

ADJOURNED SESSION 

After a short intermission, President Hol- 
lingsworth called the adjourned session to 



order. Upon motion of Secretary Smith, the 
roll call was dispensed with due to the fact 
that Assistant Secretary C. M. Andrews was 
taking names of those registering. 

The reading of the Minutes of j)receding 
meeting was dispensed with upon motion of 
Secretary Smith, since the proceedings of 
the last meeting were printed in the Caro- 
lina Journal ov Pharmacy. 

President Hollingsworth called the atten- 
tion of the druggists to the fact that Resolu- 
tions should be presented in writing to 
Roger McDuffy, Chairman of Committee on 
Resolutions. 

At this time. Congressman Carl Durham 
was called on to say a few words. 

A part of Mr. Durham 's informal talk 
follows : 

It is a great pleasure to be with you again 
this year and I am hoping I can stay for the 
entire convention. ... I am very proud of my 
profession as a druggist and want you to know 
that I am first a druggist. . . . 

At the present time in Washington we are 
going through what perhaps is one of the most 
serious times that have confronted our nation. 
We are confronted with the problems of a pre- 
paredness program which we are called upon to 
expedite and carry through to completion as 
quickly as possible. I served in the last war 
in a small capacity and today in the nation's 
Capitol we are having and going through with 
a program that we should have had in operation 
since 1920. I say that because of the fact that 
in 1920 after the last World War we felt like 
we would have peace in this country for a long, 
long time but today we are confronted with a 
European situation which has never faced the 
world before. Of course, at the present time, 
there is a lot of argument pro and con as to how 
we should proceed. I feel that we should take no 
chances whatsoever. I supported every measure 
for defense of this country that has been brought 
before the House of Representatives. I do not 
think that the people of America have come to 
tlie full realization of the dangers that confront 
us in Europe provided the Axis powers carry 
through the program they have in view. I do 
not say this as an alarmist. I had the privilege 
this year of representing the people in this State 
on the Military Affairs Committee. In this com- 
mittee, sessions continued from day to day. A 
lot of information has been in confidence but I 
can say we have been meeting' with the War De- 
partment every week. I can say further that 



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with respect to guns, airplanes, et<;., today this 
program is running ahead of schedule as planned 
last September. We have had a lot of criticism 
in respect to the defense program, especially the 
strikes. We have been analyzing each week how 
strikes are affecting defense plants and indus- 
tries. I think that today the situation is much 
better. Some people have felt like there should 
be legislation in respect to strikes. We here in 
the South do not hear so much as those in the 
Xorth and far West, but when you analyze it 
you will have a different picture from the news- 
paper and radio reports. I feel we are handling 
this as it should be handled — through the Media- 
tion Board. 

I am very proud to be here — proud that I am 
a druggist — proud that you people have sent me 
to Congress to represent you there. It is a pleasure 
to talk to you and to know no one will get up 
and criticize me and to know there's no one with 
a machine or pencil and paper taking down every 
word I say. 

Now this work has been very interesting to me 
and very educational and it is a great opportunity. 
I hope that I can be here with you all the week 
and if I can be of any assistance to you, please 
do not hesitate to call od me. I feel closer to the 
Iteople of N. C. than any other state in the 
United States. 

There is somewhat of a threat now to the 
M ill er-Ty dings Bill. A bill has been introduced 
to repeal it and I say to you that I think at the 
present time we have it well in hand. Mr. 
Roland Jones has been very diligent. We want 
to work on this without any publicity. The 
TXEC recommended that it be repealed. It may 
develop that we will have to have some concerted 
action and I say to you folks that if I can be of 
any assistance, I will help you in any way I can. 

Following Mr. Durham's address, Vice- 
President Ralph Eogers took the chair while 
President Hollingsworth presented his ad- 
dress. 

PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS 

President Hollingsworth: Mr. Chairmun, 
Fellow Members of the North Carolina Pharmaceu- 
tical Association, Ladies and Gentlemen : 

It has been customary in the j)a.st for the 
President to deliver an address at each annual 
meeting. After reading over a few of these in 
the Proceedings Numbers of the Journal, I real- 
ized my inability to render one which would com- 
pare favorably with those of my worthy predeces- 
sors. Therefore, I started looking for an alibi, 
or some way out of my predicament. In studying 
the Constitution and By-Laws, I found a ray of 
hope and here it is: 

By-Laws, Article II — Duties of Officers 
Section I. The President shall preside at all 
meetings, etc. He shall present at each annual 
meeting a report of the operations of the Asso- 
ciation during the year and suggest such sub- 



jects for its benefit as he may deem worthy of 
notice. 

* * * 

I have quoted the above By-Law to justify the 
action I am taking in presenting a report, yes, 
another one of those abominable reports, which 
some of you detest so much. Therefore, I suggest 
that you make yourselves as comfortable as pos- 
sible, and resign yourselves to your fate. How- 
ever, I have outlined the activities briefly and 
will try to make as few comments as possible. 
As I see it, the activities of the Association in- 
clude the efforts of the officers in carrying on this 
work and, therefore, I will ask your indulgence 
in making personal references. 

The Country Needs Our Help 
We are all conscious of. the seriousness of the 
times. We realize more than ever before that our 
nation is confronted with world problems that 
grow more serious each day and that each hour 
concerns us more closely as the World War battle 
front changes and as the European nations fight 
on. It is not a time for us to indulge in hys- 
teria, but to face facts calmly and helpfully. Above 
all we must prove that we are 100 per cent 
Americans and are still true to the ideals of our 
forefathers as well as to our flag, the greatest 
emblem of freedom in all the world. As we 
begin our convention then, let us not only renew 
our ])Iedges of loyalty and service to our pro- 
fession, but to our President and to our country! 

It was my privilege, as a delegate from your 
Association, to attend the meeting of the Ameri- 
can Pharmaceutical Association in Atlanta, in 
August 1939, and also, the meeting in Richmond, 
in May 1940. North Carolina was well repre- 
sented with large delegations at both meetings and 
this fact was noticed and commented on by the 
officers. I was a member of that Association for 
several years after graduation, but decided that 
it was too scientific and too far above the head 
of the average small-town druggist so I dropped 
my meniber.shii). After attending these meetings, 
I realized that my opinion was wrong, and that 
there is a definite place in the A. Ph. A. for the 
retail pharmacist. The sections on Practical 
Pharmacy and Dispensing, and on Pharmaceutical 
Economics are of particular interest to the retail 
Iiharmacist. Our own member, Mr. Kelly E. Ben- 
nett, of Bryson City, read a paper on Prescrip- 
tion Record-Keeping before the latter section, at 
the Atlanta Meeting, and it was well received. 
This paper was later published in our Carolina 
JoiRN.M, OF Pn.\iiM.\CY. The A. Ph. A. is now 
l)ublishinK a Practical Pharmacy edition of its 
Journal and this should stimulate more interest 
for the retail pharmacist. 

Mr. Charles H. Evans, a retail iiharmacist of 
Carrollton, Georgia, our neighboring state, is now 
President of the A. Ph. A. 

Dr. E. F. Kelly, a native North Carolinian, 
has been Secretary for many years, and has done 
a great deal for the cause of pharmacy. Dr. Kelly 
was my Professor of Pharmacy, and is a man 
for whom I have the greatest admiration and re- 



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spect. His Association deserves our active sup- 
port. 

Again, it was my privilege, as a delegate from 
your Association, to attend the United States 
Pharmacopoeial Convention in Washington, in 
May, 1940. It was a source of great satisfaction 
to see and hear the men who write our textbooks 
and who have revised our Pharmacopoeia several 
times. But the greatest satisfaction was in hav- 
ing a part in the election of one of our own 
members. Dr. Jacobs, of the University School of 
Pharmacy, as a member of the Revision Com- 
mittee. 

At the Charlotte Meeting, when I was installed 
as your President, it was with a deep sense of 
appreciation for the honor you had bestowed upon 
me, and a feeling of great responsibility to my 
fellow members, to carry on the excellent work 
done by my predecessors. However, there was 
also a sense of uneasiness on entering into my 
duties without the ever helpful hand of Dean 
Beard as Secretary. I had looked forward to 
serving with him with a great deal of pleasure. 
It was soon very apparent to me that some of 
this uneasiness could be dispelled as Professor 
Rose and Miss Noble carried on the work in a 
most creditable manner and were most helpful 
and cooperative. 

It is not my intention to report on the com- 
mittees which had specific duties to perform, but 
I do want to mention a few things that I con- 
sider most important. Also, I realize that most 
of the activities on which I report have been pub- 
lished in the Journal, but to refresh your mem- 
ory I will outline them briefly in the order in 
which they occurred. 

There have been six meetings of your Execu- 
tive Committee and three of them have been joint 
sessions with the Board of Pharmacy, and from 
this you will see that this body is giving us ex- 
cellent cooperation and assistance. Tlie first meet- 
ing was on June 20, in joint session with the 
Board of Pharmacy, and at this time W. J. 
Smith was elected Secretary-Treasurer of your As- 
sociation and Editor of the Carolina Journal of 
Pharmacy, also as part-time inspector for the 
Board. I consider this as one of the most im- 
portant steps this Association has ever taken, as 
I think the arrangement is working well and that 
much progress has been made. However, I sin- 
cerely hope that the Association will soon be 
strong enough to require the full time of the Sec- 
retary. 

I want to take this opportunity to express to 
the members of the Board of Pharmacy, the sin- 
cere appreciation of the Association for their fine 
cooperation and assistance at a very critical time. 

One of my first duties was the appointment of 
committees, and the one hundred county legisla- 
tive chairmen. When you stop to consider that 
approximately 150 such appointments are to be 
made, it is quite an undertaking, and I sought 
advice from many sources. However, I will refer 
to this later. For those committees which would 
require frequent trips to Chapel Hill and Raleigh, 
I tried to appoint members other than those in 



the extreme eastern or western i^arts of the state. 
Judging from my own experience during the pre- 
vious two years, it is quite a hardship and very 
inconvenient at times to drive long distances to 
these meetings. 

In June, it was my pleasure to attend the Con- 
vention of the Virginia Pharmaceutical Associa- 
tion in Roanoke, in company with Miss Alice 
Noble, as uninvited guests. However, we certainly 
received a very warm welcome and were treated 
royally. Secretary Winne had very kindly at- 
tended several of our meetings, and had been 
very helpful to us. Therefore our purpose in go- 
ing was to show our appreciation and to get 
ideas for our own convention, also to extend an 
invitation to the Virginia Pharmacists to attend 
this Convention. 

N. A. R. D. 

Again, as delegate from your Association, and 
as your President, it was my privilege to attend 
the Convention of the National Association of Re- 
tail Druggists in New York in September. I was 
very favorably impressed with the entire organ- 
ization, the sincerity of the officers, the ableness 
of the attorneys, and especially with the strong 
financial condition. With practically unlimited 
funds, it is no wonder that they can do such 
excellent work for the relail druggists of U. S. 
It was very evident to me that they are putting 
forth great effort in the interest of the small, 
independent retail druggist. 

The Presidents of the State Associations con- 
stitute the Advisory Committee to the President of 
the N. A. R. D., and at the Pre-Convention Meet- 
ing of this body, with the President and Executive 
Committee, your Association was given national 
recognition as having held the largest convention 
in Charlotte that had ever been held by any State 
Pharmaceutical Association in the U. S. up to 
that time, according to official records. We owe 
a debt of gratitude to Mr. John A. Goode, former 
President of the N. A. R. D. for this honor and 
recognition. Thanks again to Mr. Goode, Chair- 
man of our delegation, it was my privilege to 
serve on the Resolutions Committee. Two meet- 
ings were held and the last one was adjourned at 
five o'clock in the morning. It was very inter- 
esting and instructive to hear the discussions as 
the members were from every section of the U. S. 
We think we have some problems in North Caro- 
lina, but many states have greater ones, and I 
came to the conclusion that North Carolina was 
a much better place for the retail pharmacist than 
the majority of states. It was quite evident that 
many State Associations are now trying to attain 
objectives which our Association attained several 
years ago. One in particular is the placing of a 
Pharmacist on the State Board of Health, and 
this Association is very fortunate at the present 
time in having one of our Ex-Presidents serving 
very creditably on our State Board of Health. 

The Drug Show held in connection with the 
Convention was very interesting and many new 
ideas on display and merchandising were avail- 
able. I think our Association should give some 
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In consideration of the excellent work being 
done for the independent retail druggists by the 
N. A. R. D., our active support should be given to 
it, but I am going to be selfish and request that 
you pay your dues to the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association first, and then join or pay 
dues to the X. A. R. D. After all, as the old say- 
ing goes, "charity begins at home.'' 

Mr. Sam Watkins, another Southerner, of Dora, 
Alabama, is President at the present time. 

Pharmacy Week — -October 22 

National Pharmacy Week was widely observed 
by North Carolina Pharmacists. R'adio talks were 
given over the Durham, Hickory, and Winston- 
Salem stations. There were several appearances 
before civic and luncheon clubs, many profes- 
sional window displays, and special ads in local 
papers. An outstanding example of newspaper 
publicity was a full page in the Charlotte Ob- 
server used by the pharmacists of that city to 
carry the combined Pharmacy Week message to 
the people of that section. 

Your Secretary spoke to 600 school children in 
Durham on the history of pharmacy. A more ex- 
tensive program of this nature would give the 
public a better insight into the services rendered 
by the pharmacists of your state. 

On October 23, Secretary Smith and I visited 
the Durham Drug Club and enjoyed an' excellent 
barbecue supper. After seeing President Reamer 
and the members of his club in action, I was 
thoroughly convinced that our convention in this 
city would be one of the best, and I sincerely 
believe that you will agree with me before you 
leave. 

I did a very good job of eating- barbecue and 
what goes with it, if you do not believe me. ask 
Mr. Boone, and Secretary Smith made a very 
fine talk on our objectives for the year. We made 
an agreement that I was to do the eating and he 
was to do the talking. However, it was not long 
until he started encroaching on my duties. 

On October 25, we visited the Winston-Salem 
Drug Club, and enjoyed a delicious steak dinner. 
We congratulated the members on making one of 
the most succesisful Fair Trade Drives in the 
State. I attempted to give them some observa- 
tions made at recent conventions I had attended, 
and extended them an invitation to attend the 
coming Sectional Meeting in Asheville. Secretary 
Smith again made a very fine talk on proposed 
new activities. 

Sectional Meetings 
For many years the Presidents of your Asso- 
ciation have recommended District or Sectional 
meetings and this was one of the objectives of 
this administration. We felt that it was necessary 
to start such a program where it could be spon- 
sored by a local drug club with the assistance of 
a wholesale drug jobber. When your Secretary 
discussed this matter with the A.sheville Drug 
Club, they were very enthusiastic and asked that 
a meeting, under the name of "A Merchandising 



Clinic," be held in their city on November 7. 
Therefore, on this date was held the first Sec- 
tional Meeting of the N. C. P. A. The future 
policy of this program was dependent on the suc- 
cess or failure of this meeting. Your officers felt 
that it was an absolute success, and the sincere 
thanks of our entire membership is due the Ashe- 
ville Drug Club, and especially its Secretary. Mr. 
H. E. Phillips, the Dr. T. C. Smith Co., and all 
the firms that participated. 

On the trip to Asheville I called on as many 
druggists as possible and reminded them of the 
meeting and urged them to attend. 

On December 2, the Secretary and I visited 
the Greensboro Drug Club. It was time to eat 
again and an excellent turkey dinner was served. 
We were so enthusiastic in discussing the Ashe- 
ville Meeting with them that their officers, in 
conjunction with the Justice Drug Co., requested 
that such a meeting be held in their city as soon 
in the new year as convenient. We were very 
happy indeed over this request, as we felt that 
our dreams were coming true. It was our inten- 
tion to hold this meeting in January, and if suc- 
cessful, to attempt one in Eastern Carolina in 
March, even if there was no drug club or jobber 
to sponsor it. Due to the influenza epidemic and 
other causes the Greensboro meeting was not held 
until March. As most of you know thia meeting 
was also very successful, and again we wish to 
express our thanks to the Greensboro Drug Club, 
the Justice Drug Co., and all the firms whose rep- 
resentatives had a part. 

It was evident during the open forum that 
many members entered into the discussions and 
expressed their ideas, who do not do so at our 
annual meetings. Also, we find that many mem- 
bers who cannot spend three days at the Annual 
Convention, can come to a one-day meeting in 
their section of the state. Therefore, we feel that 
we have made some progress in bringing the As- 
sociation to those members who cannot come to 
the Association. 

Mrtlidil of Atlrcrtixing Sectional Meetings 

One of the ways of advertising the Sectional 
Meeting was for the local drug club to send out 
an invitation in the form of a card signed by its 
President and Secretary about five days prior to 
the meeting, then a similar card, as a reminder, 
signed by your President and Secretary was 
mailed two days later. On my way down to 
(Jreensboro I did some missionary work for the 
meeting. I asked the first druggist I called on if 
he received a program, and this was his reply, 
"My goodne.ss yes I I received a program, a let- 
ter, a card every other day, I read about it in 
the JoTRNAL, and it was stamped on every in- 
voice I received from the jobber, that fellow 
Smith down at Chapel Hill certainly is doing 
around, and now here you are. I certainly am 
coming to see what it's all about." So, for the 
benefit of the eastern druggists this is the ammu- 
nition we used. We will now go back to the time 
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Retail Drug Institute 

For many years the Presidents of your Asso- 
ciation have recommended extension courses, re- 
fresher courses, institutes of pharmacy, a series 
of lectures, clinics, etc. During this administra- 
tion we have succeeded in making a start in this 
direction in the form of a "Retail Drug Insti- 
tute." 

On November 18, your Executive Committee, 
in joint session vjrith the Board of Pharmacy, met 
in Chapel Hill to hear a proposal from a repre- 
sentative of the State Department of Education 
for a program on "Distributive Education for the 
Druggists." We felt that this was just what we 
had wanted for a long time, and was unanimously 
approved by both bodies. As a result, the pro- 
gram was started in the Greensboro area on Feb- 
ruary 3, and is now in operation in the Durham 
area, as you know. I visited two of the classes 
in Greensboro and was very much impressed with 
the interest taken. 

Miss Noble Honored 

On December 2, at the Carolina Inn in Chapel 
Hill, the members of your Executive Committee, 
at their personal expense, were hosts at a banquet 
honoring Miss Alice Noble. We had as guests 
twenty-two of her closest Chapel Hill friends, in- 
cluding President Frank Graham, Dean R. B. 
House, Prof. Rose, Dr. Jacobs, Dr. Burlage, of 
the University, and Dr. M. C. S. Noble, father 
of the honoree. 

A gift from her many friends in the Associa- 
tion was presented in recognition of her many 
years of loyal and efficient service. 

At a later meeting of the Executive Committee, 
Miss Noble was made an Honorary Member of 
your Association. She is the first woman to re- 
ceive this honor in North Carolina. This action 
on the part of the Committee was a source of 
great satisfaction to me as I felt it was so richly 
deserved. 

Much of the success attained by our Associa- 
tion, our School of Pharmacy, and our Carolina 
Journal of Pharmacy is due to her untiring 
efforts. 

Pharmacy has no better friend in North Caro- 
lina than Miss Alice Noble. She is acquainting 
the whole South with pharmacy and pharmacists 
in North Carolina through the columns of the 
South Eastern Drug Jourruxl. 

Legislation 
In January your Executive and Legislative 
Committees, in joint session with the Board of 
Pharmacy and our Attorney, met in Raleigh to 
consider our legislative program. We were in- 
formed that an Amendment to our Uniform Nar- 
cotic Act would be introduced at the request of 
Governor Broughton and the Federal officials. 
This Amendment would place on prescription only 
every exempt preparation we now have with the 
exception of those containing one grain of codeine 
to the fluid ounce. Included in this list are Pare- 
goric, Godfrey's Cordial, Bateman Drops, Lead 
and Opium Wash, Brown Mixture, Stokes Ex- 



pectorant, Syrup Cocillana, and many other well- 
known cough syrups. 

It was evident to us that this would be detri- 
mental to the best interests of our members, and 
we decided to oppose such legislation. We were 
of the opinion that if such legislation was really 
needed it should be enacted by the Federal Gov- 
ernment rather than by the individual states. 
Congress was in session at that time and is at 
the present time. The Narcotic Agent was ad- 
vised of this action and the bill was never intro- 
duced. 

This same bill has recently been passed by the 
New York Legislature and it seems that the drug- 
gists knew very little about its passage, and now 
are up in arms trying to get it repealed. The 
New York druggists have accused their Legisla- 
tive Committee of negligence in not informing 
them that such a bill had been introduced. I do 
not think that such a thing could happen in 
North Carolina. 

During this session no laws detrimental to 
pharmacy were passed, and for the first time in 
several years no bills were introduced to lower 
the standards of pharmacy. 

All labor bills were defeated and much pro- 
posed adverse legislation was headed off due to 
the excellent work of your Committee and At- 
torney. 

We failed to get enacted into law our own pro- 
posed legislation due to some very unusual situa- 
tions which will be explained in the report of the 
Legislative Committee. We were very fortunate in 
having as Chairman of this Committee, Mr. Paul 
Thompson of Fairmont, a former member of the 
House of Representatives, who did an excellent 
job. 

Student Branch 

In March it was my pleasure to visit the Stu- 
dent Branch in Chapel Hill. Although I went 
down there with some fear and misgivings, this 
proved to be one of the most enjoyable experi- 
ences of my administration. Their eagerness and 
anxiety for information on the practical opera- 
tion of a drug store was really refreshing. I have 
never seen a more attentive or appreciative audi- 
ence, and it does one's heart good to observe their 
interest. 

Realizing that a majority of them had never 
had any drug store experience, I told them of 
many ideas that I had found useful, and warned 
them of many pitfalls into which I had stumbled. 

"Dealing with the Customer" was one of the 
principal subjects discussed, and they were told 
that tact, courtesy, diplomacy, hard common 
sense, and good judgment would be required. 

An explanation of the difference between cour- 
tesy and diplomacy that I once heard was passed 
on to them, and here it is: "If a gentleman 
should accidentally walk into a strange bath- 
room and find a lady in the tub, and he should 
say, 'Pardon me, please,' and immediately walk 
out, that would he courtesy. But. if he should 
say, 'Pardon me, "Sir," ' that would be diplo- 
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I was delighted to see so many young ladies 
in the School of Pharmacy, and am of the opin- 
ion that as more of them enter our profession we 
will have cleaner drug stores, more orderly ar- 
ranged, and a more wholesome atmosphere pre- 
vailing. 

I cannot help but feel that we are not doing 
our full duty by our Student Branch members. 
In their report at the Charlotte Meeting, an 
invitation was extended for druggists to visit 
them. We should do this, if for no other reason 
than a selfish one, that the graduates be better 
prepared to meet the everyday problems when 
they enter our stores. But a far better reason 
would be that we could have a small part in 
helping those who are to carry on in our foot- 
steps, and make our profession even better than 
it is today. 

Our School of Pharmacy is doing an excellent 
.iob of ijreparing its students for our prescrip- 
tion departments, but they do not meet customers 
or sell merchandise over the counter in the lab- 
oratory. It is up to us to see our duty and do 
it. A pharmacist, who is not a store owner, 
would be an ideal visitor as many questions 
would be asked him that might not be a.sked of 
an owner. We should have a representative of 
every type of store in the state to visit them. 
A speech is not necessary, if so I would have 
been doomed. Just a few comments, throw the 
meeting open to questions, and you will have a 
lot of fun. You may rest assured that you will 
receive a very cordial welcome from each and 
every member of the Faculty and Student Branch. 

Drug Clubs 

On April .S, Secretary Smith and I visited the 
newly organized Wayne County Retail Druggists 
Association at Goldsboro. We ate western steak 
in an eastern town. We were delighted with the 
interest in Association affairs shown, and feel 
sure that a meeting in that section will do a 
great deal of good. 

On this trip we visited every drug store in 
Goldsboro, Smithfield, and Clayton. 

We have local drug clubs in most of the larger 
cities and they are doing e.xcellent work, and 
when the parent Association calls on them for 
help it alway.s comes forth immediately. I think 
one of our needs now is for the formation of 
County or Multi-County Clubs or Associations. 

Local clubs promote good fellowship, mutual 
problems can be solved, and existing difficulties 
can be controlled. Eating together makes the 
road much smoother. 

They can make the State Association more ac- 
tive and interesting, and are excellent training 
grounds for state Association officers. 

Wentern Trip 

Secretary Smith and I spent the week of 
April 7 visiting the drug stores in the western 
part of the state. Starting in at Gastonia. we 
called on every one between there and Murphy. 
Our efforts were directed toward getting new 



members, reviving interest in old ones, collecting 
dues, building good will for the Association, and 
extending invitations to this Convention. 

We made many pleasant contacts and many of 
our members seemed to appreciate a visit from 
their officers. I picked up many good ideas for 
our own stores. One thing that I noticed was 
the need of better lighting in some of the stores, 
while in many others recent improvements had 
been made, with excellent results. I feel sure 
that the talk on "Better Lighting" on this pro- 
gram will be beneficial to many of us. 

After spending one week on the road I came 
to the conclusion that if every owner of a drug 
store in North Carolina would do likewise that 
ever after, for the members of our T. M. A., I 
feel sure that life would be much sweeter, and I 
know their expense accounts would be much 
smaller. I have made a resolution that, starting 
next week, I am going to try to be more con- 
siderate of them. I have an idea that those who 
have called on me during the past month will 
be glad to hear it. These men are real friends of 
the druggists, as they travel over the state and 
pick up good ideas, and pass them on to \is in 
other towns. They are most helpful to us, and 
can be especially so to the young pharmacist just 
starting in business for himself. A true member 
of the T. M. A. will advise him wisely rather than 
sell him more merchandise than he really needs. 

Another way in which they help us is in cre- 
ating a desire for our members to attend the 
sectional meetings and the annual convention by 
their sustained efforts in promoting these events. 
Tlierefore, for the time being, I would like to 
change T. M. A. to T. A. M. — "Thanks a Million." 

The Women's Auxiliary is a vital part of our 
organization and is doing its duty in promoting 
the interests of Pharmacy. 

In 1932 a loan fund was started for needy 
students of our School of Pharmacy. This fund 
has now grown to more than $900, a very neat 
sum to carry on this work. I would like to ex- 
press to them my sincere thanks for their con- 
tinued interest and cooperation. 

Future Growth 

As to the future growth of the Association, I 
am very optimistic and feel that the coming year 
will be more successful than the past, as the 
President and Secretary will be only twelve miles 
apart and can go over the affairs of the Associa- 
tion more frequently. There are many good phar- 
macists who are prominent and substantial citizens 
in their respective communities, but not mem- 
bers of our Association. Many of them have 
been dropped from the roll, and I firmly believe 
some of them can be brought back into the fold 
if we can correct a situation that is getting more 
acute with the scarcity of registered pharmacists. 
Many places of business are operating as drug 
stores without a registered pharmacist for ex- 
tended lengths of time, and we must find some 
way to help the Board in bettering this situation. 

What a person will pay for a thing depends 
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she believes it to be worth. Therefore our job 
is for each member to become a missionary and 
carrj- the gospel to the unbelievers. We should 
not condemn them but convince them that our 
cause is a common cause, and our enemies com- 
mon enemies. Druggists are bargain hunters. The 
services rendered by organized pharmacy in North 
Carolina, for the price asked, represent a genu- 
ine bargain. 

Vice-Presidents 

I think one way in which we can build up and 
retain our membership is for the officers to visit 
the stores more. It was my privilege to slide 
into the the President's chair with too great 
ease. Outside of attending all Executive Com- 
mittee meetings and Conventions to which I was 
sent as a delegate, I did not do much else as a 
Vice-President. 

It is impossible for the President to cover the 
whole state with the Secretary. Therefore, I sug- 
gest that the First and Second Vice-Presidents 
each travel with the Secretary, preferably in a 
section of the state other than the one in which 
he resides. By doing so he will meet many mem- 
bers in person who do not get to attend the 
Convention regularly, and when he is elevated to 
the Presidency he will be in a better position to 
appoint his committees more intelligently. 

Also, it will give some of the members an op- 
portunity to see the man for whom they have 
been voting. 

Other ways of promoting general welfare of 
pharmacy would be by making talks to the Stu- 
dent Branch, and to high-school seniors in try- 
ing to influence them in studying pharmacy, and 
by making talks during National Pharmacy Week. 

If the above suggestions meet with your ap- 
proval it would be necessary to amend Article 
II, Section 2 of the By-Laws. The following to 
be added to Article II, Section 2 : To assist the 
President and Secretary in promoting interests 
of the Association in any way the Executive 
Committee sees fit. 

Board of Pharmacy 

Our Board of Pharmacy is to be commended 
for tightning up on applications for new drug 
store permits. When such an application is re- 
ceived an inspector is sent to make a thorough 
investigation, and, according to a recent ruling, 
a minimum requirement of equipment is made 
before a permit is granted. After traveling over 
the state and seeing actual conditions I have 
come to the conclusion that there are problems 
confronting our Board of Pharmacy that cannot 
be solved by the Wisdom of King Solomon him- 
self. Ever since my early school days I have 
heard the expression, from "Murphy to Manteo," 
without realizing the full extent of its meaning. 
Two years ago I went to Manteo and got an 
idea of what a big ,iob it was to inspect the drug 
stores of North Carolina often. But not until 
last month, when I visited Murphy, did I real- 
ize the immensity of the situation. 



Tlie Board needs a lot of help in enforcing 
our Pharmacy Laws, and by enforcing the laws 
I do not have reference to those stores with only 
one pharmacist. What I refer to is those with 
not even one, operating for extended lengths of 
time. In view of the fact that approximately 
20% of the drug stores and pharmacies in North 
Carolina are owned by those other than regis 
tered pharmacists, and shortage of pharmacists at 
the present time the situation is becoming quite 
acute. I think such applicants in the future 
should be advised by the Board of such short- 
age and that the Board could not be held re- 
sponsible for supplying pharmacists. It is very 
easy for the nonregistered owner to tell the 
Board to send a pharmacist, but very hard for 
the Board to do so. 

How can we help the Board ? I have only 
one idea and it may not be worth a "Tinker's 
Dam." Each year the President appoints a Leg- 
islative Chairman in every county in the state 
and the Secretary sends a notice of such appoint- 
ment and outlines the duties. To be included in 
these duties would be the reporting of such stores 
to the Board, and when this duty has been per- 
formed then it is' the duty of the Board to send 
an inspector immediately and take the proper 
steps. Tlie above duty of the County Chairman 
should be published in the Carolina Journal of 
Ph.\rmacy, so that every drug store owner in 
the state will be informed of it, and, therefore, 
should not criticize the County Chairman for per- 
forming his duty. 

Suffffestions 

1. Continuation of Sectional Meetings 

2. Continuation of Retail Drug Institute 

3. Continuation of affiliation in N. A. R. D. 

4. That non-members be charged $1.00 annually 
for the Journal 

5. That more duties be assigned the first and 
second Vice-Presidents 

6. Formation of County and Multi-County Drug 
Clubs ""^ 

7. Observance of a Clean-up, Paint-up. and 
Brighten-up Week for our stores 

8. Inauguration of program to interest high- 
school seniors in our profession 

9. More cooperation be given Fair Trade Manu- 
facturers 

10. Election of members of the Board of Phar- 
macy, by mail ballot, just as officers of the 
Association are elected. This suggestion is 
made because of the change in the By-Laws 
affecting Board Members at the last Conven- 
tion. 
To make this change it will be necessary to 
amend Article I — Election of Officers, Section 5. 
of the Bj'-Laws, to read as follows : 

The North Carolina Pharmaceutical Associa- 
tion shall annually elect by mail ballot, in the 
same manner as officers are elected, from among 
the most skillful pharmacists in North Carolina, 
for a term of five years, one pharmacist to the 
State Board of Pharmacy. The same must have 
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lina at least five years previous to his election; 
he must be actually engaged in pharmacy; and 
shall not succeed himself; provided that this does 
not prohibit the re-election of any member of the 
present board for one additional term. 

Thanks and Appreciation 

The past year has been one of the happiest of 
my life, and I want to thank you sincerely for 
the honor and privilege of serving as your Presi- 
dent. I feel that I have gained more than I 
have given, for the many pleasant associations I 
have had. tlie friends I have made, all the de- 
lightful functions in which I have taken part 
throughoiit the state, shall always be cherished 
memories. I wish to express my deep apprecia- 
tion to my fellow officers, the Chairman and 
members of the various committees, the members 
of the Board of Pharmacy, Mr. H. C. McAllister, 
Inspector, Dean Beard, Miss Alice Noble, Attor- 
ney Bowman and the Faculty of the School of 
Pharmacy for their interest and cooperation at 
all times. 

I owe a debt of gratitude to Secretary Smith 
for every effort that he has put forth to make 
this administration a successful one. ITe has been 
sincere and conscientious in carrying out his du- 
ties and has done much of the work that I 
should have done. It has been a real pleasure 
to be associated with him. 

In conclusion I want to thank Mr. I. T. 
Reamer. Local Secretary, Mr. L. J. Loveland. 
Local Chairman of the T. M. A., and Mrs. Mor- 
gan, President of the Durham Women's Auxil- 
iary, and the members of the Durham Drug Club 
for the elaborate plans they have made for our 
entertainment and pleasure. 

To those who have had the patience and en- 
durance to remain in this room and listen to this 
lengthy report I express my deepest sympathy. 



It was moved and seconded that the Pres- 
ident 's address he referred to a Committee 
for consideration. Vice-President Rogers ap- 
pointed D. L. Boone, Sr., Chairman, Sam 
Welfare and A. C. Cecil as Committee on 
the President's Address. 

At a later session Mr. Rogers called upon 
Chairman Boone for the Committee's report 
on the President's Address. 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE 
PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS 

Your Committee met and reviewed carefully 
the address and suggestions offered by our Presi- 
dent and we desire to commend him for his un- 
tiring efforts in behalf of the Association during 
these twelve months that he has ser\-ed us so 
faithfully. 

Suffice it to say that his report of his efforts 
is one of the most comprehensive that has been 
made to this body. His untiring efforts in seeing 



that the objectives of the Association have been 
fully carried out, is the knowledge of each one 
of us. 

He has travelled from Manteo to Murphy in 
the interest of pharmacy (which he loves so 
well) and while it was his pleasure and he re- 
ceived nnuli .ioy and plea.sure from it, we are 
confident that it was a sacrifice on his part many 
times. We offer his address and his suggestions 
to the Association. 

We. your Committee, desire to present to the 
Association suggestion number 10 which reads 
as follows: "Election of members of the Board of 
Pharmacy by mail ballot, just as officers of the 
Association are elected. This suggestion is made 
because of the change in the By-Laws affecting 
Board Members at the last Convention. To make 
this change it will be neces,sary to amend Article 
I — Election of Officers — Section 5 of the By- 
Laws, to read as follows: The North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association shall annually elect by 
mail ballot, in the same manner as officers are 
elected, from among the most skillful jiharma- 
cists in N. C. for a term of five years, one phar- 
macist to the State Board of Pharmacy. The 
same must have been registered as a pharmacist 
in N. C. at least five years previous to his elec- 
tion; he must be actually engaged in ])harmacy; 
and shall not succeed himself; provided that this 
does not iirohibit the re-election of any member 
of the present Board for one additional term.'' 

Same to- take effect as of 1942. 

Suggestion number 4 — pertaining to non-mem- 
bers being charged one dollar annually for the 
Journal. We move this suggestion be tabled. 

If there are no objections, we recommend that 
the eight remaining suggestions be endorsed as 
a whole and that the Executive Committee be 
instructed to see that same is jjroperly attended to. 

We further recommend that a vote of appre- 
ciation and tlianks be extended to President Hol- 
lingsworth for his untiring efforts during his 
administration in behalf of the N. C. druggists, 
and beloved Association. 

Respectfully submitted, 
(Signed) D. L. BOONE, Chairman, 
A. C. CECIL, 
SAM E. WELFARE. 



At the conclusion of the report, sugges- 
tions No. 10 and No. 4 were voted on indi- 
vidually ami the remainder were voted on as 
a wliole. With the exception of suggestion 
No. 4, wliicli received an unfavorable vote, 
all (it I'lcsidciit llollingsworth 's sugges- 
tions were adopted by the Association. 
Upon Mr. Boone 's motion the President 's 
report was adopted. President HoUings- 
worth was accorded a rising vote of thanks 
for his splendid report on the activities of 
the past year, and his recommendations. 



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President Hollingsworth resumed the chair 
and expressed thanks that his recommenda- 
tions were accepted. 

Mr. Eease Inge, Southern Sales Manager 
of E. R. Squibb and Sons was introduced by 
President Hollingsworth as the next speaker 
of the evening. 

CUSTOMER RELATIONS AS APPLIED 
TO THE RETAIL DRUG STORE 

By Rease Inge 

Mr. Inge's address was carried in full in 
the August issue of the Journal 

D. L. Boone, Jr., Chairman of the Prize 
Committee, on behalf of Peabody Drug Co. 
presented President Hollingsworth and Pres- 
ident-elect Rogers with copies of "History 
of Pharmacy. ' ' 

Following this was a drawing of Phar- 
macy books presented by Peabody Drug Co. 
Miss Alice Noble was called on to draw the 
numbers from the box. The major prize, 
fifty dollars worth of books was won by 
H. C. McAllister of Chapel Hill, Assistant 
Inspector for the N. C. Board of Pharmacy. 
Other prize winners were: Wilkins Harden, 
of Raleigh; J. Harper Best, of Greensboro; 
W. P. Ripley, of Durham; Rowe B. Camp- 
bell, of Taylorsville ; Phil D. Gattis, of Ra- 
leigh ; A. D. Edens, J. B. Threatt and C. L. 
Clodfelter, all of Durham; W. Lee Moose, 
of Mount Pleasant; Carter Watkins, of Em- 
poria, Va.; A. C. Cecil, of High Point; W. 
W. Allgood, of Roxboro; and B. H. Whit- 
ford, of Washington. 

Following the awarding of prizes, motion 
for adjournment was made and seconded. 

SECOND SESSION 

The second session of the convention was 
called to order by President Hollingsworth 
at nine o'clock Wednesday morning. 

During the Reading of Communications 
the following was read by President Hol- 
lingsworth : 

May 13, 1941. 
Joseph Hollingsworth, President, 

N. C. Pharmaceutical Association Convention, 

Washington Duke Hotel, Durham, N. C. 

As you assemble for your 1941 Convention the 
National Association of Retail Druggists extends 
to the officers and members of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association its greetings and best 



wishes for a most successful series of meetings. 
At no time has there been greater need for con- 
tinued loyalty and organized cooperation among 
druggists. I trust this allegiance to local, state 
and National Associations will be reaffirmed at 
your Convention. 

(Signed) JOHN W. DARGAVEL, 
Executive Secretarij. 
National Association of 
Retail Druggists. 



Mr. F. W. Hancock, Secretary-Treasurer 
of the N. C. Board of Pharmacy was called 
upon at this time for his report. He stated 
that this was his 40th annual report. He 
announced that the Beal prize was won by 
Jesse M. Pike of Concord. At the conclusion 
of the reading of the names of those mem- 
bers Avho had died during the past year, the 
entire delegation stood as a silent tribute 
to them. During this time, Mr. Hancock 
read an appropriate poem. 

At the conclusion of his report, which is 
to be found elsewhere in this issue, it was 
moved and seconded that it be adopted. 

President Hollingsworth then called for a 
report of the Membership Committee. Since 
Chairman E. V. Stephenson was unable to 
be present, Secretary W. J. Smith presented 
his report. 

REPORT OF MEMBERSHIP 
COMMITTEE 

Due to the unfortunate death of our Chair- 
man, Mr. Henry Clay Ross of Winston-Salem, 
thi^ committee has been unable to function as 
originally planned. I have been appointed Acting 
Chairman for the Committee and wish to submit 
the following report : 

Since June 1 of last year the Association has 
accepted 38 regular members and 18 associate 
members. The Student Branch of the Association 
at Chapel Hill has accepted 17 new members. 

In order to secure new members for the com- 
ing year a program of some nature should be 
formulated. I suggest that a current copy of the 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy be sent to 
every prospective member in our State. Along 
with this Journal should be included a personal 
letter describing the merits of the Association and 
showing the many advantages enjoyed by its 
members. The dues paid by our members help to 
maintain and continue the Carolina Journ.\l of 
Pharmacy, the Retail Drug Institute, Merchan- 
dising Clinics, Legal Department, Pharmacists' 
Employment Bureau, Fair Trade and Legislative 
Committees, Annual Meetings of the Association, 
and various other activities that improve the 
status of the Professional Pharmacist in this 
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Let us all work together and strive to increase 
our membership as much as possible before our 
next meeting. TOGETHER WE STAND— DI- 
VIDED WE FALL. 

(Signed) E. V. STEPHENSOX, Chairman 
Membership Committee. 



Motion was made and seconded to adopt 
report of the Membership Committee. 

President Hollingsworth then appointed 
the Xoniinating Committee: R. R. Copeland, 
Chairman, Phil Gattis, C. C. Fordham, Jr., 
J. C. Jackson, R. P. Lyon, P. J. Suttlemeyer, 
E. C. Adams. 

President Hollingsworth appointed as a 
Committee on Time and Place, J. C. Brantley, 
Jr., Chairman, Earl Tate and C. R. White- 
head. 

The next order of business was the report 
of the Executive Committee. This was read 
by Secretary Smith. 

REPORT OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 

First Sessio7i 

Tlie first meeting of the Executive Committee 
was held in Charlotte immediately after the' close 
of the 1940 Convention. AU members of the Com- 
mittee were present except Mr. Paul Bissette. 

It was moved and passed by Suttlemyre-Gattis 
that I. W. Rose continue as Acting Secretary- 
Treasurer and Managing Editor of the Oarolina 
Journal of Pharmacy for a period of six 
months, or until a permanent Secretary-Treasurer 
and Managing Editor was selected. 

On motion of Suttlemyre- Rogers, Mr. C. M. 
Andrews was re-elected Assistant Secretary-Treas- 
urer. 

The President and Secretary-Treasurer were 
empowered to select a Local Secretary in confer- 
ence with Durham druggists for the 1941 meet- 
ing on motion of Fordham-Gattis. 

Motion by Fordham-Gattis was passed that the 
President di.scuss with prospective persons terms 
and conditions upon which they might accept the 
position of Secretary-Treasurer arid Managing 
Editor of the Carolina Journal ok Pharmacy 
and have them pre,sent at the next meeting of the 
Committee if thought wise. 

The meeting then ad.journed to assemble again 
on call of tlie President. 

Second Session 

The Executive Committee met on .Tune 20 in 
Chapel Hill with all members present with the 
exception of Mr. C. C. Fordham. 

The Acting Secretary-Treasurer presented a fi- 
nancial report showing the condition of the treas- 
ury. After discussion of this report the Board 
of Pharmacy, all members being present, was in- 
vited into the meetintj in order to have their 



advice and help in the matter of electing a Sec- 
retary-Treasurer of the Association. 

Tlie possibility of electing W. J. Smith, who 
was then working for the Board, was discussed. 
The Board of Pharmacy agreed, if he was elected, 
to pay him his present salary to September 1, 
1940; any traveling expense for the As.sociation 
up to this date to be paid by the Association. 

Beginning September 1, 1940, the Board of 
Pharmacy agreed to pay $1,200 per annum on 
the salary of the Secretary-Treasurer with travel- 
ing expense to be shared with the Association in 
proportion to the amount of travel for each. 

At this point the members of the Board of 
Pharmacy retired and the Committee proceeded 
to elect, on motion by Suttlemyre-Rogers, W. J. 
Smith as Secretary-Treasurer of the Association 
and Managing Editor of the Carolina Journal 
OF Pharmacy at a salary of $2,400 per annum, 
$1,200 of which is to be paid by the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association beginning Sep- 
tember 1, 1940. Traveling expense is to be shared 
with the Board of Pharmacy in proportion to the 
amount incurred by each as determined by the 
Secretary-Treasurer. 

It was moved and passed on motion by Gattis- 
Bissette that F. O. Bowman be retained as At- 
torney until January 1, 1941, at the same salary. 

Motion by Gattis-Bissette was passed that action 
on dropping members for non-payment of dues 
be deferred until January, 1941. 

Moved and passed by Suttlemyre-Bissette that 
new members joining between now and January 
1, 1941, and paying dues for a year would be 
given membership for the period to January 1, 
1942. 

The meeting then adjourned. 

Respectfully submitted. 

(Signed) I. W. ROSE. 
Acting Secretari/TreaJiurer. 

Third Session 

The third meeting of the Executive Committee 
was held in Howell Hall of Pharmacy, Chapel 
Hill, on September 17, 1940. All members of the 
Committee were present. 

On motion of Bissette-Gattis, Joe Hollingsworth 
was elected Chairman of the Committee and W. 
J. Smith, Secretary. 

Motion by Suttlemyre-Gattis was passed that 
the Secretary-Treasurer of the Association con- 
tact the Directors of the T. M. A. in regard to 
distributing a list of the T. M. A. members to 
every drug store in North Carolina. 

Motion by Suttlemyre-Fordham that the Caro- 
lina Journal of Pharmacy be sent to every 
drug store in North Carolina was passed. 

The Comniittee ajiproved Sectional Meetings on 
motion by SuttlemyreBissetto. 

Upon motion by Fordham-Rogers, the Committee 
decided to hold a banquet in recognition of Miss 
Alice Noble's long period of service for the Asso- 
ciation; that the entire expense of the banquet 
be borne equally by members of the Committee 
and finally, that President Hollingsworth appoint 
a Committee to formulate plans for the banquet. 



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The Secretary-Treasurer was authorized to have 
Seeman Printery design a membership certificate 
to be mailed 1941 dues-paid members and to sub- 
mit this certificate to the Executive Committee for 
approval during their next regular meeting. 

Upon motion by Suttlemyre-Gattis the Com- 
mittee voted to solicit donations from the mem- 
bers of the Association towards purchasing a suit- 
able gift for Miss Alice Noble. 

The Committee voted on motion of Suttleniyre- 
Fordham to extend a letter of appreciation to 
Professor I. W. Rose for his services as Acting 
Secretary-Treasurer. 

The Committee then adjourned. 

Fourth Session 

The fourth meeting of the Committee was held 
in the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, on the night 
of December 11, 1940, with all members present. 
Members of the North Carolina Board of Phar- 
macy were in attendance. 

After a lengthy discussion of the George-Deen 
Act by Mr. T. Carl Brown, State Supervisor of 
Distributive Education in North Carolina, the 
Committee unanimously voted to co-operate with 
the State Department of Education in promoting 
this educational program in North Carolina. 

The Committee approved the certificate of mem- 
bership as submitted by W. J. Smith on motion 
of Fordham-Bissette and expressed its approval 
to Mr. P. J. Suttlemyre and his son for their 
work in designing the emblem which appears on 
the certificate. 

Motion by Fordham-Suttlemyre that Mr. I. T. 
Reamer be selected as Local Secretary for the 
1941 Annual Meeting of the Association was 
unanimously passed. 

There being no further business, the meeting 
adjourned. 

Fifth Session 

The fifth session of the Committee was held 
at the Sir Walter Hotel, Raleigh, on Friday after- 
noon, January 31, 1941. All members of the 
Committee were present except C. C. Fordham, 
Jr.. and P. J. Suttlemyre. 

The date of the 1941 Annual Convention in 
Durham was fixed as May 13, 14 and 15 on 
motion by Rogers-Bissette. The Committee decided 
to hold the first session on the night of May 13 
with registration to begin in the early afterno6n. 
The Washington Duke Hotel was unanimously 
selected as Convention Headquarters. 

President Hollingsworth presented a report on 
the transactions covering the banquet held in 
honor of Miss Alice Noble on December 2, 1940. 
The report was accepted by the Committee and 
all records turned over to the Secretary-Treasurer 
for filing. 

The Secretary-Treasurer was instructed, on mo- 
tion by Rogers-Bissette, to write Mr. P. A. Hayes, 
President of Justice Drug Company, a letter of 
appreciation for his co-operation in securing the 
luggage later presented to Miss Alice Noble as a 
gift. 



In recognition of her long period of useful serv- 
ice for the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation, the Committee unanimously approved a 
motion by Bissette-R'ogers to enroll Miss Alice 
Noble as an honorary member of the N. C. P. A. 
The Secretary-Treasurer was directed to draw up 
a document certifying to this honorary member- 
ship and to forward it to Miss Noble without 
delay. 

The Secretary-Treasurer was directed to send 
certificates of membership to all Life Members 
beginning with the current year. 

Motion by Gattis-Bissette was passed that the 
expense of the Asheville Merchandising Clinic 
totaling $14.03 be approved and that the sum of 
$25.00 be appropriated for the Greensboro Clinic 
to be held in that city on March 5, 1941. 

The audit of the books of the Secretary-Treas- 
urer for June-December, 1940, was read, studied 
and approved on motion by Bissette-Rogers. The 
Secretary-Treasurer was authorized to reinstate 
members on the payment of two years dues with 
the understanding that this special privilege is to 
terminate January 1, 1942. 

F. 0. Bowman was retained as Attorney for 
the Association during 1941 at an annual salary 
of $1,800 on motion by Bissette-Rogers. 

The Committee voted on motion by Bissette- 
Gattis to meet again on May 13 in Durham. 

Sixth Session 

The sixth and final session of the year was held 
in the Fountain Room of the Washington Duke 
Hotel on May 13 with the entire membership of 
the Committee in attendance. 

Appropriation of a sum not to exceed fifty 
dollars ($50) for an exhibit of the Association 
at the 1941 annual meeting of the N. C. Medical 
Society was approved on motion by Bissette- 
Suttlemyre. 

Motion by Gattis-Bissette was passed that $25 
be appropriated for the Eastern North Carolina 
Merchandising Clinic to be held in that section 
of the State. 

Applications for membership in the N. C. P. A. 
from 38 Regular and 18 Associate Members were 
approved on motion by Rogers-Fordham. 

Motion by Gattis-Fordham was passed that the 
Report of the Executive Committee as read by the 
Secretary be accepted. 

The Committee adjourned. 

Respectfully submitted, 

W. J. SMITH, 
Secretary-Treasurer. 

Mr. J. L. Ciumpton of the Commercial 
Casualty Company of Newark, N. J., asked 
to be allowed to speak to the members con- 
cerning a form of insurance now being 
offered to Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists, 
and other members of health professions. 
At the conclusion of his remarks, upon mo- 
tion of J. V. Farrington, a committee was 
to be appointed to investigate this insurance 



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and make a report before the convention period beginning June 1, 1940 and ending 

closed, Deember 31, 1940; also a preliminary report 

The next order of business was the report ^or the first four months of 1941. The di- 

of the Secretary-Treasurer. vision in this report was necessitated by 

changing the fiscal year of the Association 

KEPOBT OF SECRETARY-TREASURER *^ ^^'^ ^''^^^'"^^'" ^^^"^ «'^ "^^""^^y 1' l^"^^" 

The report is still further subdivided into 

Mr. President, Members of the North two classifications: Financial and General. 

Carolina Pliarmaceutic<il Association, Ladies From the financial report I will read only 

and Gentlemen: summarized figures since each of you have 

I have the honor to submit a report of the a mimeographed copy of the complete report 

Secretary-Treasurer for the seven months' and may examine it at your convenience. 

FINANCIAL REPORT 

NORTH CAROLINA PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 

CASH RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDED 

DECEMBER 31, 1940 

Cash on Deposit June 1, 1940 $1,783.85 

Receipts: 
Dues: 

For year 1938-39 _ $ 82.00 

For year 1939-40 - 237.50 

June to December, 1940 834.00 

Prepaid for 1941 - 43.00 

New members * 170.50 

Total Dues $1,367.00 

Refund of Expense Joe Hollingsworth 22.55 

Interest — 12.95 

Advance by Treasurer _ 1.00 

Other Income „ 10.50 

Total Receipts $1,414.00 

Disbursements: 
Salaries : 

F. O. Bowman $ 900.00 

Miss Alice Noble 400.00 

W. J. Smith 300.00 

I. W. Rose 37.50 

C. M. Andrews 15.00 

Total Salaries 1,652.50 

Joe Hollingsworth, President's Account 150.00 

W. J. Smith, Traveling Expense 243.68 

Postage, Telephone, Telegraph 104.78 

N. C. P. A. Scholarship 85.00 

Printing „ 51.04 

N. A. R. D. Dues 25.00 

Prentice-Hall Service - 1 8.00 

Convention Expense, 1940 14.03 

Flowers l"-^" 

Treasurer's Bond 7.19 

Miscellaneous 19.83 

Total Expense $2,381.35 

i^xcess of Disbursements over Receipts 967.35 

C.\SH ON Deposit December 31, 1940 $ 816.50 

Amount Invested in A. D. F. I. Stock 100.00 



Total Assets $ 916.50 



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The financial report has been examined, audited 
and approved by the Executive' Committee sitting 
, in session January 31, 1941. 

GENERAL REPORT 

'Membership 

The membership roll on December 31, 1940, was 
as follows : 

Regular Members 615 

Associate Members 144 

Charter Members 2 

Life Members 43 

Student Branch Members 62 

Honorary Members 9 

Total 875 

Deaths 

It is with regret that I report the death of 
two of our Life Members during the year : 

Charles Peyton Greyer, Morganton, Oct. 5, 1940. 

Joseph Alphonso White, Mooresville, Oct. 6, 
1940. 

Four of our regular members died during the 
year : 

John Glenn Roberson, Hertford, August 6. 1940. 

Wayland Andrew Liles, Durham, August 16, 
1940. 

William Fletcher Rogers, Durham, October 19, 
1940. 

John Albert White, Jonesboro, November 30, 
1940. 

This makes a total of six members that we lost 
by death from June 1, 1940 to December 31, 
1940. 

Resignations 

One regular and two associate members re- 
signed during the year: 

John A. Mitchener, Sr., Edenton, Dec. 10, 
1940. 

Fred Pass, Hayesville (Associate), Sept. 1, 
1940. 

G. M. Honeycutt, Kenansville (Associate), Nov. 
25, 1940. 

New Members 
Forty-nine new members were added to the rolls 
from June 1 to December 31, 1940. The dis- 
tribution is as follows : 

Regular Members 26 

Associate Members 8 

Student Branch Members 15 

Regular 

Louis Myron Bobbitt, Winston-Salem. 
Clement Byrd, Roxboro. 
John Henry Causey, Winston-Salem. 
Lyle Ben.iamin Craig, Vass. 
Gilberto Colina, Charlotte. 
Robert Irvin Cromley, Raleigh. 
Oren Edgar Franklin, Wilmington. 
Clyde Loraine Futrell, Cary. 
Malcolm Noyes Goodwin, Charlotte. 
Aldridge Kirk Hardee, Jr., Charlotte. 



William Anderson Hayes, Durham. 
Mrs. J. T. Caudill, Elizabethton, Tenn. 
Allen Alexander Lloyd, Hillsboro. 
William Francis Lynch, Greensboro. 
Samuel Wbodrow McFalls, Greensboro. 
John Albert McNeill, Whiteville. 
George Edjar Matthews. Fayetteville. 
Joseph Clement Powell, Winston-Salem. 
Thomas Reid Rand, Jr., Raleigh. 
Wayne Robert Richardson, Boone". 
Robert Meril Rimmer, Franklin. 
Jesse Milton Russell, Jr., Canton. 
Benjamin Franklin Stone, Elizabethtown. 
Harry Moseley Sullivan, Waynesville. 
Alonzo Kennedy Walters, Burlington. 
B. Paul Woodward, Southern Pines. 

Associates 
Robert Clifton Alderman, Rosehill. 
Thelbert Alonzo Barbour, Burlington. 
Edward A. Brecht, Chapel Hill. 
Albert B. Chandley, Asheville. 
Thomas Dillon David, Pembroke. 
Eugene Delano Millaway, Burlington. 
Joseph Phillips Richardson, Lenoir. 
William Neisler Wilkins, Kinston. 

Student Branch 
Sam Beavans, Enfield. 
Grady Britt, Raleigh. 
Bobby Carlan, Galax, Va. 
Fred Dees, Burgaw. 
Henry Greene, Roanoke Rapids. 
Lacy Gilbert, Parkton. 
Mack Herrin, Clinton. 
Marsha Hood, Kinston. 
Banks Kerr, Mooresville. 
Raymond Pethel, China Grove. 
Louis Shields, Murphy. 
W. J. Sheffield, Winchester, N. H. 
Ralph Teague, High Point. 
Harry Tee, Harrington, Del. 
Jeff Whitehead, Enfield. 

Dropped 
The following twenty-nine Student Branch Mem- 
bers have been dropped from the rolls mainly 
because of graduation from the School of Phar- 
macy: 

William Thomas Boone, Jackson. 

Anna Dean Burks, Chapel Hill. 

Edward Graham Campbell, Lucama. 

William Addison Cavin, Mooresville. 

Alfred Nixon Costner, Lincolnton. 

Henry E. Dillon, Elkin. 

Kenneth Lee Dingier, Mooresville. 

Raymond L. Fox, Danville, Va. 

Robert Gardner Ham, Yanceyville. 

James Henry Johnson, Winston-Salem. 

Hunter Liggett Kelly, Apex. 

Jos. Gilbert King, Jr., Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Ray Alexander Kiser, Lincolnton. 

Allen Alexander Lloyd, Hillsboro. 

Bernard Lockhart, Saltville, Va. 

Leo Andrew Lorek, Castle Hayne. 



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John Cameron McDonald, West Durham. 
Charles Daniel McFalls. Newton. 
Samuel Woodrow McFalls. Xewton. 
Jesse Miller Pike, Concord. 
Donald Alton Plemmons. Asheville. 
Gershon Leonard Rubin, Kinston. 
Edwin Tate Sessoms, Roseboro. 
Leon Wriston Smith, Kannapolis. 
Rose Pittman Stacey. Chapel Hill. 
John "William Thornton, Dunn. 
Julian Carter Watkins, Emporia, Va. 
Elizabeth Weaver, Chapel Hill. 
Martin Hildred Williams, Lexington. 

The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

Publication of the Carolin.\ JouRNALt of 
Pharmacy has been continued essentially as has 
been the custom in the past. More than 8,000 
copies were mailed from the office during the 
seven-month period. 

Due to the capable management of the Journal 
by the former editors, the publication is on a 
sound financial basis. An audited statement, 
showing assets of $913 and no liabilities at the 
close of 1940, was published in the April 1941 
issue of the Journal, 

In an endeavor to give better news coverage 
of the State, a number of additional reporters 
have been added to the staff; however, every 
member of the Association is considered a Journal 
reporter to aid us in making it a more readable 
and worth-while publication. 

Xo report of the Carolina Journal of Phar- 
macy would be complete without mentioning the 
advertisers. Without their support publication of 
the Journal would have to cease or be seriously 
curtailed. Show your appreciation of the Journal 
advertisers by purchasing your merchandise from 
them whenever possible. 

Merchandising Clinic a 

Recognizing a need for proprietor-clerk train- 
ing in better merchandising, the Association spon- 
sored a Merchandising Clinic in Asheville on 
November 7, 1940, in cooperation with the Ashe- 
ville Drug Club and the Dr. T. C. Smith Drug 
Company. The success of the one-day meeting, 
attended by 81 drug store proprietors and clerks, 
representing 21 North Carolina towns, paved the 
way for continuance of such meetings in otlier 
sections of the State. 

Pharmacints' Employment Bureau 

With a rather acute shortage of registered 
pharmacists in the State, many requests reached 
us for either registered men or drug clerks which 
we were unable io meet. Despite this shortage 



an attempt was made to bring employer-employee 
together as rapidly as possible. 

Pharmacists and drug clerks desiring work in 
this State may register with the Bureau without 
cost by filling out an Employment Application 
Blank obtainable from the Secretary of the Asso- 
ciation. 

Trips 

Four hundred eighty (480) or approximately 
50% of the drug stores in North Carolina were 
visited during the June-December period. In 
order to do this it was necessary to travel 8,857 
miles. Practically all the drug stores in Eastern 
North Carolina were visited with the exception 
of a small area near Greenville and Kinston. 
While on these trips scheduled addresses were 
delivered before most of the local drug clubs. 

Mail Ballot 

Immediately following the Charlotte meeting last 
year, the names of the nominees for office were 
printed in ballot form and mailed to the entire 
membership. The ballots were returned to Presi- 
dent Hollingsworth who delegated to the dulj 
appointed Board of Tellers the task of counting 
the votes. Serving on the Board were Messrs. 
W. S. Wolfe, Chairman, A. P. Turnmyre. and 
George E. Royall, who announced the following 
results : 

President: Ralph P. Rogers of Durham. 

First Vice-President: John C. Brantley. Jr. of 
Raleigh. 

Second Vice-President: W. M. Salley of Ashe- 
ville. 

Third Vice-President: T. G. Crutchfield of 
Greensboro. 

Member of the Executive Committee for a three- 
year term: Joe Hollingsworth of Mount Airy. 

Conclusion 

In conclusion I wish to thank those of you" 
who have helped me become acquainted with the 
duties of the Secretary-Treasurer, particularly the 
Executive Committee, Miss Alice Noble and Dean 
Beard of the State University School of Phar- 
macy. Grateful acknowledgment is accorded the 
Board of Pharmacy for their cooperation and 
financial help to the Association; to Mr. H. V. 
McAllister for his advice and valuable assistance 
in collecting dues; and to the University authori- 
ties who furnished office space for the Secretary- 
Treasurer without cost to the Association. 
Respectfully submitted, 

(Signed) W. J. SMITH. 



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north carolina pharmaceutical association 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 
May 1, 1941 

PRELIMINARY REPORT 
• FOR THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF 1941 

FINANCIAL REPORT 
CASH RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS FOR THE FOUR MONTHS ENDED 

May 1, 1941 
Cash on Deposit December 31, 1940 . * qi^ -n 

Receipts: 
Dues : 

For Year 1938-39 c ^2 oo 

For Year 1939-40 _ 110 50 

June-December, 1940 160 00 

•^^^^ - - 1,370.00 

Prepaid for 1942 ^ ^,p 

New Members ZZZ'Z'^ZZZ'. 64^00 

Total Dues _ $1,753.50 

Other Income 1 '^ fi2 

Total Receipts _ «2 y^y y-^ 

Disbursements: 
Salaries : 

P. O. Bowman ^ ^,,0 „0 

W. J. Smith 400.00 

C. M. Andrews j-j^ og 

Total Salaries $1011'^." 

Postage, Telephone & Tel pi gg 

P"iting 33 00 

Clinic Expenses i g ^r 

Traveling E.xpenses : gj 55 

Audit of Books gy ^q 

Miscellaneous 22 68 

Total Expenses _ cj oyj ^g 

Excess of Receii)ts over Disbursements.. . ^nc '•> 

Cash on Deposit May 1, 1941 ^-^ .^j., ^^ 

Amount Invested in A. D. F. I. Stock _ 100 00 

Total Assets $1^7^ 

THE CAROLINA JOURNAL OF PHARMACY 
STATEMENT OF CASH RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS 

January 1, 1941 to May 1, 1941 

Receipts: 

Advertising Revenue ^ gg^.g^ 

Disbursements: 

Printing 4 issues | 515.77 

Mailing Journal g go 

Office Supplies y qq 

Five Hundred 3c Envelopes jg 26 

Audit Fee 1940 10 00 

Total Disbursements « 55g gg 

E.xcess of Receipts over Disbursements c 30-^ gg 

Balance on Deposit December 31, 1940.. qtac. 

Cash on Deposit _ ^^2 62 

U. S. Saving Bonds — Cash Surrender Value 288 75 

Accounts Receivable — Includes Program Issue 463 62 

Total Assets ^J^Q 

Liabilities : 

Seeman Printery — for Printing the Program Issue $ 210.20 



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General Report 

The membership roll on May 1, 1941 was 891; 
12 regular, 6 associate, and one honorary mem- 
ber being added from January 1 to May 1. 1941. 
During this same period two regular members 
died : 

Samuel Monroe Turner, Burlington. February 
16, 1941. 

Henry Clay Ross, Winston-Salem. January 8, 
1941. 

One regular member resigned this year: 

Clayton Smith Curry of Memphis, Tennessee, on 
January 12, 1941. 

By means of funds secured from the State and 
Federal governments under the George-Deen Act, 
the Association has co-operated with the State 
Department of Education in sponsoring the Re- 
tail Drug Institutes in North Carolina. Mr. W. 
Lee Moose of Mount Pleasant was employed as 
itinerant instructor to conduct the classes, the 
first being held in Greensboro. Mr. Moose will 
give a complete report of his work in connection 
with the program to be presented by the Practical 
Pharmacy and Dispensing Committee this after- 
noon. 

The .second of a planned series of Mercliandis- 
ing Clinics was presented in Greensboro on 
March 5 of this year with an official registra- 
tion of 96. The response to this Clinic was very 
gratifying; sufficiently so, I believe, to justify 
continuing this type of program in the future. 
If present plans materialize, a Clinic will be pre- 
sented in Eastern North Carolina early tliis sum- 
mer. 

Personal visits to the drug stores of the State 
have been continued although less time has been 
available for this type of work due to the fact 
that tlie Secretary-Treasurer was kei)t busy in 
Raleigh on legislative matters for three months. 
President HoUingsworth accompanied me on a 
number of these trips and helped greatly in carry- 
ing the Association program to the members. 

His E.vcellency, Governor J. Melville Broughtoii, 
on April 28 commissioned Mr. Marion Butler Mel- 
vin a member of the Board of Pharmacy for a 
five-year period. Mr. Melvin thus succeeded him- 
self as an examiner. 

In concluding this preliminary report for 1941 
I ask that you consider carefully the facts and 
figures which have .iust been presented so that 
we may plan for the future. In order that the 
Association may continue its constructive pro- 
gram, it will be necessary for every member to do 
his or her share to improve the financial condi- 
tion of the organization by paying dues prompt- 
ly, and by co-operating with his State and Local 
officials so that we may become more closely 
organized in our efforts to improve conditions in 
the profession. 

Let us work together to make 1941 a banner 
year for the North Carolina Pharmaceutical .Asso- 
ciation. 

Respectfully submitted, 

(Signed) W. J. SMITH, 

Secretary-Treasurer. 



Mr. Aksel Knudstrup of the Hygrado Syl- 
vania Corporation presented an interesting 
talk on "Fluorescent Lighting." 

FLUORESCENT LIGHTING 
By Aksel Knudstrup 

Mr. Knudstrup presented a very inform- 
ative address which he made more interest- 
ing by the use of blackboard diagrams. He 
pointed out the various advantages of 
fluorescent lighting and compared it to 
present-day methods of illumination. He 
listed the four systems of lighting: (1) di- 
rect lighting system; (2) indirect lighting 
system; (3) semi-indirect lighting system; 
(4) direct indirect lighting system. He ex- 
plained these in detail and impressed upon 
his audience the fact that the quality of 
light was of much more importance than 
the quantity of light. He further stated that 
glare was one of the things to be avoided 
in a lighting system, especially reflected 
glare from glossy surfaces. He then went 
on to say that the various colors which can 
be obtained in fluorescent lighting are made 
by the various combinations in which phos- 
phorus is used. Another advantage of flu- 
orescent lighting wliich lie pointed out was 
that it is oO% cooler than old lighting 
systems. 

By the use of another blackboard diagram 
he showed how a typical show window is 
divided into zones for lighting. He went on 
witli a warning that equipment for fluores- 
cent lighting must be of good quality in 
order to get the maximum service from it. 

At the conclusion of his talk many ques- 
tions were asked by the druggists which 
showed their enthusiasm on this matter. 

In the absence of Mr. W. A. Queen, Pres- 
ident of the National Association of Food 
and Drug Oflicials, W. Lee Moo.se spoke on 
Labeling under the Food, Drug and Cos- 
metic Act. 

LABELING UNDER THE FOOD, DRUG 
AND CO.SMETJC ACT 

By W. L. Moose 

In the course of his informal talk, Mr. 
Moose touched on various proposals for 
changes to be made in the Food, Drug and 
Cosmetic Act and what they would mean to 



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the druggist. A specific point was made of 
the fact that there will be a restriction on 
dosages of certain drugs and restriction of 
amounts that can be sold to any one person 
during a certain period. He stressed the 
fact that all labels would have to carry full 
information concerning contents of a pack- 
age as a safeguard to the public. He also 
informed the druggists that a resolution was 
to be submitted asking the State for money 
for enforcement of this Act. Following his 
talk, there was an informal discussion by 
the members. 

The next order of business was the report 
of the delegates to the N. A. R. D. conven- 
tion. Chairman J. A. Goode made a brief 
talk in wliich he praised various aspects of 
the meeting. He stated that 41 states were 
represented and that N. C. was well repre- 
sented by C. C Fordham, Jr., Phil Gattis, 
G. L. Eubanks, E. F. Eimmer, Paul Bissette, 
George Matthews, D. L. Boone, Sr., P. J. 
Suttlemyre, Sam Welfare, C. R. Whitehead, 
Joe Hollingsworth, P. A. Hayes, Dr. E. 
V. Zoeller and J. A. Goode. Chairman Goode 
was especially complimentary about the ex- 
cellent drug show, the splendid speakers, 
and the discussions of various phases of 
drug store operation. Mr. Goode went on to 
say that North Carolina had contributed a 
good deal to the N. A. E. D., especially 
through C. C. Fordham, Sr., Jim Stowe, 
C. A. Eaysor, C. L. Eubanks, etc. At this 
convention C. C. Fordham, Jr., was ap- 
pointed to the Finance Committee, Joe Hol- 
lingsworth on Resolutions Committee, and 
J. A. Goode on Nominating Committee. 

Chairman Goode then called on some of 
the other North Carolinians attending the 
convention. Sam Welfare, C. C. Fordham, 
Jr., Clyde Eubanks, Phil Gattis, P. J. Suttle- 
myre, and Dr. Zoeller all contributed a few 
remarks. 

President Hollingsworth called on J. 
Floyd Goodrich, Secretary-Treasurer of the 
T. M. A. for a talk. 

MERCHANDISING OR PHARMACY 
OR BOTH 

By J. Floyd Goodrich 

This talk was carried in full in the August 
issue of the Carolina Journal op Phar- 
macy. 



At the conclusion of this address, session 
was adjourned to reconvene that afternoon. 

THIRD SESSION 

The third session was called to order by 
President Hollingsworth on Wednesday 
afternoon at 2:30. 

Historian J. G. Beard was called upon to 
give his report. 

REPORT OF HISTORIAN FOR 1940-41 
By J. G. Beard 

When I was made Secretary of the Association 
in 1912 very few records and no photographic 
material were available to give me or any similar 
officer a solid foundation of information on which 
to build. Starting with this handicap it was a 
painful and difficult task to get completely oriented. 
A resolve was made then to build up this aspect 
of Association work. Twenty-nine years later it 
is a pleasure to report that perhaps no state 
pharmaceutical organization in this country has a 
greater supply of historical source material than 
has the North Carolina Association. Diligent 
efforts have been made to collect and render usable 
every possible item that may now or later prove 
helpful in perpetuating all past and current facts 
that bear upon the profession of pharmacy in this 
State. Much of this material has been reproduced 
in the Carolina Journal of Pharmacy; much 
more has a secure place in the archives of the 
Historian that is immediately available to all 
interested persons. This work has not been the 
product of any one person since literally hundreds 
of people have co-operated, but one person must 
be singled out for recognition, and it is a pleasure 
to mention this person's name — Miss Alice Noble. 
Endowed with a natural interest in events and 
persons of the past she entered eagerly into the 
jirogram of collecting and filing data and to her 
belongs much credit for the progress that has 
been made. It is impossible to give a real de- 
scription of the material now on hand. Roughly 
and briefly it falls into the following category: 

1. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings covering 
annual and sectional meetings. 

2. A file containing a separate card for every 
person who has been granted a license in this 
State citing year of licensure and all available 
data concerning him or her together with a cross 
reference to any applicable material. There is a 
similar file for all persons who belong to the 
Association with date of affiliation and other 
pertinent facts. 

3. Whenever an individual becomes a produc- 
tive agent whether as an officer, Board member, 
committeeman or what not, a larger sheet is set 
aside for such person. As collected facts con- 
tinue to grow a separate folder is made for the 
individual into which go newspaper clippings, his 
or her photograph, interesting snapshots, in fact 
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4. We have a valuable set of lantern .slides 
that contains the pictures of every chief officer of 
the Association and every member of the Board 
of Pharmacy from the very beginning to the 
present time. This project was started many 
years ago and is being kept up to date. At 
annual meetings from time to time these slides 
will be exhibited. They were last shown at the 
High Point convention in 1939. 

In addition to the above mentioned historical 
activities on behalf of the Association we in the 
School of Pharmacy are endeavoring to add to 
our museum whatever items of the past that have 
been a part of drug stores in North Carolina. In 
this collection are old-fashioned scales, show- 
bottles, lithographed shelf bottles, mortars, pre- 
scription files, cork presses, and what not. We 
also have a collection of convention badges that 
date back for many years. The State does not ap- 
propriate any funds for such a project and we 
must rely entirely upon gifts if the museum is to 
grow. Since Howell Hall, the home of the School, 
is the only place in the State in which to house 
such objects, it is hoped that more jjeople will see 
fit to give or lend to the museum anything that 
keeps alive the story of Pharmacy's yesterdays. 
Many of you know of another feature of Howell 
Hall. I refer to the large number of framed 
photographs of North Carolina pharmacists who 
adorn our walls. So far as known your school 
at Chapel Hill is the only one in America that 
pays greatest homage to its own state pharma- 
cists. To them we owe our existence; to their 
service our work is dedicated; upon their active 
support we must always depend. What could 
be more natural, therefore, than that our simple 
tributes should be paid to them? 

A motion was made and seconded that 
Dean Beard 's report be accepted with 
thanks. 

Mr. W. Lee Moose, Chairman of the Com- 
mittee on Practical Pharmacy and Dispens- 
ing, was called upon for a report. Mr. Moose 
incorporated in his report an explanation of 
liis work in connection with the Retail Drug 
Institute. 

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON PRACTI- 
CAL PHARMACY AND DISPENSING 

By W. L. Moose 

President HoUingswortli iiitroduted Mr. 
J. W. Snowden of Pictorial l*a))or Package 
Corporation. 

BACKGROUND FOR EFFECTIVE IN- 
TERPROFESSIONAL RELATIONS 
By J. W. Snowden 

Since Mr. Snowden 's address was carried 
in full in the September issue of the JOUR- 
XAL, it is not reproduced here. 



Dr. Henry H. Burlage, Professor of Phar- 
macy, University of North Carolina, pre- 
sented a paper entitled : 

ELIXIR OF THIAMINE CHLORIDE AND 
ITS STABILITY IN COMBINATIONS 

By H. H. Burlage 

This address was carried in full in the 
August i.ssue of the Journal. 

"Doctor X Calling," a skit, was pre- 
sented by Professors I. W. Rose and M. L. 
Jacobs of the Pharmacy School of the Uni- 
versity of N. C, assisted by Edwin R. Ful- 
ler, President of the U. N. C. Student 
Branch of the N. C. P. A. Doctor X, acted 
by M. L. Jacobs, telephoned prescriptions 
to Pharmacist Ed Fuller, who ran into diffi- 
culties in filling them and was rescued by 
Professor Rose. The entire audience enjoyed 
this skit immensely since most of them had 
had similar experiences to those encountered 
by Pharmacist Fuller. 

C. H. Smith, President of the T. M. A., 
was called on and made a short talk in which 
he announced that a list of the T. M. A. 
members would be mailed to all pharmacists 
and ask their cooperation with these mem- 
bers. 

At the conclusion of this short talk, mo- 
tion was made and seconded for adjourn- 
ment of this session. 

FOURTH SESSION 

On Thursday morning prizes were awarded 
through a quiz program styled "Professor 
J. Q. & S. " Participating in this were mem- 
bers whose lucky numbers were drawn. They 
included J. S. Rudisill of Forest City, C. J. 
James of Hillsboro, S. M. Edwards of Ay- 
den, Joe King of Chattanooga, Tenn., 0. S. 
Matthews, Roseboro, Paul Webb of Shelby, 
Wilson Simmons of Winston-Salem, A. B. 
Kunkle of Conover, C. C. Fordham, Jr. of 
Greensboro and J. T. Vinson of Gold.sboro. 

The convention was then called to order 
by President Ilollingsworth. The first busi- 
ness of the morning was the appointment 
of a Committee on Time and Place. Mem- 
bers appointed were J. C. Brantley, Jr., 
Cliairman, Earl Tate and C. R. Wliitehead. 
Tliey were asked to meet and make their 
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President HoUingsworth then called upon 
Mr. F. 0. Bowman for his report as Attor- 
ney for the N. C. P. A. and also as Executive 
Secretary of the Fair Trade Committee. 

REPORT OF F. 0. BOWMAN 

Mr. President and Members of the North Caro- 
im« Pharmaceutical Association: 

I have the honor to submit at this time my 
Twenty-First Annual Report as Attorney for your 
Association. 

Inasmuch as I am scheduled to present my 
report as Executive Secretary of the Fair Trade 
Committee at tomorrow morning's session, this 
report will be confined in the main to legislative 
work, both prior to and during the 1941 General 
Assembly. An effort will be made to furnish a 
fairly accurate resume of the many proposals sub- 
mitted directly affecting retail druggists and the 
drug industry that were considered by the Legis- 
lature and either killed or enacted into law. 

The 1941 General Assembly 
The 1941 General Assembly convened on Janu- 
ary 8th and adjourned on March 15th. The sixty- 
eight-day session being the shortest since 1927 
and less than one-half as long as did the historic 
Legislature of 1931. Again, fewer bills were in- 
troduced and passed by this Legislature than by 
any other in more than a decade. 

The reasons attributed for such a short session 
are (1) the fact that a comfortable majority of 
the members of both the House and Senate fol- 
lowed the command and dictates of the Governor 
in pushing through his Legislative program in 
virtually every instance without hesitancy and to 
an extent unequaled before in the opinion of 
political observers. (2) Because the General 
Assembly of 1939 had enacted the Revenue Act 
as a permanent one, which meant that changes 
made in the existing tax laws could be made only 
by amending the permanent Revenue Act. Here- 
tofore, several weeks have been devoted to hearings 
on the numerous sections of the Revenue Bill. 
This time Schedule B which imposes and pro- 
vides for all license and privilege taxes was 
adopted by the Joint Finance Committee in less 
than ten minutes time, and but few hearings were 
held on the amendments submitted by the Ad- 
visory Budget Commission and members of the 
Legislature; and (3) because of the chaotic and 
tragic conditions prevailing throughout a large 
part of the none too civilized world, brought about 
by mad men seeking to overthrow democi-atic gov- 
ernments and to destroy the democratic way of 
life, the lawmakers felt it a solemn duty to ex- 
pedite the Legislative business of the State, in 
order that the people thereof would be able to 
carry on their own occupations and businesses 
and be able to concentrate their best efforts as- 
sisting in the Great National Defense Program. 

Though fewer bills were submitted to the last 
Legislature than any in a long time there were 
as many, or perhaps more, legislative proposals af- 



fecting us that had to be dealt with than has been 
the case heretofore. While it is true we failed 
to secure the passage of the two measures spon- 
sored by the Association; namely, The Prophy- 
lactic Bill and the bill relative to fees for recipro- 
cal licenses and for the re-registration of phar- 
macists, we were able either to forestall or suc- 
ceeded in killing several bills that would have cost 
the druggists of the State thousands upon thous- 
ands of dollars and which would have put many 
drug stores completely out of business. Likewise, 
we were able to head off bills calling for the re- 
peal of the Fair Trade Act. Two such bills had 
been drafted prior to the convening of the Legis- 
lature and were brought to Raleigh by members 
of that body who had declared it their intention 
to introduce them. Other members had expressed 
their opposition to the Fair Trade Law and were 
ready to join in to ask for its repeal. Had it not 
been for the contact work with Representatives 
last fall, prior to the convening of the Legislature 
and the constant work throughout the Legislative 
Session by Representatives of your Association, in 
all probability we would not have had the Fair 
Trade Law today. 

We were able also to forestall two bills that 
would have asked the Legislature to issue special 
licenses. Incidentally, for the first time in seven 
Legislatures not a single bill was introduced to 
lower the standards of Pharmacy. Again, we 
succeeded in forestalling the introduction of two 
bills that would have placed a gallonage tax upon 
all fountain syrups — one would have provided for 
a tax of 15c per gallon to be absorbed by the 
fountain operator; the other for the tax of 80c 
per gallon, requiring the fountain operators to 
collect from the consumer a tax of Ic on each 5c 
drink. In other words, no legislation either plac- 
ing additional taxes or in any way detrimental 
to Pharmacy or to the retail drug business was 
permitted to be enacted into law. 

Sales Tax Amendment 

As already indicated but few changes were made 
in the existing tax laws of the State. Tlie most 
important was an amendment to the Sales Tax 
Law, exempting therefrom "All food and food 
products for human consumption." The amend- 
ment defines the term : 

" 'Food and food products for human consump- 
tion' and states that it 'shall be given its usual 
and ordinary meaning, but shall not include malt 
or vinous beverages, soft or carbonated drinks, 
sodas, or beverages such as are ordinarily sold 
or dispensed at stores, bars, stands or soda foun- 
tains or in connection therewith, candies or con- 
fectionaries, medicines, tonics, and preparations 
in liquid, powdered, granular, tablet, capsule, or 
pill form sold as dietary supplements' ; nor does 
'food and food products for human consumption' 
include prepared meals or foods sold or served on 
or off the premises by restaurants, cafes, cafe- 
terias, hotel dining rooms, drug stores, or other 
places where prepared meals or foods are sold 
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The sales tax statute heretofore has exempted 
only basic food commodities, as follows: Flour, 
meal, meat, lard, milk, molasses, salt, sugar, cof- 
fee, bread and rolls. The 1941 Act, effective July 
1st, 1941, will exempt All Food and Food Prod- 
ucts for Human Consumption. 

Xo change was made with respect to exempt 
medicines. Our exemption remains the same as 
heretofore. "Sales of medicines sold on prescrip- 
tions of physicians or medicines compounded, proc- 
essed or blended by the druggists offering the 
same for sale at retail" are exempt from the 3% 
sales tax. 

An attempt was made to get this exemption ex- 
tended so as to include all drugs and medicines. 
This was turned down because of the pre-election 
campaign pledge of Governor Broughton to the 
effect that the only change that would be made in 
the Sales Tax Law would be the exemption of all 
food products. Likewise, the same was true with 
respect to proposals to reduce the Sales Tax to a 
flat 2% without exemptions. Several members 
of the General Assembly would have preferred 
this, as well as retailers generally, I think, but 
in deference to the Governor's pledge the Legis- 
lature adopted that course. 

Wage and Hour Bills 

Perhaps the most bitter fight of the Legisla- 
ture developed over minimum wage and maxi- 
mum hour proposals. In all, four major measures 
of this type were proposed. One was sponsored 
by labor and its purpose was to make the State 
Labor Laws conform to the rigid Federal Act, 
both as to wages paid and hours worked. Another, 
which embodied substantially the recommendations 
of the minority report of the Fair Labor Stand- 
ards Commission, created by the 1939 General 
Assembly, was slightly less drastic, in that it 
provided for a minimum wage of 25c per hour and 
maximum hours of 48 hours per week. Still two 
others, which rex)resented the majority opinion 
of the Commission, neither of which fi.xed a mini- 
mum wage, but did establish maximum hours of 
48 per week for female employees and 55 hours 
for male employees. All existing exemptions in 
the present law were eliminated, except those 
in a supervisory or executive positions and the 
learned professions, including "employers employ- 
ing not more than 8 persons" and "all male 
clerks in merchantile establishments." All of 
these bills provided for time and one-half com- 
pensation for all hours worked in excess of the 
basic hours prescribed. 

Several hearings were held by the Labor Com- 
mittees of the House and Senate. Finally, a Sub- 
committee was appointed to study the bills and 
report back its recommendations. Later, the Sub- 
committee reported that no agreement could be 
reached on any of the ijroposed measures, where- 
upon all of the pending wage and hour bills were 
killed by the Joint Labor Committee, despite the 
fact that this Legislation had the support of the 
Governor, the Department of Labor, the Labor 
Unions, other groups and organizations in addi- 
tion to many prominent individuals throughout 



the State. By way of parenthesis, this is the only 
instance in which the Governor received a set- 
back in his Legislative Program. 

I feel confident that the members of this Asso- 
ciation have no sympathy with emploj'ers who 
work their employees unreasonably long hours or 
at wages not commensurate with the services per- 
formed, but because of the very nature of the 
retail drug business and the varied and unique 
services it is called upon to render the public, 
an equitable wage and hour bill, applicable to all 
retailers irrespective to size and classification, can- 
not be drafted. 

Other Labor Bills, all of which were killed, are 
as follows: (1) To set the working hours of male 
employees in merchantile establishments at not 
more than 12 hours per day or 60 hours per 
week; (2) To prohibit employment of any person 
for longer than six consecutive hours during 
work period without an interval of at least one 
half hour for lunch; and (3) to exempt from 
the maximum hour law employees and employers 
engaged in processing, canning, or packing of 
perishable fruits or vegetables during a period or 
periods in aggregate of not more than 14 weeks 
in any calendar year. 

Barbiturate Bills 

There was considerable agitation on the part of 
a group of Legislators throughout the Session for 
the enactment of a law limiting the sale of all 
barbiturates, including all hypnotic derivatives to 
prescription. It was the feeling, also, of the 
Department of Agriculture charged with the en- 
forcement of the new drug law that this should be 
done. There was and is now a difference of opin- 
ion among the members of our own ranks on the 
subject. Some want such a law enacted and 
others do not. 

Two bills were introduced. The first "would 
have placed drugs containing barbituric acid, 
which includes luminal, phenobarbital, nembutal, 
and all barbituric products, within the definition 
of narcotic drugs." When it was brought to the 
attention of the Health Committee that the bill 
was not only improperly drawn but that barbi- 
turates fell within an entirely different classifi- 
cation from narcotics, it was prom)itly given an 
unfavorable report. 

The other bill would have amended the Food 
Drug and Cosmetic Law by placing thereunder all 
hypnotic drugs, including derivatives of all kinds 
and providing that sales of some should likewise 
be made pursuant to prescriptions. This measure 
was not introduced until later in the session and 
did not survive the Calendar Committee, which 
during the fini.shing-up rush killed bills right and 
left, including some meritorious ones and at the 
same time oked others that should not have been 
sanctioned. 

In the meantime, we had succeeded in getting 
the Joint Appropriations Committee to grant a re- 
quest made by the Department of Agriculture for 
an appropriation of $25,000.00 for the enforce- 
ment of the new Drug and Cosmetic Law. Later, 
however, a subcommittee appointed to trim ap- 



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propriations, working with the Governor struck 
this item from the list, again leaving the Board 
of Agriculture without funds to carry on the very 
important and necessary work that should be done 
in connection with the Drug and Cosmetic Law. 

It is my understanding that an effort will be 
made to get the Governor and Council of State 
to make an appropriation from the Emergency 
Fund for this work. It has been suggested that 
this organization should adopt a resolution asking 
that this be done. My feeling is that this action 
by you would carry much weight. I trust that 
such a resolution will be adopted at this Con- 
vention. 

In this connection, another bill pertaining to 
drugs was prepared, amending the Uniform Nar- 
cotic Act by placing the sale of cannabis in all 
its forms. 

A bill was prepared, amending the Uniform Nar- 
cotic Act placing the sale of cannabis in all of 
its forms and all exempt narcotic preparations, 
including paregoric, Bateman's drops, Godfrey's 
Cordial, etc., on prescrijjtion only, and exempting 
from prescription requirement preparations con- 
taining codeine, and, further to make provision 
for the sale of narcotic drugs to certain govern- 
mental agencies engaged in the National Defense 
Program. It is understood this bill was drafted 
at the request of the Governor, who had been 
asked by Federal Officials to have such legislation 
enacted in the State. The bill, however, was 
never introduced. 

Prophylactic Bill 

We were unable to get very far with the Pro- 
phylactic Bill which was sponsored by the Asso- 
ciation "Relating to the Sale, Control and Licens- 
ing of the Sale of Appliances, Drugs and Medic- 
inal Preparations Intended or Having Special 
Utility for the Prevention of Venereal Diseases." 
Considerable work was done on the proposal prior 
to the convening of the Legislature by Secretary 
Smith and myself. We succeeded in getting it 
endorsed by our State Health officer and others, 
including some members of the General Assembly. 
Still more work was done after the Legislature 
convened — both at Raleigh and by many of you 
back home. Dr. Tom Long, veteran Senator and 
Legislator always interested in public health meas- 
ures, had agreed to introduce the bill and at one 
time its passage looked somewhat favorable. 

The untimely and sudden death of Dr. Long 
was a severe setback and we were again faced 
with the task of getting some one else to intro- 
duce and sponsor the bill. Because of the nature 
of the legislation, we found this rather difficult 
to do. It was finally introduced in the House 
by our druggist representative Ray Fulghum and 
others and was sent to the Calendar Committee. 
This Committee could not be prevailed upon to 
report the bill favorably as written. It did, 
however, agree to report out a modified bill which 
would have established standards for the mer- 
chandise, without restricting the sales thereof to 
drug stores and without making adequate provi- 
sion for its enforcement. Failure on our part to 



acquiesce to this proposal, the Committee reported 
the bill unfavorably. 

Board Amendment 

Another measure introduced by Representative 
Fulghum and sponsored by the Association — To 
permit the Board of Pharmacy to set the fee for 
licenses by reciprocity to conform with the fees 
imposed by Boards of Pharmacy in other States, 
and to require a fee of $5.00 for each year of 
failure to renew a license, in addition to the same 
fee as for original registration, except where satis- 
factory proof was furnished that a similar fee 
had been paid to another State — was finally killed 
by the Senate Calendar Committee during the clos- 
ing hours of the Session, after it had passed the 
House. There appeared to be no opposition to the 
bill, but members of the Senate Committee stated 
that it reached the Senate too late to be given 
consideration by that body. 

Unfair Sales Practices Bill 
The Utffair Sales Practices Bill, sponsored by 
the North Carolina Jobbers Association together 
with several retail organizations, met the same 
fate as was accorded a similar measure by the 
1939 General Assembly. The measure provided 
that advertising, offer to sell, or sale of any mer- 
chandise, by retailer or wholesaler, at less than 
cost as defined, with the purpose of unfairly di- 
verting trade 6r otherwise injuring competitors, 
deceiving purchasers, lessening competition, re- 
straining trade, or tending to create a monopoly 
by unfair methods was contrary to public policy, 
and therefore illegal. Penalties for violation, 
definitions, injunctive relief and exemptions were 
also Tirovided. 

Trade Mark Registration BUI 
A most unusual taxing measure providing for 
the registration of all Trade Marks was intro- 
duced in the Lower Branch of the General As- 
sembly, which had it been enacted, would have 
established a new species of taxation and one that 
would have produced millions of dollars, in the 
opinion of many, a sufficient sum to pay a large 
part of the State's operating expenses. This bill 
would have required every person who manufac- 
tures, produces, prepares, packs, compounds or 
imports any goods to which a Trade Mark is 
affixed and which is to be offered for sale in the 
State, to register the Trade Mark with the Secre- 
tary of State and pay an original registration fee 
of $5.00 and a subsequent registration fee of 
$2,50 annually. 

The word Trade Mark was defined to include 
any label, term, device, emblem, stamp, ornament, 
imprint, brand, printed ticket, sign or wrapper 
that may be used for the purpose of designating 
or distinguishing any goods, wares or merchan- 
dise. Surprising as it may seem, several of the 
Legislators looked upon the bill with favor and 
felt that it should be placed upon the Statute 
Books as a jsart of the State Tax Structure. 
Finally action on the proposal was postponed in- 
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The State Board of Health was the sponsor of 
a measure and succeeded in securing its passage, 
authorizing the Board to promulgate regulations 
governing sanitation in hotel, cafes, restaurants, 
tourist homes, tourist camps, summer camps and 
all other establishments where food is prepared, 
handled and served to the public at wholesale 
or retail for pay, and to inspect and grade such 
establishments. It is provided in the act that 
no establishment securing a grade less than C will 
be permitted to operate. No opposition was 
offered to this bill. Rather, there was a general 
feeling that the regulations governing eating places 
should be more drastic and inspection more fre- 
quent. 

This brings to a conclusion the discussion of 
the major proposals affecting retail druggists sub- 
mitted and considered at the 1941 General As- 
sembly. Of course, there were numerous other 
minor proposals arising from time to time through- 
out the entire Legislative Session that had to be 
dealt with and disposed of in the best possible 
way. Mention of most of these have been made 
in recent issues of the Carolina Journal of 
Pharm.\ct and time does not permit calling them 
to your attention now. I have here undertaken 
to discuss only those measures and proposals 
which in my opinion are of the greatest interest 
and concern to you. 

I feel it would be a remission of duty on 
my part if mention was not made of the mer- 
chandising clinics, initiated by Secretary Smith 
and sponsored by the Association in conjunction 
with local druggist groups and wholesalers, that 
have been held in different cities of the State 
during the past year. It was my privilege to 
attend some of the clinics. From the large num- 
ber attending, the unusual interest manifested, and 
participation in the instructive, entertaining and 
interesting programs that had been arranged, to 
my mind there is no doubt but that such meet- 
ings will produce .splendid results, in that they 
will tend to create and maintain a greater inter- 
est in the State Association, thereby strengthening 
it, and, at the same time promote a better feel- 
ing and understanding locally, as well as render 
a distinct instructional service to the individual 
druggists who afford themselves of the oppor- 
tunity offered by the Clinics. 

It is my feeling, also, that the same may be 
said and with equal emi)hasis about the Program 
of Education now under way in the State for 
pharmacists, drug store managers, and retail drug 
clubs, which is si^onsored by the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association in cooperation with 
the North Carolina State Department of Educa- 
tion. These agencies are to be congratulated upon 
their selection of and being able to secure the 
services of Mr. W. Lee Moose as instructor and 
consultant to the drug store owners, managers 
and clerks of the State. By ability, e,\perience and 
training, Mr. Moose is exceedingly well qualified to 
do a good job in promoting this educational pro- 
gram. And it is my information that splendid 
progress is being made in this work. 



In view of the rather favorable legislative out- 
come, the progress made in carrying forward the 
educational program just referred to, the unusual 
interest shown by local drug clerks, besides the 
satisfactory results obtained in the many other 
Association activities, it is my belief that you 
will share with me the opinion that the druggists 
of the State have been reasonably well taken 
care of and that the year in the main has proven 
to be a successful one from the standpoint of 
what the Association has accomplished. 

Tliis opportunity is taken to express apprecia- 
tion to President HoUingsworth and the other 
officers of the Association, including the Executive 
and Legislative Committees, who have directed the 
work that has been done during the year. Chair- 
man Paul Thompson of the Legislative Committee 
especially did a fine job. An ex-legislator him- 
self, Paul has many political friends and knows 
his way around at Raleigh. 

We were fortunate in having your fellow drug- 
gist Ray Fulghum in the Legislature again. As 
he has always done Ray worked untiringly for 
the interest of the retail druggists, and for the 
betterment of pharmacy at all times. 

In conclusion, I cannot speak too highly in 
praise of the fine work done by Secretary Smith 
during the Legislative Session, in addition to what 
was required of him in carrying on his regular 
Association duties. Though this was his first 
legislative experience, he i^erformed as a veteran. 
His appearances before Legislative Committees 
were forceful and his ability to make contacts with 
lawmakers and others who might be able to help 
was uncanny. 

With ability and full energy and enthusiasm, 
W. J. Smith's appointment by the Executive Board 
as Secretary-Treasurer of the Association means 
a worthy successor to Grover Beard, a most 
worthy predecessor. 

At tlie conclusion of Mr. Bowman 's re- 
port, motion Avas made and seconded that it 
be adopted. 

Dr. Edward Spease, Director of Profes- 
sional Relations of the N. A. R. D. was 
called on by President HoUingsworth and 
gave the following address: 

PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS OF 
THE N. A. R. D. 

By Dr. Edward Spease 

J)r. Spease 's talk covered the publications 
of the N. A. R. D., especially the special 
service booklets with emphasis upon the last 
one e.\plaining Fair Trade. 

He urged druggists to make public talk.s 
before scliools and clubs, pointing out the 
sliortage of pharmacists and the opportuni- 
ties now open in pharmacj'. He advised the 
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committees made up of physicians, dentists 
and pharmacists, to prepare and carry out 
programs that will furnish rational medica- 
tion to the sick and conserve drugs. 

He said it is our purpose and should be 
your purpose, to urge upon the medical and 
dental professions, that they use and pre- 
scribe the legal and approved medicines 
listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia 
and in New and Nonofficial Remedies. 

The use of these medicines means indi- 
vidualized medication, or tailor-made med- 
ication for the sick; a prescription written 
for the individual patient and his needs, 
written for the particular patient, so that 
the medicine is prescribed for each one and 
not fitted to each one. This makes for 
rational practice of medicine and saves the 
money of the patient. 

After thanking Dr. Spease for his inter- 
esting talk. President HoUingsworth called 
for a report of the Visitation Committee. 
This was given by Chairman A. C. Cecil. 

REPOET OF THE VIvSITATION 
COMMITTEE 

The Visitation Committee composed of Miss 
Carolyn Cox of Greensboro, R. P. Lyon of Char- 
lotte, Frank Dayvault of Lenoir, W. Moss Salley 
of Asheville, and A. Coke Cecil, Chairman, of 
High Point, which was appointed by President 
Joe HoUingsworth, met at the Pharmacy Building 
at Chapel Hill on April 24 with Miss Cox, R. P. 
Lyon and A. Coke Cecil present. Mr. Dayvault 
and Mr. Salley were unable to attend. 

After meeting for a few moments with the 
faculty the committee w^s conducted over the 
building by Dean Beard and it was noted that 
the building was in an excellent state of repair 
and everything was kept in a clean and orderly 
manner for which we feel the Dean and faculty 
should be commended. 

The committee then had a session with the 
Senior Class lasting one hour. During the time 
many suggestions were brought up by members 
of the Senior Class which, in their estimation, 
would be of value to the students of the rising 
Senior Class. 

During this session Miss Cox had a special 
session with the young ladies of the Senior Class. 

At noon the committee were luncheon guests 
of the University at the new University Cafeteria. 

Immediately after lunch the committee again 
met with the faculty and took up the suggestions 
one by one as outlined by tha Senior Class. The 
faculty lent a very receptive ear and seemed 
to be very desirous of putting into effect as 
many of the suggestions as were practical. 



After this session the committee adjourned. 
(Signed) A. COKE CECIL, 

Chairman. 

Motion was made and seconded that Mr. 
Cecil's report be adopted. 

President HoUingsworth then called for 
the report of the Student Branch of the 
N. C. P. A., which was given by Secretary 
D. F. McGowan. 

REPORT OF THE STUDENT BRANCH 
OF THE N. C. P. A. 

The Student Branch of the N. C. P. A. held 
seven meetings during the year and at least one 
additional program is scheduled. The organiza- 
tion has had a very successful and interesting year 
under the leadership of the following officers : 
President, Edwin Fuller of Louisburg; Vice-Presi- 
dent, Miss Blanche Burrus of Canton ; Secretary, 
David McGowan of Asheboro ; Treasurer, John 
Terrell of Chapel Hill ; Executive Council Mem- 
ber, Otto Matthews of R'oseboro. At each session, 
the attendance has been good and the members 
have taken an active part in the open forum 
discussions which occupy a prominent part in 
our programs. We have a total enrollment of 
62 dues-paid members. We have tried to co- 
operate in all activities of the school, and we 
are always anxious to do what we can for the 
State Association — we hope that you will call 
on us often. 

Financial Statement 

Balance from last year $ .46 

Collections for the year — 77.50 

Total $77.96 

Paid N. C. P. A $62.00 

Local Expenses 12.58 

Cash on hand 3.38 

Total - $77.96 

Activities 
Some of our activities for the year are: 

1. We assisted with the first-year orientation 
program, and shortly after the University opened 
in the fall, the new students were given a "wel- 
coming party." 

2. We had speakers on our programs who dis- 
cussed various phases of pharmacy. Among these 
may be mentioned: E. P. Coffey, who is in charge 
of the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratories of 
the Federal Bureau of Investigation ; W. J. Smith, 
Secretary of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical 
Association; Dr. Ralph W. Clark, who is at the 
head of the Pharmacy Service Department of 
Merck & Company; Joe HoUingsworth, President 
of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association; 
Paul Bissette, prominent pharmacist of Wilson ; 
and J. W. Snowden, Prescription Promotion Ex- 
pert of Pictorial Paper Package Company. At 
our final meeting we will have an all-student 
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By-Laws Change 

We wish to report that the branch has made 
a slight change in the Constitution and Bj'-Laws. 
At the October meeting, W. J. Sheffield made a 
motion that the following be added to Article 
IV, Sec. 3, of the By-Laws: "and in order to 
be reinstated in the association must pay a fine 
in addition to the current dues. The fine amount- 
ing to the annual dues and not to exceed one 
dollar and twenty-five cents." 

After the proposal had laid upon the table 
the required time, it was considered and favor- 
ably act-ed upon at our regular meeting on Jan. 
16. Article IV, Sec. 3, therefore, now reads: 

"Anyone in arrears at any official meeting is not 
entitled to vote and anyone neglecting to pay his 
or her annual dues for six months shall lose his 
or her membership and in order to be reinstated 
in the association must pay a fine in addition 
to the current dues. The fine amounting to the 
annual dues and not to exceed one dollar and 
Iwenty-five cents." 

Officers 

On April 25 we elected the following officers 
for the school year 1941-42: 

President, Albert Mattocks of Greensboro. 

Vice-President, Miss Margaret Lloyd of Chapel 
Hill. 

Secretary, Miss Marsha Hood of Kinston. 

Treasurer, Mack Herrin of Clinton. 

Executive Council Member, Fred Dees of Bur- 
gaw. 

Conclusion 

We are looking forward to the coming year with 
great pleasure and we hope that as many of the 
members of the N. C. P. A. as possible will attend 
our meetings. We shall always be glad to have 
you, and we assure you that you will receive a 
hearty welcome. 

Respectfully submitted, 

DAVID McGOWAN, 

Secretary. 

Motion was made and seconded for the 
adoption of this report. 

The report of the Legislative Committee 
was then called for and was given by Chair- 
man Paul n. Thompson. 

REPORT OF THE LEGISLATIVE 
COMMITTEE 

After an unsuccessful attempt (due to the flu 
ei)idpmic that was so prevelant in North Carolina 
during the month of January) your Legislative 
Committee met on .January 31, 1941, at the Sir 
Walter Hotel in Raleigh, with the following mem- 
bers present : R. A. McDuffie, M. B. Melvin, 
Ralph P. Rogers, Paul Bissette and my.self. This 
was a joint meeting with our Executive Committee 
and the members of the Board of Pharmacy along 
with our Secretary-Treasurer W. J. Smith and 
our Attorney F. O. Bowman. President Joe Hol- 
lingsworth presided over the meeting. 



Our first objective was the establishing of the 
fact that we would oppose any legislation having 
a tendency to lower the standards of the pro- 
fession of pharmacy. Let me say here that this 
is the first time in twenty years that some of this 
type of legislation was not proposed in the Gen- 
eral Assembly. 

Mr. Bowman told us that they were having a 
fine session of the legislature and that the mem- 
bers were very friendly and co-operative toward 
the measures that he felt we would be interested 
in. 

We decided to have introduced at the proper 
time the much discussed prophylactic bill which 
svould limit the sale of this type of merchandise 
to drug stores. The group opposed the removal of 
paregoric and other items from the list of exempt 
narcotic drugs. It was left up to the Legislative 
Committee whether or not to introduce an amend- 
ment to the revenue act exempting proprietary 
preparations and prepared foods served in drug 
stores from the 3% sales tax. 

Representative J. L. Crawford of Pikeville, a 
member of the 1941 General Assembly spoke to 
the group concerning his opposition to the un- 
restricted sale of drugs in outlets other than 
registered drug stores. Mr. Bowman told Mr. 
Crawford that the members were in full sym- 
pathy with his proposed legislation but in his 
opinion it would be unconstitutional; however, 
Mr. Bowman was asked to accompany Mr. Craw- 
ford to the offices of the Attorney General for a 
correct ruling on same. 

We decided to oppose any unfavorable wage 
and hour legislation. 

Our druggist member of the legislature, the 
Hon. R. T. Fulghum of Johnston County spoke 
to us and offered his full co-operation in protect- 
ing the drug interests of North Carolina. 

After considerable work on the part of Mr. 
Bowman and Mr. Smith the prophylactic meas- 
ure was introduced in the House of Representa- 
tives; however, the bill was killed in committee. 

There was a measure introduced to extend the 
unemployment compensation act from firms hav- 
ing eight emi)loyees down to five. This measure 
was likewise defeated. 

There were three or four wage and hour bills 
introduced, one by Senator Clark of Bladen and 
one by Rep. McEachern of Hoke. All of these 
bills had provisions ranging from 40 to 55 hours 
per week with a minimum wage of 25c to 40c 
per hour for the first year with provision for 
increasing thereafter, and with the approval of 
the Governor it looked as if one of these bills 
would pass. In the opinion of your committee 
either of these bills would have done more to 
retard the large, extended service that most of 
us are in the habit of rendering than any meas- 
ure that we have had to face in several years. 
Through the organized efforts of the North Caro- 
lina Merchants Association and other groups, in- 
cluding your representatives, I am happy to 
report to you that these measures were likewise 
killed. 



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There was no change in the sales tax measure 
except that all foods sold by retail grocers for 
home consumption shall be exempt after July 1. 
We still have to pay tax on everything vi^e sell 
except prescriptions and compounded medicines. 

I wish to sincerely thank President Hollings- 
worth and the other members of the Legislative 
Committee for the co-operation and willing serv- 
ices they have rendered. 

You all are familiar with the splendid service 
that Mr. Bowman has rendered our association 
for a great many years. It has again been my 
pleasure to work with him in our legislative mat- 
ters and I am very grateful to him for his ef- 
forts in our behalf. 

It was my privilege two years ago to serve on 
the Legislative Committee with Mr. W. J. Smith 
who is now our Secretary-Treasurer. I think 
the Executive Committee could not have selected 
a more qualified man for this office as he has 
rendered us a most valuable service this year, 
making frequent trips to Raleigh and working 
hand in hand with Mr. Bowman, and I wish to 
thank him for his excellent services. 
Respectfully submitted, 

PAUL H. THOMPSON, Chairman 
Legislative Committee. 



This report was adopted by motion made 
and seconded. 

President Hollingsworth called on Mr. 
Wade Gilliam, Chairman of the Papers and 
Queries Committee for their program. The 
first speaker presented by this Committee 
was Mr. A. G. McPherson, Eastern Branch 
Manager of Bauer and Black, who was in- 
troduced by Frank L. Smith. 

HOW TO MERCHANDISE SURGICAL 
DRESSINGS 

By A. G. McPherson 

After showing how profitable the surgical 
dressings business is, Mr. McPherson as- 
serted that "The First Aid Supplies Market 
is not changing; but it is the Market Place 
that is changing." "You have less than 
65% of a business that should be 100% 
yours. The speaker took up in detail the fol- 
lowing points for successful selling: (1) 
Right location of First Aid departuient; 

(2) Right display of surgical dressings; 

(3) Right merchandising; (4) Right pric- 
ing; (5) Right selling; and (6) Right 
stocking. "Does this six-point plan work in 
your store?" asked the speaker. 

Due to the lateness of the hour, it was 
luoved and seconded that the session ad- 



journ until afternoon at which time the pro- 
gram under the direction of the Papers and 
Queries Committee would be resumed. 

FIFTH SESSION 

After the usual awarding of prizes, Presi- 
dent Hollingsworth called the fifth session 
to order and called upon Mr. Gilliam to re- 
sume the program presented by the Papers 
and Queries Committee. 

Mr. Howard Trumbell, General Merchan- 
dising Manager of the Owens-Illinois Glass 
Company was introduced by N. H. Harris 
and spoke on "Who Dictates the Size of 
Your Profits. ' ' 

WHO DICTATES THE SIZE OF 
YOUR PROFITS 

By Howard Trumbull 

In taking up the subject of "Profits'," 
Mr. Trumbull asserted that "you must be- 
come merchandise-minded to be a successful 
pharmacist." Every drug store in the coun- 
try has one particular department different 
from any other store — that is the prescrip- 
tion department. Every prescription you re- 
ceive is a tangible evidence of confidence in 
you. The prescription department is the 
magnet to attract customers into your store. 
After a prospective customer comes in it is 
up to you to know just how much he will 
buy. You yourself decide the size of your 
profits. ' ' 

Mr. Thomas Edward Hicks, President Per- 
sonal Products Co., was introduced by T. J. 
Kurth. 

MERCHANDISING — THE MANUFAC- 
TURER AND THE RETAILER 

By Thomas Edward Hicks 

You have just heard two outstanding presenta- 
tions by two men, outstanding in the drug world. 
These men have come a long way at great ex- 
pense to their companies to try and contribute 
something to this meeting, but most important of 
all in a spirit of friendship and as an example 
of what I would like to discuss with you, they 
have come to help you make more money start- 
ing tomorrow morning. 

I have chosen as a topic, "Merchandising — The 
Manufacturer and the Reailer." First, let me dis- 
pel any feeling you may have of the association 
of magic with merchandising. Merchandising is 
nothing more than "taking advantage of every 
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better one than just that — "taking advantage of 
every sales opportunity.'' 

It has been said that merchandise well bought 
is half sold and that brings up the subject of 
buying. But first, what about the other half of 
this business of selling what we have just bought ? 
THE ATTITUDE OF THE DEALER CAN MEAN 
SUCCESS OR FAILURE. 

Are you receptive to suggestions of how you 
may more easily make more money? Have you 
definitely and finally made up your mind that 
any representative who calls on you is trying to 
run your business if he so much as opens his 
mouth to ask you to disi^lay his wares in a par- 
ticular way? Where has this attitude come from 
that we hear of so oft«n in the Southeast — that 
too often representatives of responsible manufac- 
turers and wholesalers are practically run out of 
our stores if they so much as dare make sugges- 
tions that seem to disturb the daily routine of 
our lives ? 

I know of no industry in the country where 
the retail outlets are as well treated or as highly 
respected as the drug industry. Even the buying 
public has protected us with laws that are the 
envy of all other classes of trade. We have our 
Boards of Pharmacy which prevent any Tom. 
Dick and Harry from operating stores. We have 
our Fair Trade Acts which permit us to make a 
reasonable profit on our merchandise. What more 
perfect set-up could we ask for? And should we 
not be thankful and repay our benefactors, the 
public, by rendering them the service of well- 
run stores, presenting good merchandise in the 
way in which they want to buy it and at fair 
prices ? 

Let's all get together on this thing and quit 
mistrusting one another. The time has come for 
the retailer to call in the representatives of the 
manufacturers and the wholesalers and ask this 
simple question, "How may I sell more of your 
goods to my customers?" But that isn't all — you 
must do something about it after they have left 
their advice. Maybe it will mean new electric 
light bulbs; maybe it will mean only washing the 
windows or re-arranging the goods but it will 
mean, I promise you, more work and better pay 
from a better satisfied group of customers. 

1. Do you have your store properly laid out to 
attract customers, and make them feel they want 
to buy in your store? There is a proper shape 
store and a proper arrangement of merchandise 
for every situation. Did you rent a store and go 
into the drug retailing business or were you in 
the business and did you rent a store to fit the 
requirements of the neighborhood? 

2. Do you display your merchandise so that 
your displays will do suggestive selling for you? 

3. Buying — Do you carry the proper assortment 
of lines and sizes? What about your competitor? 
Is he a druggist, department store, variety store, 
lunch room, hardware store? 

Are you carrying the lines that the manufac- 
turers stand behind, or do you feel that your cus- 
tomers are different and don't want nationally 



advertised products? In other words, are you so 
anxious to make a greater percentage of profit 
that you are willing to risk losing your trade to 
your competitor? I know of very few manufac- 
turers who are not willing to stand behind their 
merchandise and exchange it for other items. But 
first you must give it a try and make sure that 
your customers don't respond to the sales presen- 
tation in national advertising. Your customers 
are very little different from the customers of 
other druggists whether they be in North Caro- 
lina, Illinois, Montana or Texas, and it isn't fair 
for you to make up your mind what they will 
want to buy before you have offered them stand- 
ard goods of the reliable manufacturers. 

But, as I have said previously, the main sub- 
ject on my mind today is the attitude of the drug- 
gists of North Carolina and I sincerely hope that 
all of you will stop and realize that every sales- 
man who comes into your store has a message 
for you if you will only listen and further that 
you may take advantage of the facilities for 
making money that the sales representatives have 
to offer if you will only ask the simple question, 
"How may I sell more of your goods to my cus- 
tomers ?" 



Mr. W. J. Quinlan, Vice-President Charge 
of Sales of the Prophylactic Brush Company 
was introduced by Mr. Euy Lowery. 

STREAMLINED MERCHANDISING BY 

MANUFACTURER, WHOLESALER 

AND RETAILER 

By W. J. Quinlan 

For more than an hour Mr. Quinlan pre- 
sented the subjects of Fair Trade, Turnover 
of Advertised vs. Unadvertised Merchandise, 
Proper Display, Salesmanship and Retailing 
Methods to a large group of interested lis- 
teners. He urged druggists to push adver- 
tised brands, "They turn over 5.2 times a 
year; unadvertised brands turn 2.2 times 
a year." 

While discussing display Mr. Quinlan 
said: "What happens when you display 
tootli brushes? We made a test which 
showed 44% increase in the stores where we 
had them on display! It is stated that over 
30% of all tooth brushes are sold in chain 
stores. Why do they sell that many? Tooth 
brushes are displayed in counter cabinets in 
practically all chain drug stores. Ninety per 
cent of the large independents display tooth 
brushes in cabinets. But when you get to the 
small independent stores, tooth brushes are 
displayed in cabinets on the counter in only 
43%, of the stores. We know, of course, that 



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counter space is limited in small stores. You 
have been in some of these small independ- 
ent stores where the counter is so heaped 
with merchandise that there is hardly room 
for the clerk to pass your change across the 
counter. He is usually hidden from view. In 
fact, he could open up in the morning with- 
out putting his pants on — all he needs to do 
is comb his hair and he is ready for business. 
You never see anything but the top of his 
head. ' ' 

The Committee on Time and Place was 
called upon for their report by President 
HoUingsworth. Chairman J. C. Brantley, Jr., 
reported that several letters and telegrams 
of invitation had been received from 
Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington. There- 
fore, Mr. Brantley reported that the Com- 
mittee offered Wrightsville Beach as their 
suggestion. After much discussion, motion 
was made and seconded that this be a ten- 
tative choice and that the final decision 
would rest with the Executive Committee. 

President HoUingsworth then called on 
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer C. M. Andrews 
for his report. 

BEPOET OP ASSISTANT SECRETARY- 
TREASURER 

Registration as Per Cards Assorted 

Members Registered 228 $228.00 

Members Student Branch 46 46.00 

Registered Pharmacist Visitors.... 43 43.00 

Proprietors and Clerks 103 103.00 

Visitors' Families 173 173.00 

T. M. A. Guests 45 45.00 

Total 638 $638.00 

Disbursements 

T. M. A. Check for Their Visitors $ 45.00 

Checking Typewriter & Supplies, 

Hotel Porter 2.25 

Rent Typewriter 2.00 

Books - 50 

Printing Cards for Registration 5.00 

Miss Margaret Jordan, Assistant 15.00 

$ 70.75 
Balance Due W. J. Smith, 

Secretary-Treasurer 567.25 

Total $638.00 

Dues Collected $305.00 

New Membership Fees 67.00 

$372.00 



Balance Due from Registration 567.25 
Total Due N. C. P. A $939.25 



Motion was made and seconded that this 
report be accepted with thanks. 

Upon motion made by Ralph Rogers, it 
was voted that the following applications 
for membership in the Association be re- 
ceived: Messrs. G. D. Booth, E. T. Brown 
and D. G. Ridenhour of Durham, J. L. 
Cherry of Asheville, W. M. Lamar of Fay- 
etteville, J. F. Lyon of Rocky Mount, H. G. 
Mitchell and C. O. Powers of Burlington, 
M. C. Savage of Roanoke Rapids, L. W. 
Smith of Kannapolis, J. P. Tunstall of 
Washington, W. L. West of Roseboro, and 
I. L. Zuckerman of Greensboro. 

These applications for membership were 
accepted. 

The report of the Committee on the Pres- 
ident's Address which was given at this 
time, will be found in this issue immediately 
following the President 's Address. 

President HoUingsworth then called for 
the report of the Committee on Resolutions 
by Chairman Rogers McDuffie. 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE 
ON RESOLUTIONS 

The first Resolution was submitted by 
Bryan H. Whitford and was moved for 
adoption by Chairman McDuffie. 
A RESOLUTION TO ENCOURAGE THE PRES- 
IDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF 
AMERICA TO ORDER THE CONVOYING OF 
WAR MATERIALS TO ENGLAND 
WHEREAS, it is recognized that the United 
States of America and the British Empire are the 
last of the great world democracies ; and 

WHEREAS, the United States and the British 
Empire are united in that they have similar aims 
and ideals in the government of their people, in 
that they are from a common racial descent, and 
in that they place God above any person, state or 
nation ; and 

WHEREAS, certain enemies have arisen against 
the British Empire which threaten the existence 
of the democratic ideals of the aforementioned 
sister democracies, and 

WHEREAS, the British Empire is now vali- 
antly defending herself and other smaller democ- 
racies who have appealed to her for aid ; and 

WHEREAS, the United States is unwilling to 
let the British Empire assume the full responsi- 
bility for the preservation of the ideals upon 
which our homes and religions are founded, and 
WHEREAS, in an expression of her unwill- 
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the British Empire by manufacturing war mate- 
rials and other supplies for this oppressed democ- 
racy; and 

WHEREAS, this aid would be more effective 
if some system were devised whereby the delivei->' 
of said materials and supplies would be assured 
and not subjugated to blockade warfare as is 
now the ease ; therefore, 

BE IT RESOLVED, that in the interest of de- 
mocracy, the North Carolina Pharmaceutical As- 
sociation strongly urge that a system of convoy- 
ing war materials and other supplies to the ports 
of England and to the ports of other oppressed 
nations by the United States Navy be devised, 
and that the Navy become responsible for the 
safe transit of the cargoes, and that such a sys- 
tem be devised and inaugurated with all possible 
speed. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by R. R. Copeland 
was given an unfavorable report by the 
Resolutions Committee. 

A RESOLUTION CONCERNING MEMBERS 
OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. 

WHEREAS, by virtue of his office as Presi- 
dent of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation and feeling his experience in this office 
very valuable in assisting the Executive Commit- 
tee, therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the retiring President 
automatically become a member of the Executive 
Committee for a term of three years. 

Chairman McDuffie explained that the 
Committee thought it best to reject this 
resolution since it might be possible that at 
some time in the future an unsuitable Pres- 
ident might be elected who would make an 
unsatisfactory member of the Executive 
Committee. 

Chairman McDuffie then read a resolution 
submitted by J. C. Brantley, Jr., and moved 
its adoption. 

A RESOLUTION FAVORING THE ALLOCA- 
TION OF FUNDS TO THE N. C. DEPART- 
MENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD-DRUG 
INSPECTION 

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Department of 
Agriculture .jointly sponsored the jiassage of the 
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act in this State with 
the co-operation of the North Carolina Pharma- 
ceutical Association and the North Carolina Board 
of Health during the 1939 General Assembly; and 
WHEREAS, the above named Act defines and 
prohibits adulteration, misbranding and false ad- 
vertising of foods, drug, cosmetics and devices as 
to manufacturing, sale, holding or offering for 
sale such foods, drug, cosmetics, and devices; and 
WHEREAS, both the 19.39 and 1941 General 
Assemblies of North Carolina failed to provide 
funds for enforcing the Act, and 



WHEREAS, any legislation of a corrective na- 
ture is a penalty on the honest manufacturers, 
distributors and retailers when not enforced; and 

WHEREAS, it is the belief of pharmacists gen- 
erally and this Association in particular, that the 
Department of Agriculture should immediately 
clarify its position as to the labeling and danger- 
ous drugs sections of the Act; and 

WHEREAS, the present Food, Drug and Cos- 
metic Act represents a tremendous advance in 
the purposes and objectives of the 1906 Food and 
Drug Act which it succeeds ; and 

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Department of 
Agriculture has the necessary trained personnel 
and equipment but lacks sufficient funds for 
proper enforcement of the Act; therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED that the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association urgently request Gov- 
ernor J. Melville Broughton to immediately allo- 
cate funds to the North Carolina Department of 
Agriculture for the enforcement of the North 
Carolina Pood, Di-ug and Cosmetic Act ; and 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of 
this resolution be forwarded to the Honorable J. 
Melville Broughton, Governor of North Carolina ; 
to Doctor Carl Reynolds, State Health Officer, and 
to Doctor B. W. Kilgore and Mr. W. A. Queen 
of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by Paul H. Thomp- 
son was moved for adoption by Chairman 
McDuffie. 

A RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE REPEAL OF 
THE TYDINGS-MILLER FAIR TRADE EN- 
ABLING ACT 

WHEREAS, the Tydings-Miller Fair Trade En- 
abling Act was x)assed by Congress after a full 
and complete understanding of both its purpose 
and effect; and 

WHEREAS, the act is based upon the tradi- 
tional American doctrine that the states are free 
to attend to their own business in their own way; 
and 

WPIEREAS, the North Carolina Fair Trade 
Act was originally passed and ratified on March 
22, 1937, and its provisions upheld and declared 
constitutional in every particular by the Supreme 
Court of the State of North Carolina on Septem- 
ber 27, 1939, therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED by the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association in convention assem- 
bled that we very vigorously oppose any attempt 
to repeal the Tydings-Miller Act, and hereby very 
earnestly call upon the North Carolina Delegation 
in Congress to stand with us in this objective. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by Clyde Eubanks 
was moved for adoption by Chairman Mc- 
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A RESOLUTION FAVORING THE ENACT- 
MENT OF H. R. 3383 

WHER'EAS, it is generally recognized that we 
are faced with the obligation to reduce the cost of 
medicines to the public whenever this can be 
done without sacrificing quality or reliability ; and 
WHEREAS, ethyl alcohol is used in the manu- 
facture of some of the most important medicinal 
preparations as an essential solvent or preserva- 
tive; and 

WHEREAS, ethyl alcohol used in the prepa- 
ration or preservation of drugs and medicines 
now bears an excessively high excise tax which 
is related directly to the high cost of medicines 
and medical care; therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED that the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association urges the enactment 
by the National Congress of H. R. 3383, the pur- 
pose of which is to lower the tax on non-beverage 
ethyl alcohol, and thus to bring about a reduc- 
tion in the cost of medicines and medical care. 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of 
this resolution be forwarded to the Honorable 
Robert L. Doughton, Chairman of the Ways and 
Means Committee of the House of Representa- 
tives. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by H. C. McAllis- 
ter was moved for adoption by Chairman 
McDuffie. 

A RESOLUTION FAVORING AN INCREASE 
IN THE REGISTRATION FEE OF VISI- 
TORS TO THE ANNUAL MEETING 
WHEREAS, the attendance at the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association Convention has 
increased during the past decade to the point 
where it is one of the largest in the South and 
one of which we can be justly proud; and 

WHEREAS, the members of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association and its auxiliary 
bodies, the Traveling Men's Auxiliary and the 
Women's Auxiliary, are the individuals for whom 
the Convention is primarily held ; and 

WHEREAS, the expense necessary to provide 
all persons attending the Convention is equally 
distributed and is becoming burdensome for the 
Association and its auxiliary bodies ; and 

WHEREAS, the financial condition of the As- 
sociation is unsatisfactory to meet the extra obli- 
gations of its expanding activities ; therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED that all persons attending 
the Convention pay a registration fee of $2.50 
with the exception of members of the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association, the Traveling 
Men's Auxiliary and the Ladies' Auxiliary and 
members of their immediate families, who shall 
pay the registration fee which prevailed prior to 
the adoption of this resolution 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that $1.50 of 
each visitor's fee be directed to the treasury of 
the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association to 
be expended in the retirement of any obligation 
incurred by the Association. 



The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by C. C. Fordham, 
Jr., Avas moved for adoption by Chairman 
McDuffie. 

IN APPRECIATION OF DEAN HUDSON AND 
HIS BAND 

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association Convention at Durham, North 
Carolina, has enjoyed the fine music of Dean 
Hudson and his band ; therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED that we respectfully re- 
quest that the F. W. Fitch Company of Des 
Moines, Iowa, have Dean Hudson and his band 
as a guest on their famous radio program. The 
Fitch Band Wagon. 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of 
this resolution be forwarded to the F. W. Fitch 
Company. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

A resolution submitted by Bryan H. Whit- 
ford was moved for adoption by Chairman 
McDuffie. 

TO EXPRESS THANKS TO THE CONVENTION 
HOSTS 

WHEREAS, it is proclaimed that the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association has held a 
most successful assembly of its members and 
friends in the city of Durham ; and 

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association is desirous of expressing its sin- 
cere appreciation to these people whose untiring 
efforts have made the success of this assembly 
possible ; therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED that the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association acknowledge its grati- 
tude to the local secretary of the Association, to 
the Pharmacists of Durham, to the tradesmen of 
the city, to the townspeople and to all others who 
have so generously contributed to the successful 
progress of this, the Sixty-second Annual Conven- 
tion of the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation. 

The resolution was duly adopted. 

Upon motion made by Chairman McDuffie, 
and seconded by Sam Welfare, it was voted 
that the report of the Resolution Committee 
be adopted. 

At the conclusion of Mr. McDuffie 's re- 
port, he announced that Josephine Eldridge 
of Edeuton and Bryan H. Whitford of 
Washington, students of the University of 
North Carolina School of Pharmacy, had 
each been awarded a year's membership in 
the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Asso- 
ciation for having submitted the two best 
resolutions during the Convention. 



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The two memberships, made available 
through the generosity of Mr. Roger Me- 
Duffie, were given to stimulate interest 
among the pharmacy students in preparing 
resolutions. 

Next was the Eeport of the Xominating 
Committee by Chairman R. E. Copeland. 
The following were nominated: For Presi- 
dent : J. C. Brantley, Jr., Paul Bissette ; for 
1st Vice-President: R. P. Lyon, Moss Salley; 
for 2nd Vice-President: T. J. Crutchfield, 
Paul Thompson ; 3d Vice-President : N. O. 
McDowell, E. C. Daniel; for member of the 
Executive Committee: Ralph Rogers, J. V. 
Farriugton. 

Motion was made and seconded to accept 
report of Xominating Committee. 

The election of a member of the Board 
of Pharmacy was the next order of business. 
Upon motion of Eubanks-Welfare, Dr. 
Zoeller was elected to succeed himself. 

Upon suggestion of Dean J. G. Beard, 
W. J. Smith, Secretary-Treasurer, was ac- 
corded a rising vote of thanks for his work 
since taking office during the past year. 

Upon suggestion of Ralph P. Rogers, Joe 
Hollingsworth, retiring President, was ac- 
corded a rising vote of thanks for his work 
during the past year. 

The installation of officers was the next 
order of business. Incoming President Rog- 
ers was escorted to the platform by R. P. 
Lyon and John Pickard where he was in- 
stalled as President for the forthcoming 
year by retiring President Hollingsworth. 
President Rogers then made a short address 
of acceptance. 

Following the installation of the Presi- 
dent, the other new officers-elect were in- 
ducted into office. These included: Joe Hol- 
lingsworth, member of the Executive Com- 
mittee, J. C. Brantley, Jr., 1st Vice-Presi- 
dent, T. J. Crutchfield, 2nd Vice-President, 
Moss Salley, who was unable to be present, 
as 3d Vice-President. 

Upon completion of the installation of offi- 
cers, it was moved and seconded that the 
62nd convention of the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association and its affiliated 
bodies be adjourned until the following year. 
(Signed) W. J. SMITH, 

Secretary-Treasurer. 



THE CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS 
CONSTITUTION 

Article I — Name 
This Association shall be called the North 
Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. 

Article II — Object 
The aim of this Association shall be to 
unite the reputable pharmacists and drug- 
gists of this State for mutual assistance, 
encouragement, and improvement, and to 
advance the science and art of pharmacy, 
and thereby restrict the dispensing and 
sale of medicine to properly qualified phar- 
macists and druggists. 

Article III — Membership 
This Association shall consist of active, 
associate, life and honorary members. 

Article IV — Officers 
The Association shall have the following 
officers: A President; three Vice-Presidents; 
a Secretary-Treasurer; an Assistant Secre- 
tary-Treasurer; a Local Secretary; and an 
Executive Committee of seven members, all 
of whom shall hold office until their suc- 
cessors are elected and have qualified. The 
President, three Vice-Presidents, and one 
member of the Executive Committee shall 
annually be elected by ballot. The Secre- 
tary-Treasurer, the Assistant Secretary- 
Treasurer and the Local Secretary shall be 
elected annually by the Executive Commit- 
tee. The President, two ranking Vice-Presi- 
dents, and the Secretary-Treasurer shall be 
ex-officio members of the Executive Com- 
mittee. 

(Amended 1930.) 

Article V — Amending Constitution 
Every proposition to alter or amend this 
Constitution shall be submitted in writing 
and received at an annual meeting, and may 
])C voted on at tlie next annual meeting, 
when, upon receiving a vote of three-fourths 
of the members present, it shall become a 
part of the Constitution. 

The By-Laws may be altered or amended 
by a submission of the proposed change at 
one session and a favorable vote of three- 
fourths of the members present at a suc- 
ceeding session of the same regular meet- 
ing. 

(Amended 1935.) 



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BY-LAWS 

Article I — Election of Officers 

Section 1. A Nominating Committee of 
seven members shall be annually chosen by 
the President charged with the duty at each 
annual convention of selecting candidates 
for the officers of President, three Vice-Pres- 
idents, and one member of the Executive 
Committee. 

(Amended 1930.) 

See. 2. The Nominating Committee shall 
submit at the last session of each annual 
convention the names of two or more per- 
sons as candidates for each of the offices of 
President ; First Vice-President ; Second 
Vice-President ; Third Vice-President ; and 
one member of the Executive Committee. 
Additional nominations may be made from 
the floor. These names are to be sub- 
mitted by the Secretary-Treasurer by mail 
to every member of the Association within 
one month after he receives them, together 
with the request that the members indicate 
their preference on a ballot enclosed for 
that purpose, and return the same by mail 
within one month. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 3. The ballots received as indicated 
in the preceding article are to be received 
and sent by the President to a Board of 
Tellers, composed of three members to be 
appointed by the President. This Board 
shall count as votes in the annual election 
only those ballots received from members 
whose dues have been paid for the current 
year, and who in turn shall certify to the 
Secretary-Treasurer the result of the elec- 
tion, after which the latter shall be pub- 
lished. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 4. The officers thus elected by a plu- 
rality of the votes cast shall be installed at 
the final session of the next annual meeting. 

(Added 1927.) 

Sec. 5. The North Carolina Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association shall elect at each annual 
meeting from among the most skillful 
pharmacists in North Carolina, for a term 
of five years, one pharmacist to the State 
Board of Pharmacy. The same must have 
been registered as a pharmacist in North 
Carolina at least five years previous to his 
election; he must be actually engaged in 



pharmacy; and shall not succeed himself; 
Provided that this does not prohibit the re- 
election of any member of the present board 
for one additional year. 
(Added 1940.) 

Article II — Duties op Officers 

Section 1. The President shall preside at 
all meetings, and administer the rules of 
order usual in deliberative assemblies. He 
shall nominate all special committees, except 
a majority of the members present resort 
to balloting or other means. He shall sign 
the certificates of membership and counter- 
sign all orders upon the Secretary-Treasurer. 
He shall present at each annual meeting a 
report of the operations of the Association 
during the year and suggest such subjects 
for its benefit as he may deem worthy of 
notice. 

Sec. 2. The Vice-Presidents shall in case 
of temporary absence or inability of the 
President to serve, perform his duties in 
the order of their rank. In case of the 
death, resignation, removal from the State, 
or disability of any officer or member of the 
Executive Committee, the Executive Com- 
mittee shall be empowered to fill the va- 
cancy and the person so elected shall serve 
until his successor has been regularly elected 
and qualified. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 3. The Secretary-Treasurer shall keep 
a fair and correct record of all the pro- 
ceedings of the Association. He shall keep 
on file all papers and reports read. He 
shall be charged with all correspondence, 
and with the editing, publishing and dis- 
tributing of the Proceedings of the Associa- 
tion, under the directions of the Executive 
Committee. He shall notify all members 
four weeks in advance of each annual meet- 
ing, and at each annual meeting render a 
report of the duties performed by him since 
the last annual meeting. He shall furnish 
the Chairman of every Special Committee 
with a list of its members. He shall be ex- 
officio a member of the Executive Com- 
mittee. 

Sec. 4. The Secretary-Treasurer shall col- 
lect and have charge of all funds of the 
Association, except such funds as are offi- 
cially delegated to a standing committee. 
He shall give bond in the sum of three 



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thousand dollars for the faithful perform- 
ance of his duties. The bond must be ac- 
ceptable to the Executive Committee and 
placed in the custody of the President, who 
shall deliver it to his successor. A Certified 
Public Accountant shall be engaged annu- 
ally to audit the financial accounts of the 
Secretary-Treasurer. The Secretary-Treas- 
urer shall hold and issue the certificates of 
membersliip. He shall report to the Execu- 
tive Committee, previous to each annual 
meeting, the names of those members who 
have failed to pay their dues for two suc- 
cessive years. He shall keep a list of the 
names, residences, and dates of entrance of 
each member, and furnish a list of the same 
at the close of each annual meeting for pub- 
lication. He shall preserve all applications 
for membership. He shall pay all bills when 
countersigned by the President, and at each 
annual meeting render an itemized state- 
ment of his account. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 5. The Local Secretary shall act 
under instructions from the Secretary- 
Treasurer. 

See. 6. The Assistant Secretary-Treasurer 
shall aid the Secretary-Treasurer in the 
performance of his duties, and in the ab- 
sence of the latter shall serve in his stead. 

(Added 1924.) 

Article III — Of Committees 

Section 1. There shall be seven standing 
committees; an Executive Committee of 
seven members ; a Committee on Trade 
Interests, a Committee on Papers and 
Queries, and a Committee on Practical 
Pharmacy and Dispensing, each to consist 
of three members; a Eesolutions Committee 
of five members; a Legislative Committee 
of seven members together with such non- 
voting auxiliary members as the President 
nuiy deem it wise to appoint ; and a Fair 
Trade Committee of seven members ; all to 
be elected or appointed annually, according 
to the will of the Association. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 2. The Executive Committee is 
charged with the following duties: the elec- 
tion annually of a Secretary-Treasurer, an 
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, and a Local 
Secretary; the annual revision of the roll 



of members; the investigation of applica- 
tions for membership; the publication and 
distribution to all members of the annual 
proceedings; the reporting at each annual 
meeting of members in arrears for two 
years; the preparation of appropriate 
notices of deceased members; and it shall 
also have general charge of and final au- 
thority over all affairs of the Association 
which are not specifically provided for else- 
Avhere in the By-Laws, and report in writing 
annually its complete proceedings to the 
Association. 

(Amended 1924, 1925.) 

Members of the Executive Committee, 
other than members ex-officio, shall be 
elected to serve for a term of three years. 
(Added 1930.) 

Sec. 3. The Committee on Trade Inter- 
ests shall consider all matters of a trade or 
commercial nature referred to it, and ren- 
der a report thereon at such time as may 
be directed. This committee may make an- 
nual reports and suggest remedies of such 
trade or commercial irregularities as it may 
deem worthy thereof. 

Sec. 4. The Committee on Papers and 
Queries shall receive all papers or essays 
for the Association, and designate which of 
them shall be read at length and which by 
title. It shall, in connection with the Secre- 
tary-Treasurer, arrange the time which may 
be most appropriate and convenient for pre- 
senting them. This Committee annually 
shall report within three months after its 
election or appointment a proper number 
of questions of scientific and practical in- 
terest, the answer to which may advance the 
interest of pharmacy; and shall procure the 
acceptance of as many such questions for 
investigation and reply as may be prac- 
ticable; and in other ways induce the pres- 
entation of papers and essays. 

Sec. o. The Committee on Practical 
Pharmacy and Dispensing shall present to 
each convention scientific papers for study. 
It shall also bring before the delegates the 
experiences of druggists with everyday prob- 
lems in the laboratory, in prescription com- 
pounding, and in research work. 

(Added 1924.) 

Sec. 6. The Committee on Eesolutions 
shall meet together before each convention 
and decide on matters upon which the or- 



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ganization should take a public stand. The 
members shall then present to the delegates 
in regular session a carefully thought out 
program which may be accepted, amended, 
or rejected as the collective judgment of 
the convention may decide. 

The Committee shall receive all resolu- 
tions as may be referred to it for study at 
any annual meeting, and submit to the dele- 
gates in regular session of the same meet- 
ing its recommendations for adoption, re- 
jection, or amendment of such resolutions. 

(Added 1924.) 

Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the Legis- 
lative Committee to use its efforts in spon- 
soring the passage of such legislation as 
the Association in convention assembled 
may specifically recommend, and to oppose 
such legislation as the Association in con- 
vention assembled specifically resolves to op- 
pose. If during the intervals between meet- 
ings of the Association, unanticipated leg- 
islative developments occur, the Legislative 
Committee shall ask for a called meeting of 
the Executive Committee in order that the 
latter committee may act officially for the 
Association in advising, approving, or op- 
posing such measures or methods as the 
Legislative Committee may present. The 
Legislative Committee shall submit in writ- 
ing annually an itemized financial report 
of receipts and expenditures together with 
a summary of its proceedings to the Execu- 
tive Committee. The latter Committee may 
use its discretion in withholding any in- 
formation which it deems unwise or un- 
necessary to publish. With this qualifica- 
tion, the report shall be presented to the 
Association by the Chairman of the Legis- 
lative Committee or his appointed repre- 
sentative. 

(Added 1938.) 

Sec. 8. It shall be the duty of the Fair 
Trade Committee to formulate and execute 
such policies and practices pertaining to 
Fair Trade laws as its own judgment sup- 
ported by a study of systems in other 
states may dictate as wise. The Committee 
shall meet not less than twice each year at 
the call of the Chairman. Before the Com- 
mittee makes commitments of funds in ex- 
cess of its present or immediately available 
assets, it shall first secure the consent of 
the Executive Committee. The Committee 



shall render a financial and general report 
annually to the Association. Between an- 
nual conventions it shall render ad interim 
reports to the Executive Committee if the 
latter Committee shall deem it necessary to 
be in possession of such reports. 
(Added 1938.) 

Article IV — Of Membership 

Section 1. Every pharmacist and druggist 
residing in the State, of good moral stand- 
ing, who is registered or is eligible to regis- 
tration as a Eegistered Pharmacist under 
the Pharmacy Act of this State, of which 
satisfactory evidence shall be produced or 
shown to the Executive Committee, may 
become a member of this Association. 

Any unregistered pharmacist, residing in 
the State, who possesses license as an As- 
sistant Pharmacist, or who has had not less 
than three years experience in compounding 
drugs, or who has graduated from a reputa- 
ble college of pharmacy, may, upon furnish- 
ing proof of his eligibility, become an asso- 
ciate member subject to the same fees and 
regulations that govern registered members. 
Associate members may not hold office, but 
may enjoy all other privileges of member- 
ship. 

(Amended 1925.) 

Any member of a Student Branch of 
the Association, upon furnishing proof of 
his eligibility, may become an associate 
member of the Association. Such a member 
may not hold office or vote for officers but 
may enjoy all other privileges of member- 
ship. 

(Added 1936.) 

Sec. 2. Any person eligible to membership 
may apply in writing, with the indorsement 
of two members in good standing, to any 
member of the Executive Committee, who 
shall report his application to said Com- 
mittee; if, after investigating his claims, 
they shall approve his election, they shall, 
at the earliest time possible, report his name 
to the Association, and he may be elected 
by a two-thirds vote of the members present 
on ballot. 

Members may also be admitted at any 
time by making application to the Secre- 
tary-Treasurer, with the endorsement of 
two members in good standing and accom- 
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year, said application to be approved by 
the Secretary-Treasurer and the Chairman 
of the Executive Committee, when the mem- 
bership certificate will be issued. 
(Amended 1915, 1924, 1940.) 
Sec. 3. No person shall be considered a 
member of this Association until he has 
signed the Constitution and By-Laws and 
paid into the treasury the sum of $1 as an 
initiation fee, also, the annual contribution 
for the current year. All persons who be- 
come members shall be considered perma- 
nent members, but may be expelled for im- 
proper conduct by a vote of three- fourths 
of the members present at any annual meet- 
ing. 

Sec. 4. Every member shall pay in ad- 
vance into the hands of the Secretary-Treas- 
urer the sum of ten dollars as his yearly 
contribution, except that those not finan- 
cially interested in a drug business shall 
pay four dollars, and except that members 
of a Student Branch shall pay one dollar. 

Any one in arrears at any annual meet- 
ing shall not be entitled to vote, and any 
one neglecting to pay his annual dues for 
two successive years shall be liable to lose 
his membership. Members complying with 
the preceding section of this article are 
entitled to certificates of membership, 
signed by the President, a Vice-President, 
and the Secretary-Treasurer. Ex-members, 
who are so from omissions to pay their 
dues, desiring to re-unite with the Associa- 
tion, may do so by applying in writing to 
the Secretary-Treasurer and paying into the 
funds of the Association the sum of two 
years' dues when they were members and 
the dues for the current year; whereupon 
their names shall be placed upon the roll. 
(Amended 1924, 1933, 1936.) 
Sec. 5. Any member, not in arrears, mov- 
ing to another State and once in two years 
reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer his ad- 
dress, shall be regarded as a non-resident 
member of this Association, and it is hereby 
provided that such failure to report shall be 
sufticient warrant for the Secretary-Treas- 
urer to drop the name of such non-resident 
member from the roll of membership. Non- 
resident members shall not be eligible to 
hold office nor be required to contribute to 
the funds of the Association, but they shall 



have the privilege of attending the meetings 
and participating in the deliberations. 

Sec. 6. A registration fee shall be paid 
by each person participating in the affairs 
of the annual convention. The amount of 
such fee shall annually be fixed by the 
Executive Committee. 

(Added 1924.) 

Sec. 7. Any regular member in good 
standing is eligible for a life membership 
and thereafter be exempt from all future 
annual dues. The cost of such a member- 
ship may be changed from time to time up- 
on recommendation of the Executive Com- 
mittee provided each such change recom- 
mended is approved by a three-fourths vote 
of the members present at a regular meet- 
ing, and provided further that the sum 
shall never be less than fifty dollars. The 
present fee shall be one hundred dollars. 

(Amended 1920, 1936.) 

Article V — Of Meetings 
Section 1. The meetings shall be held an- 
nually, or from time to time, as the Asso- 
ciation may determine, provided that in 
case of failure of this from any cause the 
duty of calling the Association together 
shall devolve upon the President, or on the 
Vice-Presidents, with the advice and con- 
sent of the Executive Committee. Special 
meetings may be held upon the Avritten re- 
quest of fifteen members, who shall state 
the purpose thereof, and only such matters 
shall be considered at the meeting. 
(Amended 1914.) 

Sec. 2. At the opening of each annual 
meeting, in the absence of the President, or 
Vice-Presidents, one of the Executive Com- 
mittee shall take the chair. In the absence 
of all, a President ijro tempore shall be 
elected by the members present. In the 
absence of the Secretary-Treasurer, the As- 
sistant Secretarj'^-Treasurer shall act in his 
stead, in the absence of the latter the pre- 
siding officer shall appoint a Secretary j)^o 
tempore. 

Sec. 3. Fifteen members constitute a quo- 
rum. 

Article VI — Op Branches 
Section 1. There shall be a Students' 
Branch within the Association, the member- 



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ship of which shall be composed of and 
limited to regularly enrolled students in 
the School of Pharmacy of the University 
of North Carolina. The Branch must or- 
ganize itself, elect a president, a secretary, 
and a treasurer. These officers shall be re- 
sponsible to the Secretary-Treasurer of the 
Association for funds collected as annual 
dues. It shall have a Constitution and set 
of By-laws that shall be approved by the 
Executive Committee of the Association. 
No action taken by such Branch shall bind 
the Association in any way save when a 
proposed action is submitted as a recom- 
mendation to the Executive Committee prior 
to the annual meeting. If the Executive 
Committee gives its approval the recommen- 
dation may be submitted first to the general 
membership at a regular meeting and then 
assigned to the Committee on Resolutions 
for study and report in the usual manner. 

(Amended 1938.) 

Sec. 2. When a member of the Students' 
Branch becomes licensed as a pharmacist or 
becomes eligible for license he may be ad- 
mitted to regular membership, provided he 
pays the additional fees required of such a 
membership, and provided he submits satis- 
factory evidence in writing to the Executive 



Committee of liis eligibility for such a mem- 
bership. 

(Added 1936.) 

Article VII — Of Delegates 
Section 1. The President shall annually 
appoint five delegates to the American Phar- 
maceutical Association; five to the National 
Association of Retail Druggists; and three 
to the North Carolina State Medical So- 
ciety. The delegates shall present their 
reports at the next annual meeting of the 
Association. Delegates shall be entitled to 
appoint alternates. 

Article VIII — -Order of Business 

1. Roll Call. 

2. Reading of minutes. 

3. Election of new members. 

4. Presentation of new members present. 

5. Presentation of visiting delegates, etc. 

6. Reports of officers. 

7. Reading of communications. 

8. Reports of standing committees. 

9. Miscellaneous business. 

10. Unfinished business. 

11. Election of officers. 

12. Presentation of new officers. 

13. Adjournment. 



ROLL OF MEMBERS 



(Corrected to Jan. 1, 1941) 

An asterisk (*) before a member's name indicates attendance at the Charlotte convention. 

A dagger (t) before a member's name denotes both life and charter membership. 

Names of life members are printed in small capitals. 

Names of charter members are printed in italics. 

The date following a member's name indicates years of affiliation. 



Adair, Walter Holmes (1P24)....1936 Roxboro 

Adams, Edward Clarence 1910 Gastonia 

*Adams, Wilbur Royster 1933 Angier 

Ahrens, Adolph George 1926 Wilmington 

Airheart, Walter Thurston 1936 Concord 

Allen, Charles Henry ....1920 Winston-Salem 

*Allen, H. H J.917 Cherryville 

* Andes, Garrette Earl _..1929 Wadesboro 

*Andrews, Charles McDonald 1907 Burlington 

Andrews. Wesley Thompson 1922 Goldsboro 

*Arnold, Brodie Duke 1934 Raleigh 

Austin, Beverly Newton 1928 Shelby 

B 

Bailey, Lee A 1938 Charlotte 

*Bain, Jones Douglas (1925) 1940 Clayton 

*Baker, Walter Presley 1922 Raeford 

*Ballew, James Gordon 1917 Lenoir 

*Barber, Ernestine Ray 1939 Williamston 

*Barbour, Joseph Parker _ 1928 Burlington 

Barefoot, Lexie Glenn 1934 Canton 



Barnhardt, Manlus Ray 1929 Rockwell 

Barrett, Raymond Ellis 1919 Burlington 

B'asart, Jasper Martin 1939 Greenville 

*Baucom, Alfred Vernon 1906 Apex 

*BEAiaD, J. G. (1923) 1908 Chapel Hill 

*Beddingfield, Chas. Herman 1919 Clayton 

*Beddingtield, Edgar T 1917 Clayton 

Bell, Frank Roland 1924 Beaufort 

Bender, Walter Meares K 1928 Fayetteville 

Bennett, Kelly Edmund 

(1937) 1912 Bryson City 

Benson, Ernest Stuart 1936 Wilmington 

*Bbrnard, GERM.4IN (1933) 1904 Durham 

*Bbst, John Harper (1936) 1923 Greensboro 

Bilbro, Quinton Trotman 1924 West Asheville 

Bingham, William Hunter 1927 Concord 

Birmingham, John S. (1913) 1933 Hamlet 

*Bissette, Paul Branch 1924 Wilson 

Black, Bonner Brevard (1921). .1940 Kannapolis 

Black, Oliver Randolph 1927 Bessemer City 

Blair, Rochelle Kent (1933)1919 Charlotte 

Blanton, Charles Donald ....192 8 Kings Mountain 

Blauvelt, Wm. H ...1938 Asheville 



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*Blue, Daniel Adolph..... 1<)26 Carthage 

Bobbitt, Hilliard Fletcher 19:0) Glen Alpine 

Bobbitt. Louis Myron (1917) 1941) Winston-Salem 

*Boone, D. Leonard 1905 Durham 

Boyd, Shelton Bickett 1940 Williamston 

Boysworth, Ernest Gaston 

(1928) _ 19;!9 Fayetteville 

Bradford, Chas. Harry 1939 Greensboro 

*Bradshaw, Edward Luther 1927 Kinston 

*Brame, Maurice Milam, Jr 1936 Durham 

Brame, Philip Augustus 1937 N. Wilkesboro 

Brame, Robert Marvin 1901 N. Wilkesboro 

Brame. Wm. Anderson 1913 Rocky Mount 

Brantlev, John C 1917 Raleigh 

*Brantley. John Calvin, Jr 1930 Raleigh 

*Brewer, Stroud Otis 1915 West Durham 

Bristow, Ellie Burton (1924) 1936 Rockingham 

Brodie, Thomas Lewis 1930 Sanford 

*Brooks, Frank Gibbons 1921 Siler Citv 

Brookshire, Guy Elliott 1919 West Asheville 

Brookshire, Lloyd Plemmons 1924 Asheville 

*Brown, Bonnie Curlee.. 1931 Greensboro 

Brown, Ernest Eugene 1939 Greenville 

Brown, Hershel Gordon 1938 Hillsboro 

Brown, James Dulon (1916) 1934 Garner 

Browning, Alton Cain _ 1928 Greensboro 

Browning, David Benjamin 1929 R'ocky Mount 

*Bruce, Thomas Milton 1940 Hot Springs 

Buchanan, Elmer William ,1935 Greensboro 

*Buchanan, Ernest Chadwell 1939 Kinston 

Buchanan, Robt. Augustus 1935 Greensboro 

*Buffalo, John Mack 1933 Raleigh 

Biihmann, Walter L. 

(1908) (1924) 1935 Asheville 

Bullock, Blanche Jarvis 1939 Reidsville 

Bunch. Luther Elmo 1934 Wilmington 

Bunn, Richard Speight 1936 Rocky Mount 

*Burgiss, Thos. R'oy (1926) 1940 Sparta 

*Burlage, Henrv Matthew 1934 Chapel Hill 

Burnett, John Paul (1918) 1930 Whitakers 

Burris, Loy Ray 1937 Cleveland 

*Burrus, Samuel Brainard 

(1924) 1934 Canton 

*Burt, Milton Stanley 1930 Durham 

Burwell. W. A 1919 Raleigh 

*Bush, Jean „ 1939 Raleigh 

*Bush, June 1939 Raleigh 

Bynum, Carney Washington 1928 New Bern 

*Byrd, Clement 1940 Roxboro 

C 

Cable, Maurice LeRoy 1939 Asheville 

Cagle, Carlus Vann 1927 Greensboro 

Cain, Charles Macbeth 1931 Henrietta 

Caldwell, Palmer 1937 Wilmington 

Cameron, Joseph Harold 1939 Ocean City, N. J. 

Campbell. Francis Earle (1925). 1940 Hamlet 
Campbell. Howard Turner 

(1925) 1933 Maiden 

*Campbell, Rowe B 191 8 Tavlorsville 

*Canaday. Ralph Clarence-— 1913 Four Oaks 

Capps, Earl Uel 1939 Spring Hope 

Carroll, Wm. Wright 1934 Dunn 

Carswell, R'ansom Fred (1920). .1939 Winston-Salem 

Carter, Samuel (1918) 19I.-) Salisbury 

Caudill, Mrs. J. T l!)4ii Klizabcthton. Tei 

Causey, John Henry 1940 Winston-Salem 

*Cecil, Aros Coke 1919 High Point 

Champion, Herbert Otis 1926 Waynesville 

Chandler, Emmett Owen 1930 Leaksville 

Chandler. Herbert C. (1927) 1937 Charlotte 

Chandley. Albert B 1940 Asheville 

*Civil, John Keough 1928 Charlotte 

Clai)p, Ernest Bernard „1936 Newton 

Clark, Claude Baxter 1924 William.ston 

Clark, Claude Baxter, Jr 1935 William.ston 

Cline, Clement Eugene _1924 Asheville 

Cline, Frederick Herman 1920 Charlotte 

*CIodfeIter, Clarence Lee 1940 Durham 

Cobb, Clarence Harper 

(1936) 1933 Durham 

Coble, James Clifford 1932 Greensboro 

Cochrane. Arthur Linwood 1937 Jackson 

Cole, Thos. Reid 1925 Pinehurst 

Colina, Gilberto 1940 Winslon-Salem 

*Compton, James Wesley 1917 Salisbury 

Connell, Jas. Beardsley 1930 IIciuliTson 

Cooke, Henrj' Maddrey 1937 Winston-Salem 



Cooley. Frank R 1940 Raleigh 

*C()PELAND, Robt. R. (1925) 1917 Ahoskie 

Coppedge, J. Ben.i. (1913)...^ 1922 Raleigh 

Coppedge, James William 1915 Raleigh 

Cornwell, Amos Halsted 1937 Lincolnton 

Cornwell, George Thomas 1936 Morganton 

Costner, Beverly Pulaski 1910 Lincolnton 

*Council, Commodore Thos 1915 Durham 

*Cox, Carolyn Clarice 1934 Green.sboro 

Crabtree, G 1915 Raleigh 

CU.A.BTREE, W. A. (1917) 1915 Sanford 

Craig, Lyle Benjamin 1940 Vass 

*Crawford, Edgar P 1919 Marion 

Crawford. Harvey Dinsmore 1939 Black Mountain 

Creech. James Leonard 1939 Smithfield 

*Creech, Leonard Ralph 1934 Oxford 

Creech, W^m. H 1933 Selma 

Cnssman. Uba Frank 1935 Lexington 

*Cromley. Robert Irvin 1940 Raleigh 

Crowell, Charles Milton 1938 Charlotte 

Crutchfield, Thomas Garrett 

*r. ,r, , 0^^°^ 1933 Greensboro 

Culbreth. Graham McKenzie 1938 Hamlet 

Curry, Clayton Smith 1934 Memphis, Tenn 

Curtis, Jas. Richard 1929 Bessemer City 

Curtis, Rufus Harrison (1924). .1934 Rowland 

D 

*Dailey, R I 1919 Reidsville 

Daniel, Addi.son Garland 1939 Norfolk Va 

*Daniel, Elbert C ...1916 Zebulon' 

*Darden, Robert Jackson 1940 Clinton 

Davis, Clifford Vernon (1921). ..1938 Mount Airv 

*Davis, D.4VID Ramsey (1936).. .1926 Williamston 

*Davis, Marvin Lee 1935 Kinston 

Dawson, Milton Piere (1920) 1937 Rwky Mount 

Day, Lewie Griffith 1930 Spruce Pine 

*Dayvault, Prank Wilson 1929 Lenoir 

Deal, Harland Murlee 1926 Lenoir 

Dees, Robt. Edw. Lee 1920 Wallace 

Dever. James Henry 1937 Greensboro 

Dill, Geo. W., Jr _1927 Morehead City 

Dodd, C. N 1936 Raleigh 

Dosher, George Rufus 1936 Southport 

Dowdy, David Astor 1918 High Point 

DRIGGER.S, Earle (1936) 1925 Winston-Salem 

Duffy, H. Bryan 1936 New Bern 

Dunn. Robert A 1904 Charlotte 

*Durham, Carl Thomas 1918 Chapel Hill 

E 

Eadie. Edward Blease 1939 Charlotte 

Edmonds, M. M 1940 Charlotte 

Edwards, Charles Ruffin 1935 Kannai)olis 

*f2dwards, Otho Crowell 1922 Raleigh 

*Edwards. Snowdie McG 1919 Ayden 

Edwards, Thos. Northev 1919 Charlotte 

Eldridoe, Julius (1940) 1922 Winston-Salem 

*LlIiott. Augustus Green 1915 Fuquay Springs 

Elson, John Ross 1932 Enka 

P-Ison. John Richard. Jr 1939 Enka 

Etheride, Samuel Bushell 1917 Washington 

Etheridge, Sidney Gladstone 1913 Elizabeth City 

*Ktheri(Ige. Thomas Jarvis 1920 Bailey 

*KubaMks. Clyde L 1915 Chapel Hill 

Eubanks, James Norwood 1917 Gretnsboro 

Evans, Jas. Edward 1935 Marion 

Evans, Wm. Bryant 1924 Enka 

F 

*Farrington, John A'anstory 1926 Hickory 

Feagin, E. L 1928 Henderson ville 

Ferguson, John Stratford 1929 Raleigh 

*Ferrell. Wessie Conway 

(1933) 1920 Nashville 

Fetzer, Frank Goodson 1922 Wadesboro 

Pixel. Luis 1939 Green.sboro 

*Fordham. Christopher C, Jr 1925 Greensboro 

*Forrest. Bedford Broiser 1934 Hillsboro 

Fo.ster. Dan Wm „ 1927 West Asheville 

Foster, J. Coke 19.38 Trvon 

Fox. Charles Michael 1909 Asheboro 

Fox. Howard Spencer 1937 Southern Pines 

Fox, Jas. Hamilton 1939 Asheboro 

Fox. Ludolph Glenn (1921) 1936 Rockingham 

Franklin, Kenneth Vaden 1928 Raleigh 



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*Pranklin, Oren Edgar (1904).... 1940 Boone 
Frieze, William Scott 1919 Concord 

*FULGHUM, RaIFORD THOMAS 

(1913) (1937) 1933 Kenly 

Futrell, Clyde Loraine 1940 Gary 

Futrelle, William Leon 1916 Wilmington 

G 

Gaddy, Henry Moody (1917) 1940 Charlotte 

Galloway, Adrian Eure 1938 High Point 

Gamble, John Paul 1921 Monroe 

Gardner. Mattie Smith ^926 Charlotte 

Garren, Falton Oats 1933 Burlington 

*Gattis, Phillip D. (1929) 1922 Raleigh 

*Gibson, Allison McLaurin J925 Gibson 

Gilliam, Wade Axom 1925 Winston-Salem 

Gilliken, Claude Elton 1935 Kenly 

*Glass, Patrick Gray 1926 Kannapolis 

Glass, William Thomas, Jr 1939 Wilmington 

Glenn, Arthur Leon 1925 Derita 

Glenn, Eric Faulkner 1932 New Bern 

Glenn, Jamerson Samuel 1925 Mount Olive 

Glenn, Roland A 1936 Elkin 

Godwin, C. F. (1934) .1933 Pine Level 

*GooDB, J. A. (1919) 1911 Asheville 

Goodwin, Malcolm Noyes 1940 Raleigh 

Gorham, Richard Speight 1919 Rocky Moiint 

Graham, John Calhoun 1917 Red Springs 

Grantham, G. K. (1918) .1895 Dunn 

Grantham, Hiram J.904 Red Springs 

Grantham, Leland Burt (1929). J 934 Liberty 

Grantham, Lewis Irvin 1916 St. Pauls 

Grantham, Reid Bridgers ...1937 Red Springs 

Green, Charles Frederick (1915)1939 Wilmington 

Greene, Herbert Cooper 1920 Charlotte 

Greyer, Mary Alice Bennett 1937 Delplane, Va. 

Griffin, Octavus 1925 Roanoke Rapids 

Griffin, William Russell 1926 Old Fort 

Griffith, W. (1914) (1923) 1932 Hendersonville 

Guion, Clayton Lloyd .1921 Aberdeen 

Guion, Clyde Doyle 1919 Cornelius 

Guion, Howell Newton 1921 Marshville 

*Guiton, John Albert 1921 Whiteville 

Gurley, William Burden 1917 Windsor 

Guthrie, Clarence H 1936 Beaufort 

H 

Hales, Ralph A., Jr 1925 Spring HoT-e 

Hall, James Malcolm .1922 Wilmington 

Hall, James Malcolm, Jr. (1928)1937 Wilmington 

*Hall. Sam Cannady (1924) 1931 Oxford 

Hall, Stacey Buckner 1926 Mocksville 

Ham, Frank Benton 1937 Charlotte 

*Ham. Thos. J., Jr 1926 Yanceyville 

Hamlet, Reginald 1940 Raleigh 

Hammond, Harrv Allan 1939 High Point 

*'\ Hancock, Franklin Wills.. 1880 O.xford 

Hand, Jasper Kennedy 1922 N. Charlotte 

*Hardee, Aldridge Kirk 1924 Graham 

*Hardee, Aldridge Kirk, Jr 1940 Charlotte 

*Harden, Wilkins 1937 Raleigh 

*Hardwicke. St. John Hart 1924 Wake Forest 

Harper, C. P 1904 Selma 

*Harper, Wm. Lacy 1926 Hendersonville 

*Harris. Joseph Claxton (1924). .1932 Durham 

Harris, Wm. B 1932 High Point 

Harrison, Thomas N., Jr 1937 Roanoke Rapids 

Hart, Geo. Washington 1937 Winston-Salem 

Hart. John Albert 1927 High Point 

Hart, L. W 1921 China Grove 

*Hart, Robert Lee 1920 Southern Pines 

*Hartis, Gilbert Clyde 1935 Winston-Salem 

Harville. Reese Courts (1917). ..1937 Kings Mountain 

Haupt, Edward 1925 Newton 

*Hayes, William Anderson 1940 Durham 

*Haywood, C. L 1910 Durham 

Hedgepeth, R. a. (1931) 1924 Lumberton 

Herring, Needham Bridgeman....l917 Wilson 

Herring, Robert Roseoe 1917 Oxford 

Hicks, Allen Milton 1934 Charlotte 

Hilton, Charles McLane 1908 Greensboro 

*Hocutt. Delma Desmond- 1920 Henderson 

Hoffman. Jos. Pilson (1920) 1939 High Point 

*Hogan, Alexander Lacy 1924 Kinston 

Hoggard, Charles Ray 1936 Norfolk, Va. 

Holding, Thos. Elford, Jr 1936 Wake Forest 



*Holland, Henry Odessa 1915 Apex 

*HolIand, Lewis Lea 1940 Albemarle 

*Holland, Willis Froneberger 1924 Mount Holly 

*Hollingsworth, Joe 1919 Mount Airy 

HoUowell, Wm. Clyde 1935 Greenville 

Holroyd, Robt. McTerrin 1928 Whiteville 

Holt, Fred Anderson 1936 Brevard 

*Honeycutt, Geo. Wm 1940 Raleigh 

*Hood, John C 1919 Kinston 

Hood, Paul C. (1913) _ 1937 Dunn 

Hood, Richard Thornton 1920 Kinston 

Hood, Thomas Ruffin 1925 Dunn 

Home, S. Rniffin 1920 Favetteville 

HoRNE, W. W. (1917) 1900 Favetteville 

Horsley, Howard Tate 1936 Belmont 

Horton, John Palmer (1935) 1933 N. Wilkesboro 

House, Joseph (1935) 1924 Beaufort 

*Houser, Wm. Henry 1935 Cherryville 

Hoyle, Marion H 1919 Cooleemee 

Hunter, J. Boyce (1921) 1940 Charlotte 

Huss, Kelly William 1935 Winston-Salem 

Hutchins, James Alexander 1910 Winston-Salem 

I 

Ingram, Lawrence M. (1920) 1933 High Point 

J 

*Jackson, Jasper Carlton 1927 Lumberton 

*Jackson, Leonidas 1924 Erwin 

*Jacobs, Marion Lee 1927 Chapel Hill 

James, Albert Allison 1916 Winston-Salem 

* James, Charles Jordan 1930 Hillsboro 

Jarrett, Lloyd Montaville 1922 Biltmore 

*Jenkins, Sam 1929 Walstonburg 

Johnson, Graham Page (1924). .1933 Jacksonville 

Johnson, Jas. Edwin 1928 Lumberton 

Johnson, Roy Josiah 1924 Asheville 

*Johnson, William Lewis (1924)1939 Raleigh 

Johnson, Wm. Luther (1924) 1935 Baltimore, Md. 

*Johnson, Woodrow Wilson 1935 Fuquay Springs 

Joiner, Arthur Eugene 1937 High Point 

Jones, Alpheus 1915 Warrenton 

Jones, Dolan 1927 Moni-oe 

Jones, John Lee 1924 Canton 

''Jones, Joseph Hunter 1919 Haw River 

"^ Jones, M. L 1937 Asheville 

K 

Keenum, Ralph Francis 1935 Sylva 

Kelly, George Carl 1928 Lillington 

Kerner, Lewis Clarence 1905 Henderson 

Kerr, Jas 1930 Black Mounta,in 

Kibler, Ralph Emory 1922 Morganton 

*King, J. R 1915 East Durham 

*Kirby, Guy Smith, Jr 1920 Marion 

*Koonts, Archie Alva 1931 High Point 

Kritzer, Everett Loftus 1932 Albemarle 

*Kunkle, Aiistin Boyd 1925 Conover 

L 

*Lamm, Lewis Marion (1924) 1939 Mount Airy 

Langdon, Ralph Edward 

(1936) 1924 Ma-xton 

Langdon, Roscoe 1936 Columbia, S. C. 

Lasley, Chas. Glenn 1939 Statesville 

Lasley, Matthew Ivey 1924 Winston-Salem 

Lazarus, Jos 1925 Sanford 

Lea, Lumartin John 1927 Laurinburg 

*Lea, Verne Duncan 1920 Durham 

*Leb, Parmillus a. (1918) 1906 Dunn 

Lewis, William Clyon -1937 Charlotte 

*Lewis, Wilson E 1919 Mount Olive 

Libbus, Thomas Anthony 1936 New Bern 

*Link, Francis Philip 1939 Reidsville 

Linn, Tom Latan 1939 Landis 

LisK, Daniel Clyde (1929) 1920 Charlotte 

Lloyd, Allen Alexander 1940 Hillsboro 

Lord. Charles A 1916 Asheville 

*Lovett, Herbert Edward 1938 Liberty 

Lutz, Horace Cleveland 1909 Hickory 

Lynch, Norman Walker 1920 McColl. S. C. 

Lynch, William Francis 1940 Greensboro 

*Lyon, F. F 1916 Oxford 

*Lyon, Robert P 1919 Charlotte 



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'McAllister. Harmon Carlyle 1936 Chapel Hill 

lIcBrvde. Riihard Vincent 1933 Fayetteville 

McCarn. Rebekah Moose 1940 Kannapolis 

McCoUum, Numa Hill 1934 Leaksville 

McCrimnion, Daniel David 192 8 Hemp 

'McDonald, Aneus Henry 1927 ^Vest Durham 

'McDonald, William Russell, Jr... 1921 Hickory 

'McDowell. Nortleet Owen 

(1921) - 1933 Scotland Neck 

'McDuffie. R\)ger Atkinson 1915 Greensboro 

McFalls, Oliver Wendell 1940 Pomona 

'McFalls. Samuel Woodrow 1940 Greensboro 

'McKay. Daniel McNeill 1917 Durham 

'McLean, George Woodrow .1937 Dunn 

McManus. Matthew T. Yates 1933 Winston-Salem 

McMillan. Cecil Claude 1936 Asheville 

McMuUan. Francis Hunter 1918 Asheville 

McNair, Robert Terry (1933). ...1940 Rockingham 

McNeill. Arthur Dennis 1935 Norwood 

McNeill, George K 1906 Rowland 

McNeill, George Ravmond 

'1907) 1933 Whiteville 

McNeill, John Albert 1940 Whiteville 

McNeill. Lenwood Johnson 1936 Gastonia 

Macon. Arthur Boise 1936 Mount Airy 

Malone, Charles Everette 1917 Salisbury 

Maness, Riley Colon 1935 Greensboro 

'Martin, Alfred Newman 1922 Roanoke Rapids 

Martin, Sydnor L., Jr 1924 Leaksville 

'Mathews, Chas. E., Jr 1919 Roanoke Rapids 

Matthews. George Edgar 1940 Fayetteville 

Matthews, George Washington. -.1922 Asheville 

'Matthews, John Ivey 1938 Wallace 

Matthews. Walter Forest, Jr »1937 Columbia, S. C. 

Maunev, Walter McCoombs 1928 Murphy 

Medford, DeVere Keith 1928 Clyde 

''Melvin, Marion Butler 1924 Raleigh 

Melvin, Perry Jenkins 1920 Roseboro 

Merrill. Earle Edwin _1935 Southern Pines 

Merriman, William Doctor 

(1929) 1938 Charlotte 

Miles, Morton Clifton 1917 Henderson 

Miller. Archie James 1935 Asheville 

Miller. Clarence Mason (1918). ..1932 Rose Hill 

Miller, R. E 1935 Whiteville 

Millis. Archie Edward 1939 Durham 

Mills, John Craton 1919 Cliffside 

Mills. Joseph Arthur (1922) 1932 Tabor 

Mt.s.siLDlNK, E. E. (1917) — 1902 Tryon 

Mitchell, Clarence Eugene 1934 Highlands 

Mitchell, Crudu]) P. (1917) 1922 Burlington 

Mitchell, Franklin Troy 1924 Fairmont 

Mitchell, John D 1936 Charlotte 

Mitchener, John Agrippa, Jr 1938 Edenton 

Mitchener, Nancy Pike 1937 Edenton 

'Montague, Geo. W 1919 Durham 

Mooneyham, Alvis Omega 

(1925) 1935 Asheville 

Mooneyham, Oscar J 1927 Henrietta 

Moore, Andrew Leonard 1935 Asheville 

Moore, Hernicc Culbreth 1931 Rocky Mount 

Moore, Harold Port«r 1927 Spartanburg, S. 0. 

Moore, Thomas John 1927 Wilson 

Moose, George Kelly 1925 Boone 

'Moose, Hoy Archibald 1927 Mount Pleasant 

'Moose, Walter Lee 1924 Hendersonville 

MorrLson, Matthew Stuart. 1906 Wil.son 

Moss, Fred Morris 1935 Cramerton 

Mullen, Lester Boyd 1922 Asheville 

Munday, James Coleman 

(1921) 1937 China Grove 

*Murr, George Frank 1931 Thomasville 

Murrell, Harry Thomas 1937 Albemarle 

N 

Nance, John Sanford 1938 Charlotte 

Neil, Joseph Walton 1935 Shelby 

Newsome, Henry C. (1921) 1939 Winston-Salem 

Nicholson, A. T 1915 Tarboro 

Nicholson, Elliott Nolley 1935 Murfreesboro 

Nicholson, Michael Albright 1918 Troy 

Noell, Rowland James 1938 Asheville 

Nowell, Edwin (1919) 1936 Asheville 

'Nowell, Wm. Robert 1913 Wendell 



O 

Oakley, Curtis Hill 1929 Ro.xboro 

*0'Daniel, James Svdney 1939 Lenoir 

OH.\NLox. E. W. (1929) 1895 Winston-Salem 

*01iver, Elery Watson 1936 Greensboro 

Oliver. Peter Michael, Jr 1939 High Point 

O'Neal, Walton Prentiss 1928 Belhaven 

Overman, Harold Speight 1908 Elizabeth City 

Owen, Fred R 11)36 Tryon 

P 

*P.\aE, B. Fr.\nk (1930) 1906 Raleigh 

*Page, Clarence Eugene, Jr 1939 Raleigh 

*Palmer, Archibald William 

(1925) 1936 Sanford 

Parker, Richard Smith 1922 Murphy 

*Parker, Roland H 1939 Durham 

Parker, W. W.. Jr 1924 Henderson 

Parks, William Allen 1937 Fort Mill, S. C. 

Pearce, J. H , 1939 Sarasota, Fla. 

Perry, Eli.iah F. (1919) 1929 Littleton 

Petrea, Fred Smith (1920) 1933 Greensboro 

Phillips. Jasper Edward 1936 High Point 

Phillips, Millard Brown 1919 Albemarle 

Phillips, O. J .1938 Albemarle 

Phillips, Wm. Penn (1927) 1937 Morganton 

*Pierce. James Stanley 1920 Rockv Mount 

Pike, Jos. Wm 1938 Concord 

*PtLKiNGTON, G. R. (1920) 1898 Pittsboro 

Pinnix, William Maple 1925 New Bern 

Pope, Arthur Rowe 1932 Black Mountain 

Porter, Charles Davis 1924 Concord 

Powell, Joseph Clement (1928). .1940 Winston-Salem 

*Powers, Chas. 1936 Burlington 

Pressly, Chas. Payson 1937 Charlotte 

*Price, Hubert Graham 1938 Raleigh 

Price, Samuel Howard 1920 Mooresville 

Proctor. Wm. Vinson 1939 Charlotte 

Puckett, Ulysses Stratten 1935 Stovall 

Purcell, David Craig 1936 Salisbury 

PURCELL, Sam M. (1919) 1909 Salisbury 

R 

Rand, Thos. Reid, Jr 1940 Raleigh 

Ratley, Warren Archie 1932 Goldsboro 

Ray, Ervin Linwood 1926 Asheboro 

*R'ay, Frederick Jr 19;i3 Jonesboro 

Raysor, C. A. (1917) 1904 Asheville 

*Reamer. I. T 1934 Durham 

Reaves, Hallie Craven 19.37 Asheboro 

Reaves, L. E 1915 Raeford 

*Reaves, Leonard Erastus, Jr. 

(1933) 1938 Fayetteville 

Reeves, Jefferson 1924 Waynesville 

*Register, Milton Otis _.. 1932 Clinton 

*Rhodes, Cader 1924 Raleigh 

R'hyne, Wayne Frank Iii25 KnM Gastonia 

Rice, Leslie Davis 19.36 Maxton 

Richardson, Luther Wyatt 1939 tioldsboro 

*Kichardson, Odell K 1938 Elkin 

Richardson, Wayne Robt. 

(1936 1940 Boone 

*Rimmer, Eugene Freeland 1913 Charlotte 

Rimmer, Helen Bell 19.34 ('harlotte 

Rimmer, Robt. Meril (1931) 1940 Franklin 

*Ring, Clifton Adol|)hus 

(1908) 1939 High Point 

*R'ing, Clifton .Adolphus, Jr. 

(1908) 1939 High Point 

Ring, Luther Bran.son 1922 Wallace 

Rittenbury, Rom. Sanford 1929 Charlotte 

Rives, Herbert Lisle 1924 Bethel 

Roberson. Culas 1932 North Sjiray 

Roberts, Herschel 1 9 1 8 Weaverville 

Roberts, Hubert Earl 1926 Marshall 

Robinson. Carlton 1935 Winston-Salem 

Robinson, Derwood Paul 1935 Oxford 

Robinson, Herman Harwood 1936 Elizabelhtown 

*R'obinson, John Linwood 

(1919) 1937 Belmont 

Robinson, Thomas Ruffin 1938 Goldsboro 

*Rogers, Raljih Peel 1912 Durham 

*Rose, Ira Winfield 1906 Chapel Hill 

Ross, Henry Clay (1924)..._ 1939 Winston Salem 

Rouse, Louie Livingston 1935 Fayetteville 



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*Rudisill, Jones Solomon 1910 Forest City 

*Russell, Jesse Milton, Jr 1940 Canton 

Russell, Thomas Wayne 1937 High Point 

S 

SaUy, Wm. M. (1912) 1933 Asheville 

Sanders, C. A 1938 Monroe 

Sanford, R-oger Derrick 1922 Charlotte 

Sappenfleld, Jas. Alex 1926 Kannapolis 

Sauls, M. M 1915 Ayden 

Saunders, Lawrence Sidney 1927 Wilmington 

Savage, Robert 1928 Pilot Mountain 

Scott, John M 1898 Charlotte 

Secrest, Andrew McDowd 1907 Monroe 

Selden, Jos. Stancell 1927 Weldon 

*Senter, Plennie Lloyd (1921 )....l 937 Carrboro 

*Sewell, Guion Linwood 1927 Kinston 

*Shelton, Claude Fuller...- 1929 Fairmont 

Shigley. Henry Hall 1935 Asheville 

Shook, Eulan (1918) 1936 Hickory 

*Simmons, Wilson Coite 1939 Winston-Salem 

Simpson, Thomas S 1916 Winston-Salem 

*Singletary. Fred Bunyan 1936 Greensboro 

Sisk, Charles Jones. 1924 Asheville 

Sitison, Jas. Andrew 1927 Mount Airy 

Sloop, Lonnie Leyburn 1919 Spencer 

Smith, Casper 1914 Wilson 

Smith, Chas. Henry 1919 Charlotte 

Smith, Fitz Lee (1918) 1935 Winston-Salem 

Smith, Frank T 1888 Franklin 

Smith, Henry Edwin 1938 Charlotte 

Smith, John David 1939 Durham 

Smith, Leon 1920 Kannapolis 

*Smith, Oscar Wilbur 1937 Pilot Mountain 

*Smith, William Julius 1937 Chapel Hill 

Sparks, Jas. Ellis 1926 Pinetops 

Stamps, Joseph Neal 1929 High Point 

Stanback, Thos. Melville 1917 Salisbury 

*Stanley, Vernon Eugene 1935 Charlotte 

Stephenson, Edward Vassar 1937 Madison 

*Stevenson, John Thomas 1919 Elizabeth City 

Stimson, J. H 1912 Statesville 

Stone, Benjamin Franklin.. _1940 Elizabethtown 

Stone, Bryant M 1938 Charlotte 

Stowe, Lester H 1910 Charlotte 

* Strickland, Charles Brandon 1932 Fayetteville 

Suggs, Robt. Bailey (1934).... 1906 Belmont 

* Sullivan, Lawrence Steers 

(1927) - 1937 Winston-Salem 

Sullivan, Harry Moseley 1940 Waynesville 

Summey, Kelly Nims (1912) 1924 Mount Holly 

Suttle, Julius Albert 1919 Shelby 

Suttlemyre, Claude Philip 1935 Charlotte 

*SUTTLEMYEB, PHILIP JoHNSONl922 Hickory 

Sutton, J.^mes LiNV*rooD 1915 Chapel Hill 

Swaney, Charles Arthur 1925 Winston-Salem 

*Swaringen, DeWitt C ...1909 China Grove 

*Swindell, Edmund Slade 1922 Durham 

T 

Tainter, Dean (1925) 1931 Marion 

Tarkenton, Edward L 1903 Wilson 

Tart, David Whitfield 1916 Roseboro 

*Tate, Earl Henry 1925 Lenoir 

Taylor, Charles Albert (1908).. ..1937 Goldsboro 

Taylor, Leroy Boone 1927 Conway 

Taylor, Norward Travis 1936 Raleigh 

Taylor, William P 1919 Roanoke Rapids 

Teagub, M. F. (1919) 1917 Asheville 

Templeton, Geo. Seckler 1927 Mooresville 

Tennant, W. D. (1926) 1938 Crossnore 

*Thomas, E. E. (1915) 1929 Roxboro 

Thomas, E. R 1907 Erwin 

*Thomas, Phillip Langston 

(1935) 1933 Roxboro 

Thomas, William Graham, Jr 1927 Varina 

Thompson, Charles Page 1935 Orangeburg, S. C. 

Thompson, George Miller 1933 Rocky Mount 

Thompson, James Lee (1925) 1936 Reidsville 

*Thompson, Paul Hermak ...1925 Fairmont 

Thornton, George Palmer 1940 Goldsboro 

*Threatt, Julius Blakeney 1929 Durham 

Tilley, John Everett 1924 Winston-Salem 

Toms, Elmo Reid 1924 Wilmington 

Townsend, J. H 1915 Red Springs 

*Tripp, Guy Oscar 1924 Kinston 

Turner, Samuel Monroe 1938 Burlington 



*Turnmyre, Arthur P 1922 Mount Airy 

*Tyson, Jesse William 1938 Greensboro 

U 

Umstead, Oscar Logan 1928 Rocky Mount 

Upchurch. Malcolm Thurston 1934 Smithfield 

Usher, Joseph Thames 1931 Greensboro 

V 

Vinson, Emmett L 1922 Halifax 

*Vinson, James T 1923 Goldsboro 

W 

*Walker, Harry W. (1919) 1929 Norlina 

*Walters. Alonzo Kennedy 1940 Burlington 

Ward, Bernard Rudolph 1933 Goldsboro 

Ward, Edward Harvie 1924 Tarboro 

Ward, Waits Artemus 1924 Swannanoa 

Warren, Bowman Glidewell 1927 Charlotte 

Warren, Burney Simon 1914 Greenville 

Warren, Lovett Aldin (1917) 1935 Garland 

*Warren, Lovett Aldin, Jr 1939 Wilmington 

Waters, George W., Jr 1910 Goldsboro 

Watson, Joseph Winstead 1939 Rocky Mount 

Watson, Richard (1924) 1939 Hendersonville 

Watson, Robert Neal 1939 Jonesboro 

Way, James Arthur, Jr 1937 Concord 

*Webb, Eugene Lea 1919 Thomasville 

*Webb, Thomas Paul 1921 Shelby 

Welborn, William Fowle 1919 Lexington 

Welch, Wm. Dorsey, Jr 1929 Washington 

*Welf.\r.e, S. E. (1917) 1917 Winston-Salem 

W^ells, Robert Rodney 1935 Shelby 

*West, Jas. F 1928 Winston-Salem 

Wheeler, C. Rankin (1920) 1930 Winston-Salem 

Wheless, Jas. Monro?, Jr 1938 Farmville 

White, (jlarence Bernard 1927 Henderson 

"White, Delmar Frederick 1930 Mebane 

White, George Spencer 1924 Lexington 

*White, Henry Garfield 

(1934) 1916 Elm City 

*White, James 1 1918 Burlington 

White, Jas. Stark (1921) ...1933 Mebane 

White, John Jennings 1926 Henderson 

White, Luther... 1921 Kinston 

White, R. L 1930 Troy 

White, Walter Rwdwell 1910 Warrenton 

*W^hitehead, Chas. Raymond 1924 Ramseur 

Whitehead, Jefferson Davis 1927 Enfield 

*Whitehead, Thomas Edward 1932 Charlotte 

Whiteley, Roland Scott 1934 Greensboro 

Whitley, Howard Emsley 1936 Concord 

Whitley, Jesse Rose 1936 Mars Hill 

*Whitley, W. Y 1929 Fremont 

Wiggins, William Winston.. ..1931 Raleigh 

Wilkerson, Ira Otis 1940 Greensboro 

Wilkins, Wm. Robt. (1904) 1939 Mocksville 

*Williams, A. H. A 1916 Oxford 

Williams, John Cossie (1921) 1940 Bes.semer City 

*Williams, M. Van Buren 1920 Winston-Salem 

*WiIliamson, Charles MacMillan 

(1926) 1940 Laurinburg 

W'illis, Beatrie Averitt 1922 Fayetteville 

Willis, Robert Moore 1921 Chadbourn 

Wilson, Claude Arthur 1925 Monroe 

Wilson, Eugene C 1921 Burlington 

Wilson, George Sparrow (1921)1940 Belmont 

Wilson, Lowry Reed 1924 Lowell 

Wilson, Thomas Harvey 1924 Gastonia 

Wilson, Thomas Vernon 1924 Hendersonville 

*Wilson, Wm. Brown 1920 Hendersonville 

*Winders, Hal Marion — 1925 Farmville 

Wohlford. Henry Wm 1940 Charlotte 

Wolfe, William Samuel ..1918 Mt. Airy 

Womble, Logan Nyal .....1937 Wilmington 

Woodward, Grover Ben 1936 Erwin, Tenn. 

Woodward, B. Paul 1940 Southern Pines 

*Woolard, Edward Watson 1922 Henderson 

*Wooten. John William Franklin..l927 Fayetteville 

*Wrike, Walter Curtis.. .....1922 Graham 

y 

Yearwood, T. 1938 Charlotte 

Yoder, Coley R. (1912J .1933 Asheville 

Young, Thos. F 1938 Blowing R^ock 

Z 
*^ZoeUer, Edward T 1880 Tarboro 



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associates 

Adams, Lowry Thomas 1924 Winston-Salem 

Adkinson, Newton Frank 1932 Forest City 

Alderman. Robert Clifton 1940 Rosehill 

*AlIen. J. T 1936 Asheboro 

Allen, L. B 1937 Roanoke Rapids 

Anderson. C. J 1930 Highlands 

Anderson. E. R 1939 High Point 

Angel. T. W.. Jr 1939 Franklin 

Bailey, Guy L 1934 Fair Bluff 

Barber, Tlielbert Alonzo 1940 Burlington 

Barefoot, Earle G _ 1929 Canton 

Bess, G. K 1936 Svlva 

Birkitt, Sebastian Poisal 1940 Charlotte 

Bishop, Howard Lewis 1939 West Asheville 

Brame, Peter Joyner, Sr 1933 N. Wilkesboro 

Brame. Robert Marvin, Jr 1929 N. Wilkesboro 

*Brecht. Edward A 1940 Chapel Hill 

Brooks. James Howell 1939 High Point 

Brooks. Nita M 1934 Greensboro 

Brown. Earl 1936 Macclesfield 

Brown, Henry Shelton 1935 Goldsboro 

*Butler, Clifford Roosevelt 1936 Dunn 

*Campbell, J. 1 1940 Charlotte 

Cantrel, B. B 1939 Hayesville 

*Carrigan. James Frank 1931 Granite Falls 

Caudell. Frank M 1933 Buies Creek 

Chadwick. Sam Thomas 1934 Kinston 

Chandler. James Thomas 1935 Leaksville 

Clark. T. J. R 1938 Boone 

Cloer. Paul Link 1935 Lenoir 

Collins, Wm. George 1935 Nashville 

Coppedge, R. F 1932 Asheville 

Correll. Leslie James 1925 Kannapolis 

Coxe, James Sherwood 1920 Raleigh 

Currens. Turner Fee 1926 New York City 

David. Thos. Dillon 1940 Pembroke 

Dellinger, Henry McLurd 1933 Mount Holly 

Dixon, Herman Lewis 1937 Belmont 

Dixon. John L 1935 Elm City 

Dodd. Robert Bruce 1936 Bunn 

Eatman, Garland Adelbert 1939 WiLson 

*Edens. Allen Dupree 1937 Durham 

*Edwards. William David 1937 Gastonia 

Elam. Paul W 1940 Louisburg 

*File, W. C 1936 Raleigh 

Fussell. Thomas Edmund 1936 Raleigh 

Gamble, Henry W 1940 Waxhaw 

Gardner, E. E 1940 Charlotte 

Garland, Robert G 1929 High Point 

*Green, E.G 1938 Durham 

Guthrie, Ivey 1936 Vanceboro 

Hales. Carl Whittin 1933 Seaboard 

Hall, James Samuel, Jr 1934 Fayetteville 

Harrelson, R. C 1930 Tabor 

Harrison, James William 1937 Asheville 

Harrison, Melrose 1936 Charlotte 

*Hawkin.s, Luther 1935 Statesville 

Hearn, J. A 1932 Valdese 

Henderson, Leonard Willis 1925 Franklinton 

Heslip, P. W 1937 Beaufort 

*IIicks, Erne.stL 1923 Concord 

*Hobnes, Louis M 1934 Charlotte 

Holmes, Ralph T 19:!;) Statesville 

Horton, Victor Walter 1938 Asheville 

Humphries, Aubrey Teddington. 1936 Charlotte 

Johnson, John R 1933 Asheville 

Johnson, John P 1929 Mooresville 

Jones, H. D 1938 Winston-Salem 

Jones, S. L 1936 Greensboro 

Joyner, W. O _ 1938 East Bend 

Jumper, L. C. (1928) 1939 Black Mountain 

Justus. Fred 1934 Henderson ville 

*Keith, E. K 1935 Raleigh 

Ketchum, W. L 1932 Jacksonville 

Kilpatrick, W. H 1938 Rockingham 

Kornegay, Grey Bryan ]9;i9 Mount Olive 

Lane. W. Ronald ]9.i3 Wilmington 

Lawhorn. Archie S 1934 Fayetteville 

Lawrence, Graham Vance 1938 Charlotte 

Liske, P. J 1940 Salisbury 

Littlefield, Gary Anderson 19.35 (Jastonia 

Liverman, Herbert A 1930 Plymouth 

*McAdams, E. L 1936 Btirlington 

McDaniel. John Albert...- 1939 Kinston 

McDaniel, R. E 1934 Enfield 

McGill. J. L 1932 Kings Mountain 

McNeely, Sam 1937 Charlotte 



McNeill, W. C 1932 Whiteville 

*Mansfield, Lem Howard 1935 Graham 

Mathews, Johnnie Lee 1935 Rwcky Mount 

Matthews, Weldon C 1929 Morehead City 

Maus, Fred B 1929 Greensboro 

Millaway, Eugene Delano 1940 Burlington 

Mitchell, H. (1927) 1937 Raleigh 

Moore. C. A 1937 Goldsboro 

Moose, Herbert Foy 1937 Albemarle 

Munns, Robert Floyd 1934 Rocky Mount 

Musgrove, William McKinley 1927 Catawba 

Nelson, Henry J 1935 Chadbourn 

*Overton, John Tyler 1939 Southern Pines 

Page, Clarence Esiah 1922 Henderson 

*Pearce, Archer L 1935 Durham 

Perry, James Edward 1929 Franklin 

Perry, R. R 1938 Mount Airy 

Pierce, B. Jeff 1936 High Point 

Pinner. Beamon L... 1933 Asheville 

Porter, James Neely 1936 Lincolnton 

Purcell, A. L., Jr 1939 Fallston 

Rancke, Geo. Edward 1936 Lumbertou 

*Ratchford, G. Rufus 1929 Gastonia 

Redding. Mrs. M. D _.. 1935 Lucama 

Richardson, Joseph Phillips 1940 Lenoir 

*R'ipley, Webb Pendleton 1938 Durham 

Robertson. William Zenas 1925 Burnsville 

Rogers, Ben F. (1936) 1934 Fair Bluff 

*Royall, Geo. E _ 1937 Elkin 

Royall.J. Weldon 1937 Thomasville 

*Russell. Lon D 1931 Greensboro 

Russell. Rufus C 1933 High Point 

Sapp, H. F 1935 Davidson 

* Sheffield, Bernard Cleveland 

(1922) _ 1929 Warsaw 

Sheffield. R. M 1933 Lexington 

Smith. John Elbert 1939 Lenoir 

*Spake, Y. E 1939 Morganton 

Stallings, Tom F 1936 Smithfield 

Stanley, L. J 1938 Charlotte 

Stewart. Albert George 1939 Spruce Pine 

Suttle. Julius Albert, Jr 1939 Shelby 

Tate, Rowland Clifton 1936 Grover 

Temple, Burwell 1934 Kinston 

Thomas. Onie Washington 1934 Burlington 

Threewitts, G. A 1935 Littleton 

Viall, Wesley R _...1925 Pinehurst 

Wade. Clifton Elsworth 1936 Colerain 

*Waynick, H. P 1940 Burlington 

Wells. G. Otto 1936 Atkin.son 

*Wilkins. Wm. Neisler... _ 1940 Kinston 

Willson, Chas. H 1938 Winston-Salem. 

Wilson. Wilbe 1933 Charlotte 

Yandle. Lester Hunter 1925 Matthews 

Young, Richard E 1919 Asheville 

STUDENT BRANCH U. N. C. 

Allen, Harry Hampton. Jr 1939 Oherryville 

Allgood, William Walton (1937) 1939 Roxboro 

Ausburn. Joseph William 1939 Asheville 

Aycock, Mary Ruth 1940 Princeton 

Beavans, Sam 1941 Enfield 

Biggs, John Waller Smallwood... 1938 Washington 

Brewer, Stroud Otis, Jr 1939 Durham 

Britt, Grady _ 1941 Raleigh 

Burrus. Blanche Evelyn 1938 Canton 

Carlan, Bobby 1941 Galax, Va 

Church. John Trammel 1939 Salisbury 

Clark, George Edward 1 939 Pittsboro 

Collier, Halcyone Belle 1939 Asheville 

Creech. Jack Alexander (1938). 1939 Salemburg 

Dees, Fred 1941 Burgaw 

Eldridge, Claudia Josephine 1938 Carrhoro 

Fox, Junius Claude 1939 Randleman 

Fuller, Edwin Rudolph 1938 Louisburg 

Greene, Frank Arthur, Jr 1939 SulTern, N. Y. 

Greene, Henry 1941 Roanoke Rapids 

Gilbert, Lacy 1941 Parkton 

Hamlet. Joe Edward 1939 Ilollister 

Herrin. Mack 1941 Clinton 

Holland. Thomas Marshall 19;f8 Mount Holly 

Hollowell. William Herbert 1939 Edenton 

Hood, David Henry 1940 Dunn 

Hood, Marsha 1941 Kinston 

Irwin, Dwayne Alton 19.38 Wilkesboro 

Johnson, Arthur Richardson 1938 Kerr 

Johnson, Billie Waugh 1939 N. Wilkesboro 

Jowdy, Albert Willoughby. Jr 1939 New^ Bern 



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^?^^' ??,°'^JVt—V ^^-^l MooresviUe Whitford, Bryan Henry (1937). 1939 Washington 

^,'°^; 41*'"^'^ Henderson 1938 Durham Whitehead Jeff 1941 Enfip d 

Lloyd, Margaret Thomas (1938) 1939 Chapel Hill Williams. James r)":::::;;;:;:;;:::;;;::.1939 Gate City Va 

McAdams. John Wehster 1939 Burlington Windecker, George Henry 

^cg=!^^d 1:"^::;:;;;::::;:;; III! ^Quarter '''''' '''' ^^^-^'^^'^ ^^^^ 

SS'o^trlte^e^^*'^^:::;:;:;:^ ^ , ^ ^ ^, honorary 

Mattocks, Albert McLean (1937. 1939 Greensboro S'^^^' '^^'^'^f P^^^ti^^ S°''''^' ^'^■ 

Minniek, W. Kendell 1939 Wvndale Va Dargavel, John W Chicago, 111. 

Oakley, Calvin Snied 1939 Mebane ' ' Chase, Harry Woodburn New York City 

Pethel, Raymond 1941 China Grove Daniels, Josephus ...Raleigh, N. C. 

Pickard, John Milton 1938 Durham Graham, Frank Porter Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Rosser, John Harrington. . 1939 Vass Holton, Chas. Wm Esse.x Fells, N. J. 

Royal, George Edwin Jr 1938 Elkin Kelly. Evander F Washington, D. O. 

Russell, Joe Terrell, Jr. 1940 Canton Rusby, H. H New York City 

Scoggin, Herbert Palmer 1938 Louisburg Wooten, Thomas V Chicago, 111. 

Sessoms, Stuart McGuire 1939 Roseboro 

Sheffield, Bernard Cleveland, Jr. 1939 Warsaw TOTAL MEMBERSHIP 

Sheffield, W. J 1941 Winchester, N. H. Regular Members '.. 615 

Shields, Louis 1941 Murphy Associate Members 144 

Simmons, F. Joel 1939 Conover Charter Members 2 

Smith, Edwin Harrison 1939 Weldon Life Members 43 

Teague, Ralph 1941 High Point Student Branch U. N. C 62 

Tee, Harry 1941 Harrington, Del. Honorary Members 9 

Terrell, John Arthur, Jr 1939 Chapel Hill 

Trotter, Pinkney Lawson 1939 Pilot Mountain Total 875 



THE TRAVELING MEN'S AUXILIARY 

OFFICERS 

N. B. MouRY President 

L. J. LovELAND First Vice-President 

J. Floyd Goodrich Secretary-Treasurer 

Mrs. Louise Jones Assistant Secretary-Treasurer 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS 

C. H. Smith Five Years 

J. W. Bennick Four Years 

J. F. Neely Three Years 

D. L. Shreve Two Years 

H. L. Hitchcock One Year 

MEMBERS 

(List Supplied by Secretary Goodrich) 
Name Firm Revresented Home Address 

Adams, W. A Pangburn Company .Care Pangburn Co., Ft. Worth. Texas 

Anderson, C. W Sundae Hosiery Co ...- ...Clinton, S. C. 

Andrews, C. D Wm. R. Rorer Co S. Mendenhall, Greensboro, N. C. 

Armistead, Frank Johnson and Johnson 235 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, N. C. 

Austin, J. H .....Mead Johnson & Co 2519 Providence Rd., Charlotte, N. C. 

Barnes, H. L Maola Ice Cream Co ....New Bern, N. C. 

Barnette, J. G E. B. Read and Son Co ....1923 Lombardy Circle, Charlotte, N. C. 

Earnhardt, L. E Armour and Co 1517 Waverly St., Charlotte, N. C. 

Bennick. J. W ...Scott Drug C^o Charlotte, N. C. 

Berryhill, O. A Southern Dairies 702 Lamar Ave., Charlotte, N. C. 

Blackmer, Luke Southern Dairies Box 116, Charlotte, N. C. 

Blackmer. W. S Southern Dairies — Salisbury, N. C. 

Boatwright, K. T Eli Lilly Co 33 W. Locklane, Richmond, Va. 

Boone, D. L Peabody Drug Co Durham, N. C. 

Bowers, G. M Owens and Minor Drug Co Box 272, Rocky Mount, N. C. 

Bowers, J. B Owens and Minor Drug Co.— Bo.x 1396, Richmond, Va. 

Braman, W. C Dr. T. C. Smith Co _A.sheville, N. C. 

Breeding, W. M., Jr Paramount Sales & Dean 

Rubber Manufacturing Co Box 477, Knoxville, Tenn. 

Brockwell, J. R .W. H. King Drug Co Raleigh, N. C. 

Brown, Lore S Burwell and Dunn Co Box 246, Hamlet, N. C. 

Brownie, J. R Dr. Miles Laboratories ...Box 160, Berkeley Station, Norfolk, Va. 

Burgess, Jim Bauer and Black Box 991, Columbia, S. O. 

Burwell, W. A Eli Lilly and Co J-3 Raleigh Apts., Raleigh, N. C. 

Butler, E. I Liquid Carbonic Corp ...2209 Chambwood Dr., Charlotte, 

Byerly, C. T Peabody Drug Co Durham, 

Cagle, R. C Scott Drug Cto Box 245, Rockingham, 

Cates, J. M Southern Dairies 210 Price St., Greensboro, 

Colburn, L. C Dixie-Vortex Darlington 

Collette, R. W Hart Drug Co Mocksville, 

Collins, Charlie Lily-Tulip Cup Co _ 845 Holt Drive, Raleigh, 



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(List Supplied by Secretary Goodrich) 
yame Firm Represented Home Address 

Compton, D. E Justice Drug Co Greensboro N C 

Coppedge, J. B^ W. H. Kin| Drug Co .Z XlS' N C 

coppedge J. w w. H. King Dru| Co :...;;:::::.;;;:;;;;::;;;;;R^ielgh n o 

P^v A r S'""^'"'^''^'" Balke-Collender Co 223 Ivy St., Atlanta. Ga! 

fV;\ R n M ^\?T^^^'-^^ i Durham. N. C. 

«^raig, K. a New York Quinine & 

p,„,„ . R ?l!™i''*'' Works 1107 Glendale Ave.. Durham. N. C. 

Cross. A. R.. The Pen.slar Co. 1204 N. Fairwater Dr.. Norfolk. Va 

Crosson.R M McCourt Label Cabinet Co Bo.x 475 Columbia. S. O 

n^!?;c 't R T^'^f-"' ^A"'"'*'"^* ^° - 1219 Holloway St., Durham. N. C. 

^ll^- f • ^••-- ^.""^l'."^ ^--"S Co Greensboro. N. C 

n^Ip r t'''*"''' w"^.^" -^ Greensboro. N. C 

?^ ^' xc T Jergens Uoodbury Co 106 Providence Rd.. Charlotte, N. Cv 

Dfvn^n W R R^'""''''" T^t.PT'' Charlotte. N. C 

^ w? ; V"" o"''"" ""Id Black 1405 E. Blvd., Charlotte. N. C 

Duckett. A F Service to Industry Devon Rd., Hone Valley, Durham, N. C 

Ef^-ards. H.L Stanback Co...._. 821 N. Elm. Greensboro. N. C 

Edwards. O. _ Edwards Drug Co Raleigh N O 

Edward.s S^M Owens-Illinois Glass Co 'l'208 Park Dr., Raleigh', N C' 

Everett, R.S Nunna ly s Candy Co 1101 E. Morehead St., Charlotte. N. C. 

Farrior.E W...... Eli Lilly and Co Box 37 N. Side. Br. Atlanta. Ga. 

Felton. J. W Magnus, Mabee & Reynard Box 316, Kno.xville. Tenn 

Ferrell, I. O Southern Dairies Durham N C 

Fischer, George L., Jr -^^*^°"'*1 Carbon Co Country Club Homes Apt. T-3, Raleigh N c' 

Ford George I _ The Centour Co „ 343 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Ga^ 



Fowlkes, S. H Ray-O-Vac Co. 



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^""•^.Ly-r, --■ -■n^'^r^\'^°-r-n ---.;:::230TEngiew"ood' Ave.": Durham, N. cl 

Goodrich, J. Floyd B. C. Remedy Co Durham N C 

Graham, R.E - Lance Packing Co 1305 Wake Forest Rd."," R>aleigh, n! c' 

Granade, T. S.... Coca-Cola Co.... 208 Mayflower Dr., Greensboro, n! C 

Gutherman Lester Apex Moth Products 1401 W. North, Chicago, 111 

Gwynn A. M Scott Drug Co. Box 571, Salisburv N. C 

Hamrick, C.Rush Kendall Medicine Co Shelby N C' 

Hannon, E. M Scott Drug Co Charlotte N C 

Harrell. J. W - E. R. Squibb Co 1917 Sunset Dr.". Raleigh' N c" 

Harris, N. H Owens-Illinois Glass Co 200 Hillside Ave.. Winston-Salem n' c" 

Hartis. G. C - Parke, Davis and Co 203 Gloria Ave., Winston-Salem' n' c" 

Hartsell. Glen^ S°°''y'* x 2529 Druid Hills Dr., Winston-Salem,' N. C.' 

Hawkins, T.F Beechnut Co 1105 Greenwood Cliff, Charlotte. N. C. 

Hayes. D. F Justice Drug Co Greensboro. N. C. 

Hayes, P. A - Justice Drug Co Greensboro. N. C." 

Hazelgrove, C. J _..Peabody Drug Co Durham N O 

Heist. R. D.. ■?,^^^^: ^^r^ ,?i<l Co 1610 Queens Rd'.'Charlotte. n! C." 

Henimle. E H Colgate-Palmolive Peet Co 2020 Tipnah Ave., Charlotte. N. C.' 

Hitchcock, H. L Hollmgsworth Candy Co _ Box 2239 Win.ston-Salem. N C' 

Holmes. J A United Lrug Co 116 Stedman St., Favetteville. N. C.' 

Holmes, W. B., Jr JMerek and Co 518 Oakland Ave., Apt. 13, Cliarlotte N C' 

Hudson. O. W _ Emerson Drug Co Box 234, Durham, N. C«. 

Hughes. Gary Southern Dairies Asheville N C 

Humphries. B. M -Eli Lilly Co 920 Henley Place, Charlotte N C 

Hunter. R. E The Up.iohn Co _ 334 Circle Ave.. Charlotte N C' 

Hunter. R. W - -W. H. King Drug Co 314 Forest St.. Raleigh. N C. 

Inge, Rease E. R. Squibb and Sons Co 498 Snring St.. Atlanta Ga 

Jennings. George H., Jr Wm. Wrigley Co Box 1493. Greensboro. N C 

Johnson. W. L Parke. Davis and Co Care Company. Baltimore, Md. 

Kilgore. J. D Pi'ie State Creamery Raleigh N C 

King, J. T r)r. Pepper Bottling Co 1128 Westover Terrace, Greensboro' N C 

Kivett. E. L - Southern Dairies Burlington. N. c! 

Lancaster. Josh Peabody Drug Co .Clayton N C 

Lennon. W. B R- R. Bellamy and Son 1916 Ann St.. Wilmington N C 

Leonard. H. H Endo Products, Inc 2080 N. Decatur Road. Atlanta, Ga' 

Lewallen, Thad Goody s Box 2209, Win.ston Salem. N. C. 

Loveland, L. J B. C. Remedy Co Durham N C 

Lortz, P. W —Dixie-Vortex., „ 625 Fairmont St., Greensboro. N C 

Lowe, R. W Bodeker Drug Co Chester Va 

Lowry. M. R _ Pro-Phy-Laf-Tic Brush Co 2230 Peachtree Rd.. Atlanta' Ga 

Lyon. J. E Diff Weil Cigar Co 403 E. Markham Ave., Durham N C 

Lyon. W.B.. Pictorial Paper Pkg. Corp., 118i/^ S. Mendenhall St.. Greensboro N C 

Marston. R'. H The L p.iohn Co 809 Hawthorne Liine, Cliarlotte. N. C. 

Matthews. T. P _ Southern Ice Cream Co Box 42(i. Henderson N C 

Matthews. W. F., Jr Wm. S. Merrell Co 2712 Lockmoor Dr., Raleigh". N C 

McCord. A. S Scott Drug Co _ .. Charlotte 

McKinney. L. E Plough .Sales Co 1544 Iredeli Dr.. Raleigh 

McLeod. A. B _ Norwich Pharmacal Co Mebane 

McMasters. J. R Parke, Davis Co „ .*. Winnsboro 

McNair, D. G SP'^aJ?"''* Co 104 E. 25th St., New York,' x,. x. 

McPherson, A G .The Pei.sodent Co 4707 Power.s Perry Rd.. Atlanta, Ga. 

M"ttelman. I. W _ Bauer and Black D-3 Raleigh Apts., Raleigh, N. C. 

^j!""""' ^''"rP' ^ Bodeker Drug Co Box 407. Goldsboio. N. C. 

M T% V' J"'."^"" =!"''. -Tohnson Apt. U-9 Raleigh Apts., Raleigh, N. O. 

Mock. J. E. .Juhus .Schmidt, Inc 2712 Griffin Ave., Richmond. Va. 

Montgomery Harry W. H. King Drug Co p.3A Cameron Apt.. Raleigh N C 

^Jo'-san. A. B _ A. B. Morgan Fixture Co ' Charlotte N C 

ATn^tTn w w n r^ n''"'^'' r"*^ ®°"' ^o 142 E. Fisher Ave.. Green-sboro.' n! c: 

Mm,r."'N R H ' ^^'"w^ Co Durham. N. C. 

Moury, N. B Henry K. Wampole Co Box 885, Greensboro N C 



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228 The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

(List Supplied by Secretary Goodrich) 
Name Firm Represented Home Address 

Mundorf, Harry K Sharpe and Dohme... 1301 Cathedral St.. Baltimore. Md. 

Neely. J. F Garland C. Norris Co Raleigh, 

Neister, G. W Justice Drug Co Greensboro' 

NeLson. P. B Southern Dairies Raleigh, 

Oben.shain, W. S Southern Dairies Box 116, Charlotte 

Owen, C. C Owen Drug Co _ ' Salisbury 

Pearce, W. D John Wyeth and Bros 210 Paaue St., Raleigh, 

Peel. G. O Peabody Drug Co Durham. 

Pittman, T. E Schraft Candy Co 1806 Oak Rd., Raleigh, 

Pollard, A. D Steven F. Whitman Co Box 5035, Raleigh, 

Potter, F. F Lehn and Fink Products Co Hotel Charlotte, Charlotte, N. C. 

Reiner. N. F A.merican Druggists Fire Insurance Co.... 307 W. 74th St.. New York 

Reed, T. C Southern Dairies Greensboro, N. C. 

Reele, K. B Haynes Sales Co 728 E. Tremont Avenue, Charlotte, N. C. 

Rigsby, William. Lily-Tulip Cup Co 104 W. Avondale Dr., Green.sboro. N. C. 

Roberts. J. W Henry B. Gilpin Co 133 W. Main St., Norfolk, Va. 

Roetschi, C. L Dixie-Vortex Box 1927, Raleigh N. C 

Rouse. Ross Powers Taylor Drug Co..... 205 W. Pevton Ave., Kinston, N. C. 

Russell, Reuben C -...Burwell and Dunn Charlotte, N. C. 

Sarp, A. E Goody's 623 Maupin Ave., Salisbury, N. 0. 

-Saunders. E. A Ray-O-Vac Co 1507 14th Ave., S. Birmingham, Ala. 

Scott, Walter, Jr Scott Drug Co.... Charlotte, N. C. 

Shreve, D. L -Justice Drug Co Greensboro, N. C. 

Simpson, E. S Justice Drug Co Greensboro, N. C. 

Sirmons. H. L Winthrop Chemical Co K-2C University Apt., Durham, N. C. 

Sisk, J. L Brunswick-Falke Collender 2023 Greenway, Charlotte, N. C. 

Slaughter, T. G Bristol Myers Co Hotel Charlotte, Charlotte, N. C. 

Smith, C. H Drug Package Co Box 1001, Charlotte, N. C. 

Smith, F. L Bauer and Black 4075 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, Ga. 

Smith, J. D..... _ Eli Lillv and Co 311 E. Trinitv Ave., Durham, N. C. 

Smith, L. C Burwell and Dunn 1905 Lombardy Circle, Charlotte, N. C. 

Smith, S. B _ O'Hanlon Watson Drug Co., 2410 Rosewood Ave.. Winston-Salem. N. C. 

Smith, Stacy..... Dr. T. 0. Smith Co Asheville. N. C. 

Smith, T. J Burwell and Dunn 705 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, N. C. 

Snowden, J. W Pictorial Paper Pkg. Corp _ Aurora. 111. 

Stanback. F. J Stanback Co Box 639, Salisbury, N. C. 

Starling, H. C W. H. King Drug Co Raleigh, N. C. 

Steward, A. C Young Rubber Co Apt. 1-C Colonial Hall, Norfolk, Va. 

Stolz, David Joe Lowe Corn ..._ 601 W. 26th St., New York, N. Y. 

Stone, M. W ...H. B. Hunter Co Box 703, Charlotte, N. C. 

Stovall, F. A Abbott Laboratory 515 N. Hyde Park Ave.. Durham. N. C. 

Summers, P. E Dixie-Vortex 1206 Myrtle Ave., Charlotte, N. C. 

Taylor, Herbert S. E. Massengill Co Williamston, N. C. 

Tilley, E. O B. C. Remedy Co Durham, N. C. 

Toms, V. L R. R. Bellamy and Sons 1505 Pine St., Lumberton, N. C. 

Torrence, W. H.... John Wyeth and Bros 117 N. Fox St., Charlotte, N. C. 

Treadwell, J. E Colgate-Palmolive Peet Co Raleigh Apts. U-9, Raleigh, N. C. 

Troutman, C. A Mills Novelty Co Box 506, Salisbury, N. C. 

Tucker, R. E Southern Dairies Charlotte, N. C. 

Vail, H. D ...Yardley Pinehur.st, N. C. 

Van Every, P. L Lance Packing Co Charlotte, N. C. 

Van Horn, H. W Norris Candy Co 912 Olive St., Greensboro, N. C. 

Vick. J. G Parke, Davis and Co Wilson, N. C. 

Wade, C. B Merritt Chemical Co 1507 Spring Garden, Greensboro, N. C. 

Wade, M. W Norwich Pharmacal Co _ Nashville, Tenn. 

Warlick, C. M -..Robert M. Green and Sons Lynch St., Durham, N. C. 

Waters, J. N .\gfa Films 710 Walnut St., Charlotte, N. C. 

Watson. H. P _ O'Hanlon Watson Drug Co Winston-Salem. N. C. 

Watts, R. M W. H. King Drug Co _ 226 Third St., Cheraw, S. C. 

Waugh. T. B Justice Drug Co Greensboro, N. C. 

Wear, Joe Richard Hudnut Co Box 2101, Charlotte, N. C. 

Weatherford. J. A _ Peabodv Drug Co Durham, N. C. 

Wheeler. Dan Lily-Tulip Cup Co _ 1301 Queen Rd., W. Charlotte, N. C. 

White, P. D George W. Lift Co 4834 Chamberlayne Ave., Richmond, Va. 

White, R. L ..JVIallinckrodt Chemical Works 440 Washington St., Gainesville, Fla. 

Whitfield, R. F J. M. Mathes Co Durham, N. C. 

Williams, F. J W. H. King Drug Co .....1302 Broad St., Durham, N. C. 

Williamson, C. E R. R. Bellamy and Sons 97 Craven St., New Bern, N. C. 

Wilson, Wilbe..... Coca-Cola Bottling Co .....Box 1226, Charlotte, N. C. 

Winne, A. W Mallinckrodt Chemical Works 5100 Devonshire Rd., Richmond, Va. 

Wolfe. B. H Parke, Davis Co Box 1037, Burlington, N. C. 

Wyriek, P. L Lance Packing Co Charlotte, N. C. 

Yates, E. W Capudine Chemical Co _.. Raleigh, N. C. 



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THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY 



OFFICEES 

Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr., Greensboro President 

Mrs. Philip Van Every, Charlotte First Vice-President 

Mrs. Phil D. Gattis, Ealeigh Second Vice-President 

Mrs. T. G. Crutchfield, Greensboro Secretary-Treasurer 

Mrs. D. D. HocfTT, Henderson Parliamentarian 

Mrs. M. L. Jacobs, Chapel Hill Historian 

MEMBERS 

(List supplied by the Secretary) 

AHOSKIE Mrs. J. R. King Mrs. A. A. Koonts 

Tir r. r>. n ,„i„„^ Mrs. J. F. Lvon Mrs. C. A. Ring, Sr. 

Mrs. R. R. Copeland ^j^^ ^ ^ McDonald Mrs. C. A. Ring, Jr. 

ANGIER Mrs. A. E. Millis Mrs. Rufus Russell 

■»r 11' T> ^A „ Mrs. W. B. Morgan 

Mrs. W . R. Adams ^^^ j^^,p^ ^^^^^^ KINSTON 

^pg-^ Mrs. J. B. Threatt Mrs. J. C. Hood 

Mrs. A. V. Baueom DUNN LENOIR' 

Tij^ r^ -D -D ,^ Mrs. J. G. Ballew 

ASHEBORO ^'■^- ^- ^- Butler jj^.^ j, jj ^ate 

Mrs. Roy Reaves ELKIN LUMBERTON 

ASHEVILLE ^^^- ^- ^- Richardson Mrs. J. 0. Jackson 

Mrs. Q. T. Bilbro FAIR'MONT MARION 

Mrs. Lloyd Jarrett ^ p , Tn,_„^--„ Mrs. E. P. Crawford 

Mrs. G. W. Matthews Mrs. i'aul ihompson Mrs. Guy S. Kirby, Jr. 

Mrs. F. A. Powell i? a VFTT'Ti'^rTT t t? 

Mrs. G. A. Sheider FAYl!.TTl!.VILLlL MOUNT HOLLY 

Mrs. Herbert White Mrs. W. F. Holland 

^M^i^L. Robinson FUQUAY SPRINGS ^ORGANTON 

Mrs. W. W. Johnson Mrs. Y. E. Spake 

^"if^'^JTd GASTONIA NASHVILLE ^^ 

Mrs. C. M. Andrews n -d t> , u( a Mrs. W. C. Ferrell 

Mrs. Joe P. Barbour Mrs. G. R. Ratchford 

Mrs. E. L. McAdams OXFORD 
Mrs. J. I. White GRAHAM jj ^.^ ^ jj c^eech 

Mrs. A. K. Hardee 

CHAPEL HILL Mrs. Curtis Wrike RALEIGH 

Mrs. J. G. Beard Mrs. R. I. Cromley 

Mrs. H. M. Burlage GREENVILLE Mrs. O. J. Daniel 

Mrs. Carl Durham Mrs. W. C. HoUowell Mrs. H. I. Gattis 

Mrs. M. L. Jacobs Mrs. Phil Gattis 

Mrs. H. C. McAllister GREENSBORO Mrs. M. B. Melvin 

Mrs. I. W. Rose Mr<. R C Brown ^^^- ^- ^- Po''"'''! 

Mrs. W. J. Smith HH- ^- % ^^^j^;" Mrs. K. P. Rodgers 

CHARLOTTE f.l', g' "^/ ^pton ^^^^^^n^^}'^''l 

Mrs. L. E. Barnhardt Mrs.' T. C.' Cnriifield M'"^- «''™'''« »°^^'"^ 

Mrs. J^G. Barnette Mrs. J. L. Davis ROXBORO 

Mrs. H. L. Bizzell Mrs. C. C. Fordham. Jr. ^^^ Clement Byrd 

Mrs. J. I. C'ampbe 1 Mrs. D. F. Hayes jl^^ E. E. Thomas 

Mrs. .John K. Civil Mrs. P. A. Haves 

^rs. W R. Dixon Mrs. J. S. Howerton THOMASVILLE 

Mrs. Ph.lip Van Every Mrs. S L. Jones Mrs. E. L. Webb 

Mrs. E. H. Hemmle Mrs. N. B. Moury 

Mrs. Henry Marston Mrs. G. W. Neister WARSAW 

Mrs. A. B. Morgan Mrs. Wm. Rigsby ^^^ g q Sheffield 

Mrs. J. L. Sisk Mrs. I). L. Shreve 

Mrs. C. H. Smith Mrs. F. B. Singletary WENDELL 

Mrs. Ralph Sykes Mrs. W. R. Nowell 

CHERRYVILLE Mrs. T. B. Waugh 

Mrs. H.H.Allen tTr<xTT.T.T>or.xT WILLIAMSTON 

HENDERSON Mrs. D. R. Davis 

CLINTON Mrs. Ruby Faulkner 

Mr.s. R. J. Darden Mrs. D. D. Hocutt WILMINGTON 

nr^^on^r. HENDERSONVILLE ^''- "^ ^- '^"""- •'•^• 

CONCORD ^^^ ^ ^ Harper WILSON 

Mrs. E. L. Hicks irTr.T^r^-nxr M"- I*""' Bissette 

HICKORY 

DURHAM Mrs. W. R. McDonald, Jr. WINSTON-SALEM 

Mrs. G. D. Booth TTTr-w r.nTMT M"- ^^°" ^*'^'" 

Mrs. D. L. Boone HIGH POINT Mrs. A. L. Fishel 

Mrs. F. L. Furr Mrs. E. R. Anderson Mrs. John Tilley 

Mrs. Frank Harris Mr.s. A. C. Cecil Mrs. H. P. Watson 

Mrs. Charles L. Haywood Mrs. D. A. Dowdy Mrs. Sam Welfare 

Mrs. Hunter Kelly Mrs. Robert Garland. Jr. Mrs. C. R. Wheeler 



NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHARMACY 

Members and Organization, 1941-1942 



COMMISSIONED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE GOVERNOR 
OF NORTH CAROLINA 



E. V. ZOKLLER, Tarboro Term expires April 28, 1942 

R. A. McDuFFiE, Greensboro Term expires April 28, 1943 

F. W. Hancock, Oxford Term expires April 28, 1944 

J. G. Ballew, Lenoir Term expires April 28, 1945 

M. B. Melvin, Raleigh Term expires April 28, 1946 

PRESIDENT 

Edward V. Zoeller Tarboro 

SECRETARY-TREASURER 

F. W. Hancock Oxford 

ATTORNEY 

F. O. Bowman Chapel Hill 



Board of Pharmacy Examinations 

The next meeting of the North Carolina 
Board of Pharmacy for the examination of 
candidates to practice pharmacy will be held 
at Chapel Hill, November 12, 1941, at 9 
A. M. November 1, 1941, is the last day 
that you can file application. 

(Signed) 

F. W. Hancock 
Secretary- Treasurer. 



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SIXTIETH ANNUAL REPORT 
OF THE 

NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHARMACY 



LETTER OF TRANSMISSAL 



Oxford, N. C. 
June 1, 1941. 



To His Excellency, 

Governor J. Melville Broughton, 

Baleigh, N. C. 

Sir: 

In compliance with Section 6654 of the 
Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina, I 
have the honor to submit to your Excellency 
and the North Carolina Pharmaceutical 
Association a report of the proceedings of 
the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy for 
the year ending May 31, 1941. 

Meetings 

During the year two meetings of the 
Board were held, both at Chapel Hill, North 
Carolina. These Avere held June 18 and 19, 
1940, and November 19 and 20, 1940; the 
first meeting being the annual meeting. 

At the June meeting of the Board, Mr. 
J. G. Ballew of Lenoir, North Carolina, pre- 
sented his commission from the Governor as 
a member of the Board for a term of five 
(.5) years, from April 28, 1940. Attached 
thereto was the oath of office taken before 
the Clerk of Superior Court of Caldwell 
County. He re-entered upon the duty of 
the office. 

Examinations 

Two examinations were held during the 
year in June and November, both in the 
Howell Hall of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, N. 
C. The following pharmacists were success- 
ful and were registered and licensed. 

GRADUATES IN PHARMACY 
(Twenty-one (21) in number) 

Brown, E. T Durham 

Chandley, Albert Brookshire Asheville 

Dixon, Henry Edwards Elkin 



Futrell, Clyde Loraine Walstonburg 

Gaddy, Ellas Patrick Rockingham 

Goodwin, Malcolm Noyes Raleigh 

Holden, Altajane Chapel Hill 

Llovd, Allen Alexander HiUsboro 

Lorek, Leopold Andrew Rocky Mount 

McPalls, Charles Daniel Greensboro 

McFalls, Samuel Woodrow. : Greensboro 

McNeill, John Albert WhiteviUe 

Minton, Solon Scott-- ^Ikin 

Pike, Jesse Miller Concord 

Plemmons, Donald Alton Asheville 

Proctor, William Vinson - Durham 

Rand, Thomas Reid, Jr Baleigh 

Senter, Lloyd Morgan - Carrboro 

Smith, Leon Wriston Kannapolis 

Stevens, Mac Watson Lillington 

Yarner, Sebron Edward, Jr Brevard 

ASSISTANT PHARMACISTS 

Taking Pharmacists examination 

Ten (10) in number 

Barringer, Harry Alexander Salisbury 

Browning, Alton Cain Greensboro 

Cable, Maurice LeRoy Asheville 

Cox, Rupert ^^^^'^^ 

Miller, Paul Wilburn Salisbury 

Purcell, Samuel Mitchell, Jr Sahsbury 

Rimmer, Helen Bell Charlotte 

Russell, Thomas Wayne High Point 

Savage, Matthew Council Rocky Mount 

Walters, Alonzo Kennedy Burlington 



Inspection Worl' 
It has been very gratifying to our Board 
to be able to have two Inspectors in the 
field for the entire year just past. These 
were Mr. 11. C. McAllister and Mr. W. J. 
Smith. I am glad to say that Mr. Smith's 
employment was brought about through a 
joint conference of the Executive Committee 
of the Association and the Board of Phar- 
macy. Upon the election of Mr. Smith as 
Secretary-Treasurer of the Association and 
Editor of the Carolina Journal of Phar- 
macy to succeed Dean J. G. Beard, who had 
resigned, an agreement was made with the 
Board of Pharmacy that if Mr. Smith was 



232 The Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 

elected to these positions and would be per- 1940 to May 1st, 1941. I have made in- 
mitted to give one half of his time to the spections of 1,150 establishments in 285 
inspection work of the Board that the Board towns. These inspections covered the fol- 
would pay one half of his salary, payable lowing types of businesses and establish- 
monthly, for the entire year. This has been ments: 

done and he commenced that work July 1, Retail Drug Stores 1,094 

1940, and we hope to be able to make the Soda Shops 15 

same arrangements for the year following Grocery Stores 12 

■ in the hope that in another year the revenue Wholesale Drug Houses 8 

XiOspitals 2 

of the Association and Journal may be ade- Doctors' Offices 2 

quate to its needs without help from the Remedy Manufacturers 2 

Board. The expenses for inspection work Cafe _ 1 

during this year have amounted to about ?^®,^^ Specialist 2 

*5 000 00 Military Post 1 

*0,UUU.UU. Miscellaneous 11 

I wish to compliment the work done by 

both of our Inspectors, especially in the Correction of several flagrant violations 

enforcement of the Pharmacy Laws. I ask ^^ ^^nie years ' standing was secured by suit 

you please to read carefully their reports brought by the North Carolina Board of 

incorporated in mine. Pharmacy in the name of the North Carolina 

It will be the duty of these Inspectors Pharmaceutical Association. There is one 

during this year to devote more time to the ^"^'^ ^^^^^ "o^ pending in the courts. Other 

inspection of the prescription departments ^^ss flagrant violations have been remedied 

in all the drug stores of the State and without resort to the courts. The apparent 

especially those managed by permitted phy- shortage of registered pharmacists interferes 

sicians in towns of 500 inhabitants or less, *« ^^^^^ extent with the enforcement pro- 

to see whether they are legallv run, by S^'^™- However, it is proceeding satisfac- 

January 1, 1942, to the intent that if any ^'^^^^ ^^*i ^ <^an report a more general 

of them are not they shall be removed from conformity to the laws governing the prac- 

the registered list ^^'^^ ^-^ pharmacy than at any time in the 

The Board adopted an equipment list re- P^^* ^^"^ y^^^^' 

quired for every drug store registered in Compliance to the requirements of the 

the State, which went into effect January ^"^^^''^^ ^^"^ ^t^*^ ^o^^^' ^^^^ ^"'i Cosmetic 

2 2941 Acts and regulations promulgated there- 

' The National Association of Boards of ""•^^^' ^^ "«* satisfactory at the present time 

Pharmacy requested that every State Board ^"* *^^« ^^ '^"^ *« ^^^ ^^^^ «^ ^^^^^^^^ ^^- 

of Pharmacy have its Inspectors investigate ^o^^^atio" on this subject resulting from the 

its army camps. Mr. McAllister made this inability of the Department of Agriculture 

investigation in our State and made a report *^ ^^'^"^'^ ^""^^ ^«^ ^t« enforcement. It is 

to Secretary Christensen which was highly ^^P^^^ ^^""^ t^« Governor will see fit to make 

complimented by him. «"^^ ^"^^'^^ available for this purpose out 

of his special fund. 

ANNUAL EEPORT OF H. C. McALLIS- ^ ^^^^ P^^^«<^ *'^^^^^ P«^«°"' Hypnotic and 

TER ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF Exempt Narcotic Preparations Registers. 

THE NORTH CAROLINA BOARD Observance of the act governing the sale of 

OF PHARMACY Barbituric Acid preparations is unsatisfac- 
tory. Regulations under the Food, Drug 

May 1, 1940 to May 1, 1941 and Cosmetic Act which were later rescinded 

504B North Street, qj. jjq^ enforced have created a great deal 

Chapel Hill, N. C, ^f confusion. As much as possible is being 

May 1st, 1941. done to clear up this state of confusion. 

To the Members of There is an urgent need for much work to 

The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy: be done in connection with the Food, Drug 

I have the honor to submit herewith a and Cosmetic Act which will automatically 

summary of inspection work from May 1st, improve the Barbituric Acid situation. 



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233 



For the past several years it has been 
the custom for the inspectors to promote the 
interest of the North Carolina Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association as far as possible. In this 
connection I have collected $906.00 and se- 
cured twenty-one new members. About 
thirty days all told were spent in promot- 
ing and assisting with the Commercial 
Clinics and the Retail Drug Institute, both 
of which are sponsored by the North Caro- 
lina Pharmaceutical Association. 

Investigations have been made of some 
herb specialist or other quacks and Avill be 
continued, perhaps in cooperation with the 
Xortli Carolina Medical Society and the 
North Carolina Department of Public 
Health. These cases are rather frequent and 
some are of a serious nature. It is felt 
that by working with the above-mentioned 
organizations a better spirit of cooperation 
will be fostered between them and the Board 
of Pharmacy as well as the Pharmaceutical 
Association. 

Respectfully submitted, 

H. c. McAllister, 

Assistant Inspector. 

ANNUAL REPORT OF 

WILLIAM JULIUS SMITH 

ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF THE 

NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF 

PHARMACY 

May 1, 1940 to May 1, 1941 

Drawer 151, 
Chapel Hill, N. C, 
May 1, 1941. 
To the Members of 
The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy: 

I have the honor to submit herewith my 
report of inspection work from May 1, 1940 
to May 1, 1941. 

During the past year my work for the 
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy may be 
classified into two periods: (1) May 1, 
1940 to July 1, 1940 and (2) July 1, 1940 
to May 1, 1941. For the first three-month 
period my time was devoted exclusively to 
inspection work for the Board following 
which, upon assuming the duties of Secre- 
tary-Treasurer of the North Carolina Phar- 
maceutical Association and Managing Editor 
of the Carolina Journal of Pharmacy 



on July 1, 1940, I devoted part time to the 
duties of this office. 

Although failing in an effort to visit 
every drug store in the State, a total of 
764 or approximately 85% of the total 
number of drug stores in North Carolina 
were contacted during the year. In order 
to visit this number of establishments it 
was necessary to travel 14,654 miles. 

The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, 
actively co-operating with the Buncombe 
County Medical Society, successfully closed 
the A. J. Goforth case of West Asheville 
during the May 1940 term of the Buncombe 
County Superior Court. The bill of indict- 
ment charged Goforth with: 

(1) "Selling proprietary medicines or 
remedies purporting to cure cancer or other 
diseases for which no cure has been found." 

(2) "Unlawfully and willfully prescrib- 
ing, selling or giving away medicine and 
remedies for the treatment of a person 
afflicted with a venereal disease, and did 
fail to make any report thereof" as re- 
quired by statute. 

(3) "Practicing or attempting to prac- 
tice medicine or surgery without a state 
license. ' ' 

(4) "Practicing or attempting to prac- 
tice medicine without registering and ob- 
taining a certificate from the clerk of 
superior court." 

After a trial lasting three days the de- 
fendant was found guilty as indicated in 
the following judgment handed down by the 
Honorable Wilson Warliek, Presiding 
Judge : 

State of North Carolina, 
County of Buncombe 

In the Superior Court 

State \ 

vs. V Judgment 

A. J. Goforth, Defendant f 

The foregoing case coming on for judgment at 
the regular .Tune, 1940, term of the Superior Court 
of Buncombe County on a conviction at the May, 
1940, regular term as appears in the minutes, 
continuance for judgment having been asked by 
counsel for the defendant in open court, without 
prejudice, and being agreed to by the Solicitor, 
the matter of the continuance for judgment being 
embraced in the minutes of the Superior Court of 
Buncombe County, the judgment of the Court is 
that the defendant on the verdict of the jury in 
the case under Section 6622 of the Consolidated 



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Statutes, entitled Practicing Without License and 
upon a bill drawn under Section 6623 entitled 
Practicing Without Registration, and the two 
counts being consolidated for the purpose of 
judgment, it is 

Ordered and adjudged that the defendant be 
confined in the common jail of Buncombe County 
and assigned to the State Highway and Public 
Works Commission for two years. The foregoing 
sentence of imprisonment is suspended for a pe- 
riod of five (5) years on the following conditions: 

1. That the defendant pay the costs of the ac- 
tion as taxed by the Clerk of the Superior Court 
of Buncombe County, $209.00. 

2. That he be and remain continually of good 
behavior. 

3. That he desist and cease entirely from in 
anywise concocting any preparations made from 
herbs or other substances and when concocted by 
him to be used in anywise in giving away or 
selling to any person for any character of treat- 
ment whatsoever, at any place in North Carolina. 

4. That he desist and cease from all advertis- 
ing looking toward notifying the public by any 
means whatsoever that he possesses any qualifica- 
tions or preparations or any properties that might 
in anywise be used by anyone in the cure of any 
supposed or genuine human ailment, at any place 
in North Carolina. 

5. That he dismantle entirely any laboratory, or 
said to be laboratory, shelving or said to be shelv- 
ing, and immediately destroy any bottles and labels, 
cuts, booklets, letterheads, leaflets, etc., containing 
any contents which have heretofore been used by 
him in any way in putting so-called preparations 
on the market for sale or giving away to any 
third person, at any place in North Carolina. 

6. That he immediately remove from about his 
premises any signs, billboards or other indicata 
of any means or character whatsoever that would 
tend to show that at that place any preparations 
of any kind can be administered by being sold 
or given away which would be of any value to 
any supposed or genuine human ailment. 

7. That he cease and desist immediately from 
holding himself out as one who has any abilities 
other than the lay abilities looking toward the 
cure of any ailment whatsoever, in any town or 
county in North Carolina. 

8. That he desist entirely from holding himself 
out as one holding license to manufacture, dis- 
pense or prepare any sort of herb compounds or 
medical properties of whatsoever or kind for sale 
or to give away. 

9. That he at no time during the period of sus- 
pension take out license as an herb specialist or 
any character of license that might directly or 
indirectly have the treatment of a human being 
in mind. 

10. That he surrender such license as he has. 
which is a license issued under the Revenue Meas- 
ure to the State of North Carolina and that he 
not therein ask for any rebate on account of the 
intervening time the license Is not to be used. 

11. That he apply himself to an honest avoca- 
tion. 



If it should be made to appear that th3 defena- 
ant has breached any of these conditions during 
the period of suspension, capias to issue to put 
into effect the sentence suspended, all on motion 
of the Solicitor in open court. 

Immediately following the Goforth ease, 
W. T. Hyams of Bryson City was indicted 
for operating the Hyams Drug Company of 
that city without having first secured a 
drug store permit from the North Carolina 
Board of Pharmacy and for failure to keep 
a registered pharmacist on duty in the store. 
A True Bill was returned by the Grand 
Jury following which the presiding judge, 
after all evidence had been presented, found 
the defendant guilty and ordered him to 
immediately comply with all the regulations 
governing the operation of a drug store as 
well as to pay all costs of the case. 

After July 1, with the exception of two 
trips to western North Carolina, most of 
mj' time was spent in Raleigh on legislative 
matters or in visiting druggists in eastern 
North Carolina. While on these trips to 
the eastern section of the State, either Mr. 
H. C. McAllister of the Board of Pharmacy 
or Mr. Joe Hollingsworth, President of the 
N. C. P. A., accompanied me. 

For the splendid cooperation of Secretary- 
Treasurer, F. W. Hancock, the members of 
the N. C. Board of Pharmacy, and Assistant 
Inspector H. C. McAllister, I am deeply 
grateful. 

Respectfully submitted, 

W. J. SMITH, 

PHARMACISTS RE-REGISTERED 

Abernethy, J. G 1907 Elkin 

Barker, W. B 1898 Greensboro 

Biggs, W. H _ 1905 Williamston 

Bridger, B. B 1919 Marion 

Connell, J. P. B 1930 Durham 

Dudley, W. G., Jr 193.5 Reidsville 

Gaddy, H. M 1909 Charlotte 

Hackney, R. P 1897 Mar.shall 

Hall, I. B., Jr. (col.) 1928 Win.ston-Salem 

Herndon, M. D 1904 Charlotte 

Hudson, J. P... _ 1926 Mooresville 

Le Boo, P. S. (col.) 1903 Wilmington 

Le Gette, J. S 1935 Asheville 

Mattocks, A. M _ 1910 Greensboro 

McArthur, R. M 1908 Winston-Salem 

McDaniel, P. L 1930 Washington, D. 

Mullen, L. S 1912 Asheville 

Nelson, J. B - 1929 Albemarle 

Nelson, S. G 1920 Beaufort 

Rogers, Marie 1932 Chicago, 111. 

Zuckerman, I. L 1940 Greensboro 



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PHYSICIANS 

Living in Towns of 500 Inhabitants or Less 

to Whom Permits were Granted to 

Conduct Drug Stores 

Nine (9) in number 

Daltx)ii, "W. B Stokesdale Guilford County 

Dawson, W. E Hookerton Greene Countj' 

Eagles, C. S Saratoga Wilson County 

Finney, J. R Boonville Yadkin County 

Hayes, J. W Shallotte Brunswick County 

Moore, E. V Grover Cleveland County 

Staton, S. R' Hayesville Clay County 

Vassey. Thomas Trenton Jones County 

Weathers. R. R Knightdale Wake County 

WOMEN PHARMACISTS 

Seventeen (17) white and four (4) colored 

Barber, Miss Ernestine Ray Williamston 

Barnhill, Miss Mabel Bethel 

Bryant. Miss Nan Tarboro 

Bullock, Miss Blanche Jarvis Reidsville 

Burrus. Miss Blanche Evelyn , Canton 

Bush, Miss Jean Clinton 

Bush. Miss June Clinton 

Caudill, Mrs. Altajane Holden-..Elizabethton. Tenn. 

Cox, Miss Clarice C Greensboro 

Duguid, Miss Helen Williams Orlando 

Gardner, Mrs. W. K Charlotte 

Greyer, Mrs. Joe W Morganton 

McCarn. Mrs. L. W Kannapolis 

McConnell. Miss Ethel Newton 

Mitchener, Mrs. J. A., Jr Edenton 

Rimmer. Mrs. Helen Bell Sanford 

Willis, Mrs. B. Averitt Fayetteville 

Colored 

Easley, W. V Whiteville 

Henry, Mary H Snow Hill 

Pearson, M. E Durham 

Thompson, Nettie Mae Snow Hill 



Mr. 



The Beal Membership Prize 

Jesse M. Pike, of Concord, North 



Carolina, having made the highest average, 
90%, of all candidates taking our exami- 
nations June and November, 1940, won the 
Beal ilembership Prize. 

North Carolina Board of Pharmacy 
Business Order 

Roll call and pro torn. api)ointmeiits. 
Reading and approving minutes. 
Miscellaneous communications. 
Reports of officers and committees. 
Special orders. 
Unfinished business. 



New business. 

Choosing place and time of next meeting. 

Adjournment. 

SUMMARY 

Pharmacists 

Registered by Examination (Graduate) 21 

Total Registered 1,176 

Assistant Pharmacists 

Registered as Pharmacists by Examination.... 10 
Total Registered 40 

Physicians Holding Permits 

To Conduct Drug Stores in Towns of 500 or 

Less Issued During the Year 9 

Total Holding Permits 65 

Colored Pharmacists 
Registered and Operating Drug Store 25 

Women Phartnacists 

17 White and 4 Colored, Total 21 

Deaths 23 

Drug Stores 

Total Number Registered 878 

I respectfully submit the receipts and expendi- 
tures for the current year as follows: 

FINANCIAL REPORT 

North Carolina Board of Pharmacy in Account 

ivith F. W. Hancock, Secretary-Treasurer 

RECEIPTS 

From June 1. 1940, to May 31, 1941 
1940 
May 9— By Balance on Hand $12,0-20.68 

By Candidates Taking Examinations 

June and November, 1940 570.00 

1941 

May 31 — Amount received from Renewal 

License Pharmacists 5,665.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Renewal License Assistants 225.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Physician's Renewal Permits 330.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Renewal Drug Store Permits 864.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Re-registered Pharmacists 260.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Registration and Re-registration Fees 

Pharmacists by reciprocity 175.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Physician's R-egistration Fees 70. (lO 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Unpaid Checks 10.00 

May 31 — By amount received from 

Registration of Drug Stores from 

May, 1940, to January 1, 1941 49.00 

May 31— By Interest 146.72 

$20,385.40 



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jn Me^moAicutn 



They are passing away, the friends of old 
Like leaves on the current cast, 
With never a break in the rapid flow — 
We watch them as one by one they go 
Into the dreamland of the past. 



T. E. Austin Roxboro 

Dr. a. M. Bennett Bryson City 

C L. Cannon Ayden 

Gilbert Crabtree Raleigh 

R. Y. Deitz Tampa, Fla. 

V. W. B. Elkins Graham 

A. L. Glenn Derita 

W. R. Hambrick Roxboro 

R. L. Hart Southern Pines 

W. A. LiLES Durham 

DeV. K. Medford Clyde 

E. E. Moore Granite Falls 

J. E. Mull .Winston-Salem 

R. L. Reinheardt Forest City 

J. G. RoBEBSON Hertford 

W. P. Rogers Durham 

H. C. Ross Winston-Salem 

F. M. Seagle Charlotte 

Casper Smith Wilson 

S. M. Turner Burlington 

B. W. Walker Spring Hope 

J. A. White Mooresville 

John Albert White Jonesboro 



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EXPENDITURES 
From June 1. 1940, to May ;n. 1941 
To Amount Paid: 

Salaries. Rent and Stenographic Aid. ..$ 2.700.00 

Inspection Work 4.871.62 

Board. Expense and Per Diem 848.43 

Printing 464.20 

Postage 215.02 

Telephone and Telegrams 74.93 

Attorney Fees _ 285.00 

Miscellaneous 158.37 

$ 9,617.57 
To Balance on Hand, Cash and 

Securities May 7, 1941 10,767.83 



List of Registered Pharmacists 

REVISED JUNE 1, 1941 

Plea.'^e notify the Secretary promptly of any 
change in address 



$20,385.40 
The above Financial Report as per order of the 
Board of Pharmacy was audited by a Certified 
Public Accountant, whose report follows : 

To the OiBcers & Members of the 
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy: 

Gentlemen : 

Pursuant to engagement, we have made an 
audit of the financial records of Mr. F. W. Han- 
cock, Secretary and Treasurer of the North Caro- 
lina Board of Pharmacy for the period from May 
2, 1940, to May 7, 1941, and find all Receipts as 
entered in his books properly accounted for. Dis- 
bursements for the period are correctly entered in 
his books and are supported by paid vouchers on 
file. 

The Balance of $10,767.83 at May 7, 1941, 
consists of the following: 

Cash ly Banks: 

Oxford National Bank.. ..$2, 435. 06 

Union National Bank 2,155.81 $ 4.59r).s7 

Claim Against Closed Bank: 
First National Bank 

of Granville 226.96 

Inaestments: 

Certificate of Deposit, 2% — 
Oxford Natl. Bank, dated 

2-5-41 3,500.00 

Note & Mortgage of J. A. 
Williams, dated 10-1-32, 
secured by deed of trust 

to J. A. Taylor. Trustee 2.450.00 5. 951). 00 

Total Balance May 7, 1941 $10,767.83 

The Cash in Banks was reconciled and verified 
by confirmation obtained from the depositories, 
nie Claim Against Closed Bank was also verified. 
The Certificate of Deposit and Note and Mortgage 
were inspected. 

The fidelity bond in the amount of $5,000.00 
for the Secretary & Treasurer, in the custody of 
the President, has been continued. 

The records are, as usual, in good condition and 
no difficulty was experienced in the verification 
thereof. 

Respectfully submitted, 

R. L. PRICE, 
Certified Public Accountant. 



A 

1. Abernethy, J. G 1907 

2. Adams, J. L 1903 

3. Adams, E. C 1908 

4. Adams, R. McC 1915 

5. Adams, E. E 1924 

6. Adams, W. R 1933 

7. Adams, W. J _1929 

8. Ahrens, A. G 1902 

9. Aiken, J. H -...1914 

10. Aiken, L. W 1916 

11. Alderman, J. L 1923 

12. Alexander, O. T 1910 

13. Allen, C. H 1916 

14. Allen, H. H 1915 

15. Anderson, J. M -1911 

16. Andrews, C. M 1907 

17. Andrews, W. T 1917 

18. Andrews, J. P 1913 

19. Andrews, W. A 1932 

20. Armstrong, W. E. (col.) 1922 

21. Arnold, B. D 1933 

22. Arps, P. M 1916 

23. Arps, E. G 1921 

24. Ashford, A. J 1901 

25. Austin, B. N 1928 

B 

26. Bailey, L. A 1914 

27. Bain, J. D 1924 

28. Baker, W. P 1921 

29. Baker, J. L 1927 

30. Ballance, G. H 1929 

31. Ballew, J. G 1902 

32. Barber, Ernestine R 1939 

33. Barbour, J. P 1928 

34. Barefoot, L. G 1931 

35. Barger, C. N 1928 

36. Barker, W. B 1898 

37. Earnhardt, M. R 1928 

38. Barnhill, W. L 1912 

39. Barnhill, Mabel 1906 

40. Barnes, B. S 1903 

41. Barnwell, W. C 1930 

42. Barrett, R. E 1917 

43. Barringcr, H. A 1940 

44. Basart, J. M 1938 

45. Baucom, A. V 1905 

46. Beard, J. G 1908 

47. Beavans, W. E 1901 

48. Beddingfield, E. T 1913 

49. Beddingfield, O. H 1917 

50. Bell, F. R 1912 

51. Bell, H. C 1930 

52. Bell, L. R 1936 

53. Bender, W. M. K 1928 

54. Bennett, K. E 1912 

55. Benson, E. S 1916 

56. Bernard, Germain 1894 



Elkin 

Gastonia 

Gastonia 

LaGrange 

Lincolnton 

Angier 

Murphy 

Wilmington 

Biltmore 

Asheville 

Wilmington 

Waynesville 

Winston-Salem 

Cherryville 

New Bern 

Burlington 

Goldsboro 

Winston-Salem 

Raleigh 

Rocky Mount 

Gary 

Plymouth 

Plymouth 

Kinston 

Shelbv 



Charlotte 

Clayton 

Raef'ord 

Nashville 

Alexandria, Va. 

Lenoir 

Williamston 

Burlington 

Canton 

Oakboro 

Greensboro 

Rockwell 

Wilson 

Bethel 

Kinston 

Danville, Va. 

Burlington 

Salisbury 

Greenville 

Apex 

Chapel Hill 

Enfield 

Clayton 

Clayton 

Beaufort 

Spindale 

Raleigh 

Fayetteville 

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57. Best, J. H 1923 Greensboro 

58. Betts, J. A 1916 St. Pauls 

59. Biddy, 0. D 1925 Asheville 

60. Biggs, W. H 1905 Williamston 

61. Bilbro, Q. T 1916 Asheville 

62. Bingham, W. H 1916 Concord 

63. Birmingham, J. S 1912 Hamlet 

64. Bizzell, H. L 1920 Charlotte 

65. Black, B. B _ 1921 Cleveland 

66. Black, F. L J.928 Charlotte 

67. Blades, M. W 1926 Apex 

68. Blair, R. K .1893 Charlotte 

69. Blanton, C. D 1926 Kings Mountain 

70. Blauvelt, W. H 1904 Asheville 

71. Blue, D. A 1926 Carthage 

72. Boaz, R. J 1915 Greensboro 

73; Bobbitt, A. B 1919 Winston-Salem 

74. Bobbitt, L. M 1917 Winston- Salem 

75. Bobbitt, H. F 1934 Glen Alpine 

76. Bolton, R. B 1931 Rich Square 

77. Bonner, Brem -1913 Hickory 

78. Bonner, Robert 1916 Valdese 

79. Boon, W. J 1904 Mount Olive 

80. Boone, D. L 1905 Durham 

81. Boone, J. T 1913 Mebane 

82. Bowman, C. E 1938 Hickory 

83. Boyce, J. B., Jr 1915 Warrenton 

84. Boyd, S. B I939 Sanford 

85. Boysworth, E. G 1928 Warsaw 

86. Bradley, J. P 1908 Greensboro 

87. Bradshaw, E. L 1928 Kinston 

88. Bradsher, W. D 1909 Oxford 

89. Brady, C. A. (1925) 1911 Hickory 

90. Brame, P. A 1937 No. Wilkesboro 

91. Brame, P. J., Jr 1918 No. Wilkesboro 

92. Brame, R. M 1901 No. Wilkesboro 

93. Brame, M. M., Jr I933 Durham 

94. Brantley, J. C 1899 Raleigh 

95. Brantley, P. C 1914 Wendell 

96. Brantley, J. C, Jr -1930 Raleigh 

97. Bretsch, Albert 1908 Southern Pines 

98. Brewer, S. 1914 West Durham 

99. Bridger, E. B 1919 Marion 

100. Brinkley, J. H 1912 New Bern 

101. Bristow, E. B 1922 Rockingham 

102. Brodie, T. L 1928 Burlington 

103. Brooks, F. G 1921 Siler City 

104. Brookshire, G. E 1917 West Asheville 

105. Brookshire, L. P 1924 West Asheville 

106. Brown, E. T 1940 Durham 

107. Brown, E. E 1939 Greenville 

108. Brown, J. D 1904 Garner 

109. Brown, B. C 1931 Greensboro 

110. Brown, H. G 1936 Hillsboro 

111. Brown, J. K ..1912 Greenville 

112. Browning, A. C 1940 Greensboro 

113. Browning, B. H 1908 Littleton 

114. Browning, D. B _1929 Rocky Mount 

115. Bruce, T. M 1939 Hot Springs 

116. Bryan, W. D -1904 Tarboro 

117. Bryan, R. B 1926 Asheville 

118. Buchanan, E. C ,....1938 Kinston 

119. Buchanan, E. W 1933 Burlington 

120. Buchanan, R. A 1934 Greensboro 

121. Buffalo, J. M 1919 Raleigh 

122. Biihmann, W. L 1905 Biltniore 



123. Bullard, R. E .....1937 Clinton 

124. Bullock, P. J 1939 Reidsville 

125. Bunch, L. E 1933 Aulander 

126. Burgiss, T. R 1925 Sparta 

127. Burnett, B. J. (col.) 1911 Rocky Mount 

128. Burnett, J. P 1912 Whitakers 

129. Burris, L. R 1939 Cleveland 

, 130. Burt, M. S 1930 Durham 

131. Burwell, W. A 1912 Raleigh 

132. Bush, Miss June _ 1938 Clinton 

133. Btish, Miss Jean 1938 Clinton 

134. Butler, A. B 1916 Clinton 

135. Bynum, C. W .■ 1928 Greenville 

136. Byrd, Clement 1903 Roxboro 

C 

137. Cable, M. LaR 1940 Asheville 

138. Gaboon, E. P 1931 Columbia 

139. Cain, L. D 1921 Wilmington 

140. Caldwell, P. G 1914 Gastonia 

141. Caldwell, E. L. (col.) 1939 Burlington 

142. Cameron, J. H 1938 Charlotte 

143. Campbell, F. E 1925 Hamlet 

144. Campbell, H. T _.1916 Maiden 

145. Campbell, R. B 1917 Taylorsville 

146. Canaday, W. A 1898 Fayetteville 

147. Canaday, W. H 1915 Tabor City 

148. Canaday, R. O 1913 Pour Oaks 

149. Cannon, C. L 1906 Ayden 

150. Capps, E. U _ 1938 Nashville 

151. Cardell, J. C 1929 Boston, Mass. 

152. Carpenter, R. B 1897 Shelby 

153. Carroll, W. W ...1932 Dunn 

154. Carswell, R. P ..1921 Winston-Salem 

155. Carswell, A. P 1926 East Durham 

156. Carter, Samuel - 1905 Salisbury 

157. Carter, Stamey 1912 Salisbury 

158. Cassel, A. S ....1914 No. Wilkesboro 

159. Cate, A. S 1896 Greensboro 

160. Caudill, Mrs. Altajane H 1940 Elizabethton, 

Tenn. 

161. Causey, J. H 1938 Winston-Salem 

162. Cecil, A. C 1923 High Point 

163. Champion, H. 1925 Waynesville 

164. Champion, H. 1926 Greenville 

165. Chandley, Albert Brookshire.1940 Asheville 

166. Chapman, D. S 1907 Durham 

167. Chapman, H. C .....1936 Durham 

168. Chappell, J. C 1914 Raleigh 

169. Cheek, G. B 1917 Durham 

170. Cherry, J. L 1909 Asheville 

171. Cherry, W. C 1910 Winston-Salem 

172. Chesnutt, J. M 1917 Clinton 

173. Christian, J. B. (col.) 1939 Win,ston-Salem 

174. Clapp, E. B 1934 Newton 

175. Clark, C. B 1910 Williamston 

176. Clark, W. A 1926 Lynchburg, Va. 

177. Clark, C. B., Jr 1934 Williamston 

178. Clark, S. G 1934 Raleigh 

179. Clayton, A. W., Jr.. 1928 Durham 

180. Cline, F. H 1920 Charlotte 

181. Cline, C. E 1924 Asheville 

182. Cline, H. E 1913 Asheville 

183. Cline, M. L 1933 Black Mountain 

184. Clodfelter, C. L .....a932 Durham 

185. Cobb, J. L 1921 Mount Olive 



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Coble. J. C 1932 

Cochrane. A. L., Jr 1936 

Coleman. H. G 1910 

Compton, J. W 1909 

Connell, J. P. B 1930 

Cook, R. E. L 1891 

Cooke. H. M 1904 

Cooke. H. M., Jr 1939 

Copeland, R. R 1916 

Coppedge. J. W 1906 

Coppedge, J. B 1912 

Cornwell, A. H 1937 

Cornwell. G. T -..1934 

Costner, B. P 1908 

Council, C. T 1906 

Cox. M. H 1909 

Cox, Miss C. 1932 

Cox, Rupert 1940 

Crabtree, E. P 1912 

Craig. W. P 1925 

Craig, L. B 1938 

Cranmer, J. B., M.D 1893 

Craven. C. H 1912 

Crawford, E. P 1911 

Crawford. H. D 1939 

Creech. J. L 1938 

Creech. L. R 1935 

Creech. W. H 1932 

Crissman, U. F J933 

Crowell, C. M., Jr 1937 

Crunipler. L. H 1934 

Crutchfield, T. G 1920 

Culbreth, Y. M 1939 

Culpepper, F. D 1911 

Curtis, R. H 1926 

Curti.'*. J. R 1928 

D 

Dailey. J. F 1921 

Uailey, R. 1 1915 

Daniel. A. G 1939 

Daniel. E. C 1913 

Darden. R. J 1938 

Davis, J. R 1907 

Davis, H. E 1914 

Davis, J. W 1914 

Davis, D. R „ 1926 

Davis, C. Y 1921 

Davis, J. E 1894 

Davis, J. G 1926 

Davis, K. W 1913 

Davis, M. L 1939 

Dawson, B. T 1909 

Dawson, M. P 1909 

Dayvault, F. W 1929 

Deal, H. M 1925 

Dees. R. E. L 1920 

Deitz, R. Y 1907 

Dever, J. H 1938 

Dill, G. W., Jr 1927 

Dillon, Henry Edwards 1940 

Dinwiddle, P. H 1914 

Dizor. M. E 1917 

Douglas. J. D. (col.) 1904 

Dowdy, D. A 1917 

Dudley, VV. G., Jr 1935 



Winston-Salem 

Jackson 

Durham 

Salisbury 

Durham 

Tarboro 

Spencer 

Salisbury 

Ahoskie 

Raleigh 

Raleigh 

Lincolnton 

Morganton 

Lincolnton 

Durham 

Asheville 

Greensboro 

Raleigh 

Statesville 

Charlotte 

Vass 

Wilmington 

W. Asheville 

Marion 

Black Mountain 

Smithtield 

Oxford 

Selma 

Lexington 

Charlotte 

Sanford 

Greensboro 

Hamlet 

Louisburg 

Rowland 

Bessemer City 



Wa.shington.D.C. 

R'eidsville 

Burgaw 

Zebulon 

Mount Olive 

Marion 

Andrews 

Edenton 

Williamston 

Mount Airy 

Knightdale 

Spindale 

Winston-Salem 

Kinston 

Rocky Mount 

Rocky Mount 

Lenoir 

Lfnoir 

Wallace 

Tampa, Fla. 

Greensboro 

Morehead City 

Elkin 

Marshall 

Raleigh 

Hender.son 

High Point 

Reidsville 



250. Duffy, H. B 1938 New Bern 

251. Dunn, R. A 1881 Charlotte 

252. Durham, C. T 1917 Chapel Hill 

E 

253. Eason, C. W 1909 Charlotte 

254. East, J. S 1911 Draper 

255. Edwards, T. N 1901 Charlotte 

256. Edwards, S. M 1917 Ayden 

257. Edwards, 0. 1921 Raleigh 

258. Edwards, C. R 1932 Kannapolis 

259. Edwards, L. K., Jr 1939 Stanton.sburg 

260. Eldridge, Julius 1901 Greenville 

261. Ellington, C. W 1899 Winston-Salem 

262. Ellington, R. A 1904 MadLson 

263. Elliott, A. G 1907 Fuquay Springs 

264. Elson, J. R 1938 Enka 

265. Etheridge, S. B 1909 Washington 

266. Etheridge, S. G 1911 Elizabeth City 

267. Etheridge, T. J., Jr 1920 Bailey 

268. Eubanks, C. L 1896 Chapel Hill 

269. Eubanks, J. N 1916 Greensboro 

270. Evans, J. E 1934 Marion 

F 

271. Farmer, W. F 1934 Wendell 

272. Farrell, R. D 1917 Greensboro 

273. Farrington, J. V 1926 Hickory 

274. Faucette, W. P 1914 Youngsville 

275. Faulconer, R. C 1909 Burlington 

276. Ferguson, J. S 1928 Raleigh 

277. Ferguson, H. Q 1924 Randleman 

278. Ferrell, W. C 1920 Nashville 

279. Fetzer, F. G 1911 Wadesboro 

280. Fields, J. T., Jr 1917 Laurinburg 

281. Finley, G. B 1915 Marion 

282. Fishel, A. L 1915 Winston-Salem 

283. Fisher, Lester 1917 Statesville 

284. Fitchett, O. E 1916 Dunn 

285. Fleming, C. H 1913 Raleigh 

286. Fordham, C. C, Jr 1925 Green.sboro 

287. Fordham, C. M 1909 Greensboro 

288. Forrest, B. B 1933 Hillsboro 

289. Foster, Caney 1912 Weldon 

290. Fo.ster, D. W 1926 West Asheville 

291. Fo-ster, J. C. C 1912 Tryon 

292. Fowlkes, W. M 1913 Enfield 

293. Fox, H. S 1937 Winston-Salem 

294. Fox, C. M 1906 Asheboro 

295. Fox, L. G 1901 Rockingham 

296. Fox, J. H 1939 Asheboro 

297. Franklin, K. V 1928 Raleigh 

298. Franklin, O. E 1897 Boone 

299. Frieze, W. S 1910 Concord 

300. Fulenwider, Phifer 1908 Raleigh 

301. Fulghum, R-. T 1907 Kenly 

302. Furr, F. L 1921 Durham 

303. Futrell, Clyde Loraine 1940 Walstonburg 

304. Futrelle, W. L 1912 Wilmington 

G 

305. Gaddy, H. M 1909 Charlotte 

306. Gaddy, E. P 1940 Charlotte 

307. Gallaway, Rawley G 1896 Raleigh 

308. Galloway, A. E 1937 High Point 



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Gamble, J. P 1921 Monroe 

Gamble, C. F 1915 Monroe 

Gardner, Howard 1894 Greensboro 

Gardner, T. L 1908 Reidsville 

Gardner, Mrs. "W. K 1925 Charlotte 

Garner, C. V 1917 Wilson 

Garren, F. 1928 High Point 

Garrett, Y. D. (col.) 1920 Durham 

Gatling, T. R. (col.) 1919 Reidsville 

Gattis, P. D 1916 Raleigh 

Gibson, A. M 1923 Gibson 

Gilbert, Laomie 1903 Benson 

Gilbert, L. M., Jr 1937 Benson 

Gilliam, W. A 1925 Winston-Salem 

Glass, P. G 1925 Kannapolis 

Glass, W. T., Jr 1936 Wilmington 

Glenn, J. S 1925 Mount Olive 

Glenn, E. F 1931 New Bern 

Glenn, R. A 1935 Elkin 

Godfrey, P. V 1910 Charlotte 

Godwin, C. F 1932 Pine Level 

Gooch, R. L 1917 Oxford 

Goode. J. A 1909 Asheville 

Goode, B. S 1923 High Point 

Goodrum, C. S - 1913 Davidson 

Goodwin, M. N 1940 Charlotte 

Gordon, T. W 1932 Thomasville 

Gorham, R. S 1903 Rocky Mount 

Graham, J. O. 1917 Red Springs 

Grantham, R. B 1937 Red Springs 

Grantham, Hiram 1889 Red Springs 

Grantham, L. 1 1910 St. Pauls 

Grantham, L. B 1914 Liberty 

Grantham, G. K 1895 Dunn 

Grantham, G. K., Jr 1928 Dunn 

Green, C. F 1899 Wilmington 

Green, H. C 1909 Charlotte 

Greene, J. G 1901 High Point 

Greenwood, A. M. (col.) 1924 High Point 

Greyer, Mrs. M. A. B 1936 Morganton 

Griffin, W. R 1929 Old Fort 

Griffith, Wiltshire 1907 Hendersonville 

Grimes, G. D 1915 Robersonville 

Grissom, Gilliam 1889 Raleigh 

Grove, C. E 1899 Asheville 

Guion, C. L 1921 Aberdeen 

Guion, C. D 1916 Cornelius 

Guion, H. N 1921 Marshville 

Guiton, J. A - 1925 Whiteville 

Gurley, W. B ...1916 Windsor 

Guthrie, C. H 1938 Beaufort 

H 

Hackney, R. P 1897 Marshall 

Hair, R. C 1925 Pineville 

Hairston, R. S. (col.) 1917 Winston-Salem 

Hales, R. A., Jr 1923 Spring Hope 

Hall, J. M 1901 Wilmington 

Hall, J. D — 1904 Scotland Neck 

Hall, J. P 1925 Oxford 

Hall, S. P - 1909 Charlotte 

Hall, S. B 1925 Mocksville 

Hall, S. C 1924 Oxford 

Hall, J. M., Jr 1928 Wilmington 

Hall, I. B., Jr. (col.) 1928 Winston-Salem 



372. Halsey, W. B 1939 

373. Ham, F. B 1934 

374. Hamilton, R. L 1900 

375. Hamlet, Reginald 1906 

376. Hamlin, V. C. (col.) 1915 

377. Hancock, F. W 1881 

378. Hand, J. K 1906 

379. Hanson, J. K 1908 

380. Hardee, A. K 1905 

381. Hardee, A. K., Jr 1939 

382. Harper, W. L ; 1928 

383. Harper, C. P 1900 

384. Harper, C. T 1916 

385. Harris, J. C 1924 

386. Harris, W. B 1932 

387. Harrison, T. N., Jr 1909 

388. Hart, J. A 1906 

389. Hart, G. W 1909 

390. Hart, L. W 1899 

391. Hartis, G. C 1934 

392. Harville, R. C 1908 

393. Haupt, Edward.... 1925 

394. Hayes, G. E 1916 

395. Hayes, W. A 1937 

396. Haymore, J. B 1913 

397. Hays, F. B 1890 

398. Haywood, C. L 1894 

399. Hedgpeth, R. A., Jr 1925 

400. Henderson, A. J. (col.) 1908 

401. Henderson, G. E 1927 

402. Hendrix, J. 1939 

403. Herndon, M. D 1904 

404. Herring, Doane 1884 

405. Herring, R. R 1907 

406. Herring, N. B 1917 

407. He-sterly, L. E 1910 

408. Hicks, J. E. F 1901 

409. Hicks, C. G 1909 

410. Hicks, A. M 1934 

411. Hill, G. L. (col.) 1929 

412. Hilton, C. M 1908 

413. Hocutt, D. D 1920 

414. Hoffman, J. F., Jr 1914 

415. Hogan, A. L 1923 

416. Holding, T. E., Jr 1913 

417. Holland, H. 1914 

418. Holland, W. T 1905 

419. Hollingsworth, Jos 1917 

420. Hollowell, W. C 1936 

421. Holshouser, J. L 1929 

422. Holt, F. A 1935 

423. Honeycutt, G. W... 1939 

424. Hood, J. C 1911 

425. Hood, W. D 1903 

426. Hood, R. T 1916 

427. Hood, D. H 1891 

428. Hood, P. C - 1913 

429. Hood, H. C 1909 

430. Hood, T. R .....1925 

431. Hooper, F. L 1914 

432. Home, W. W 1900 

433. Home, S. R 1902 

434. Home, O. O'H 1909 

435. Home, W. H 1907 

436. Horsley, H. T 1915 

437. Horton, J. P 1921 



Morganton 

Greensboro 

Oxford 

Raleigh 

Raleigh 

Oxford 

North Charlotte 

Wilmington 

Graham 

Graham 

Hendersonville 

Selma 

Elm City 

Durham 

High Point 

Roanoke Rapids 

High Point 

Winston-Salem 

China Grove 

Charlotte 

Thomasville 

Newton 

Hickory 

Durham 

Rocky Mount 

Oxford 

Durham 

Lumberton 

Winston-Salem 

Concord 

Marion 

Rockingham 

Wilson 

Oxford 

Wilson 

Hendersonville 

Goldsboro 

Reidsville 

Charlotte 

New Bern 

Greensboro 

Henderson 

High Point 

Kinston 

Wake Forest 

Apex 

Mount Holly 

Mount Airy 

Greenville 

Chapel Hill 

Brevard 

Raleigh 

Kinston 

Smithfield 

Kinston 

Dunn 

Dunn 

Smithfield 

Dunn 

Sylva 

Fayetteville 

Fayetteville 

Greenville 

Greenville 

Belmont 

N. Wilkesboro 



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438. Horton, R. W 1915 Goldsboro 

439. House. Joseph 1910 Beaufort 

440. Houser, W. H 1935 Cherryville 

441. Howerton. J. L 1900 Greensboro 

442. Hoyle. M. H 1915 Cooleemee 

443. Hudson, J. P 1926 Mooresville 

444. Hufham, Walter 1916 Morehead City 

445. Hughes, J. R 1912 Madison 

446. Hunnicutt, F. J 1910 Durham 

447. Hunter, J. B 1910 Charlotte 

448. Huntley, W. A 1935 N. Wilkesboro 

449. Huss. K. W 1933 WinstonSalem 

450. Hutchins, J. A 1910 Winston-Salem 

I 

451. Ingle, C. E 1939 AsheviUe 

452. Ingram, L. M 1920 High Point 

453. Lsler, W. A. (col.) 1914 N. Y. C. N. Y. 

454. Lsler, J. H. (col.) 1928 Charlotte 

J 

455. Jackson, J. C 1928 Lumberton 

456. Jackson, Leonidas 1924 Erwin 

457. Jacocks, F. G 1899 Elizabeth City 

458. James, A. A 1909 Winston-Salem 

459. James, S. T. (col.) 1907 Durham 

460. James, 0. J. _ 1929 Hillsboro 

461. Jarrett, L. M ; 1910 Biltmore 

462. Jenkins, J. V 1905 Asheville 

463. Jenkins. Sam 1928 Walstonburg 

464. Jenkins, L. W 1908 Greensboro 

465. Jernigan. R. W 1914 Chapel Hill 

466. Jetton. W. A 1905 Davidson 

467. Johnson, G. P 1927 Jack.souville 

468. John.son, W. L 1924 Raleigh 

469. John.son. J. E., Jr 1924 Lumberton 

470. John.son, W. R 1920 Raleigh 

471. Johnson, J. H 1917 N. Wilkesboro 

472. Johnson, W. S 1933 Rocky Mount 

473. Johnson, A. S 1899 Smithfield 

474. Johnson, T. B 1936 Hickory 

475. Johnson. W. W 1936 Fuquay Springs 

476. Jones, G. H 1939 Zebulon 

477. Jones, H. E. (col.) 1904 Asheville 

478. Jones, W. H. (col.) 1929 Middletown.N.Y. 

479. Jones. Alpheus 1911 Warrenton 

480. Jones, J. Hunter 1913 Haw River 

481. Jordan. D. L 1921 Raleigh 

482. Joyner, J. D 1914 Gastonia 

K 

483. Kellam, R. A 1898 High Point 

484. Kelly. G. C 1926 Lillington 

485. Kendall, B. H 1900 Shelby 

486. Kerner, L. C 1902 Henderson 

487. Kerr, James 1909 High Point 

488. Kessler, M. M 1939 Charlotte 

489. Key, H. J 1938 Norfolk, Va. 

490. Kibler, R. E 1907 Morganton 

491. King, H. L 1902 Durham 

492. King, C. H 1904 I>urham 

493. King, J. R 1909 E. Durham 

494. King, B. F 1928 Hickory 

495. Kirby, K. A 1914 Raleigh 

496. Knight, C. V 1911 Wilson 



497. Knight, R. S., Jr 1924 Columbia 

498. Koonce, J. E 1907 Chadbourn 

499. Koonce. T. R.... 1915 Wilmington 

500. Koonts, A. A 1931 High Point 

501. Kritzer, E. L 1931 Albemarle 

502. Kunkle, A. B 1925 Conover 

L 

503. Lafferty, P. M 1908 Concord 

504. Lamm, L. M 1923 Mount Airy 

505. Lane. W. C 1911 Sanford 

506. Lane, W. A 1907 Winston-Salem 

507. Langdon, R. E 1923 Maxton 

508. Langdon, Roscoe 1936 Wilmington 

509. Lasley, M. 1 1916 Winston-Salem 

510. Layton, C. 1921 High Point 

511. Lazarus, Joseph 1928 Sanford 

512. Lea, V. D 1920 Durham 

513. Lea, L. J 1908 Laurinburg 

514. Leavister, T. 1905 Raleigh 

515. Le Boo. P. S. (col.) 1903 Wilmington 

516. Ledbetter, E. D 1917 Chapel Hill 

517. Lee, P. A 1903 Dunn 

518. Le Gette, J. S 1935 Asheville 

519. Leggett, W. A 1896 Edenton 

520. Le Mon, H. H. (col.) 1925 High Point 

521. Lever, T. H 1928 Charlotte 

522. Lewis, W. E 1907 Mt. Olive 

523. Lewis, H. R 1912 Asheville 

524. Lewis, W. C 1937 Mount Olive 

525. Libbons. T. A 1936 New Bern 

526. Link, F. P 1938 Reidsville 

527. Linn, T. L 1938 Landis 

528. Lisk, D. C 1909 Charlotte 

529. Lloyd, A. A 1940 Hillsboro 

530. Lloyd, T. P 1920 Chapel Hill 

531. Loftin, J. U 1909 Albemarle 

532. Lord, C. A 1909 Asheville 

533. Lorek, Leoi)old Andrew 1940 Rocky Mount 

534. Lovett, H. E 1935 Liberty 

535. Lowry, W. A 1919 Washington, D.C. 

536. Lunn, F. H 1912 Winston-Salem 

537. Lutterloh, I. H., M.D 1891 Sanford 

538. Lutz, II. C 1907 Hickory 

539. Lynch, W. F 1939 Durham 

540. Lynch, N. W 1904 McColl, S. C. 

541. Lyon. R. P 1907 Charlotte 

542. Lyon, J. F 1929 Durham 

543. Lyon. O. H 1912 Ayden 

544. Lyon, F.F 1914 0.\ford 

M 

545. Macon, A. B 1915 Mount Airy 

546. Malone, C. E 1912 Salisbury 

547. Maness, R. C 1932 Greensboro 

548. Markham, G. W 1928 Washington, D.C. 

549. Marsh, N. F 1906 Asheboro 

550. Marston, R. H 1913 Charlotte 

551. Martin, Dr. S. L 1892 Leaksville 

552. Martin, S. L., Jr 1915 Leaksville 

553. Martin. A. N 1920 Roanoke Rapids 

554. Mafhes. T. J 1912 Durham 

555. Matthews, J. 1 1937 Wallace 

556. Matthews, G. E 1900 Fayetteville 

557. Matthew.s, W. F 1910 Randleman 



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558. Matthews, W. F., Jr 1936 Columbia, S. C. 

559. Matthews, C. E., Jr 1907 Roanoke Rapids 

560. Matthews, W. McD 1927 Alexandria, Va. 

561. Mattocks, A. M 1910 Greensboro 

562. Mauney, W. McC 1925 Murphy 

563. May, T. H -1912 Pittsburgh, Pa. 

564. McAllister, H. C 1935 Chapel Hill 

565. McArthur, R. M 1908 Winston-Salem 

566. McBane, T. W 1916 Pittsboro 

567. McBane, J. O. D 1921 Pittsboro 

568. McBryde, R. V 1937 Fayetteville 

569. McCain, Rebekah M 1937 Kannapolis 

570. McCollum, N. H., Jr 1935 Spray 

571. McCombs, L. M 1932 Petersburg, Va. 

572. McCrimmon, D. D 1926 Hemp 

573. McCrummen, D. C 1925 Aberdeen 

574. McDaniel, P. L 1930 Washington, D.O. 

575. McDonald, A. H 1910 W. Durham 

576. McDonald, W. R., Jr 1924 Hickory 

577. McDowell. N. O 1921 Scotland Neck 

578. McDuffie, Roger A 1914 Greensboro 

579. McFalls, O. W 1939 Pomona 

580. McFalls. C. D 1940 Greensboro 

581. McFalls, S. W 1940 Greensboro 

582. McKay, D. McN 1895 Durham 

583. McKay, J. W 1914 Hazelwood 

584. McKeel, C. B 1889 Columbia 

585. McKenzie, L. McK 1915 Lumberton 

586. McKesson, L. W 1902 Statesville 

587. McKnight, L. E 1909 Fayetteville 

588. McLean, G. W 1937 Dunn 

589. McLelland, J. H 1909 Troutman 

590. McManus, M. T. Y 1911 Winston-Salem 

591. McMillan, B. F., Jr 1915 Lumberton 

592. McMinn, J. M 1881 Asheville 

593. McNair, R. T 1938 Rockingham 

594. McNair, W. R -.-1902 Henderson 

595. McNeely, M. C 1916 Greensboro 

596. McNeil, G. McK 1902 Rowland 

597. McNeill, A. D 1930 Norwood 

598. McNeill, G. R 1905 Whiteville 

599. McNeill, J. A 1940 W^iiteville 

600. McNeill, L. J 1934 Rutherfordton 

601. Mebane, W. M 1920 Wilmington 

€02. Melvin, P. J 1920 Roseboro 

603. Melvin, M. B 1924 Raleigh 

604. Merrill, E. E.... 1931 Southern Pines 

605. Merritt, N. H 1915 Durham 

606. Miles. M. C 1917 Henderson 

607. Miller, E. H 1898 Mooresville 

608. Miller, C. M 1916 Wallace 

609. Miller, P. W 1940 Salisbury 

610. Miller, W. W 1921 Kinston 

611. Millican, A. G 1916 Wilmington 

612. Millis, A. E 1937 Durham 

613. Mills, J. C 1921 Cliffside 

614. Mills, J. A 1915 Tabor City 

615. Minton, Solon Scott 1940 Enka 

616. Missildine, E. E 1900 Tryon 

€17. Mitchell, H. G 1913 Burlington 

618. Mitchell, C. P 1915 Orangeburg, S. C. 

€19. Mitchell, F. T 1926 Fairmont 

620. Mitchell, J. D 1936 Kannapolis 

€21. Mitchener, J. A 1897 Edenton 

622. Mitchener, J. A., Jr 1937 Edenton 

€23. Mitchener, Mary N 1936 Edenton 



624. Moir, A. L 1916 Loris, S. C. 

625. Montague, G. W 1903 Durham 

626. Moore, E. E 1922 Granite Falls 

627. Moore, T. J 1926 Wilson 

628. Moore, A. R 1920 Wilson 

629. Moore, H. P 1927 Charlotte 

630. Moore, B. C 1897 Rocky Mount 

631. Moore, J. P 1911 Goldsboro 

632. Moore, M. A 1926 Tarboro 

633. Moose, H. A 1928 Mount Pleasant 

634. Moose, G. K 1914 Boone 

635. Morgan, R. S 1908 Spruce Pine 

636. Morris, A. F 1938 Troy 

637. Morrison, M. S 1906 Wilson 

638. Morrow, W. E. (col.) 1924 Greensboro 

639. Morton, J. X., M.D 1909 Faison 

640. Moss, F. M 1933 Cramerton 

641. Mull, J. E 1918 Winston-Salem 

642. Mullen, L. S 1912 Asheville 

643. Munday, C. C 1913 Taylorsville 

644. Mundy, J. C 1921 Salisbury 

645. Murchison, E. E 1912 Rocky Mount 

646. Murphrey, L. W 1913 Rocky Mount 

647. Murphy, C. L 1917 Salisbury 

648. Murphy, J. C 1911 Waynesville 

649. Murr, G. F 1930 Thomasville 

650. Murrell, H. F 1936 Southern Pines 

N 

651. Nance, J. S 1922 Charlotte 

652. Neal, C. L 1934 N. Phila., Pa. 

653. Neil, J. W. (Ass't) 1937 Shelby 

654. Nelson, J. B 1929 Albemarle 

655. Nelson, S. G., 1920 Beaufort 

656. Neville, Augustus, Jr 1928 Goldsboro 

657. Newsome, H. 1917 Winston-Salem 

658. Nicholson, A. T 1904 Tarboro 

659. Nicholson, M. A. 1910 Troy 

660. Nicholson, E. N 1932 Murfreesboro 

661. Norman, Dr. J. S 1903 Hickory 

662. Nottingham, G. S 1901 Norfolk, Va. 

663. Nowell, Edwin 1906 Asheville 

664. Nowell, W. R 1910 Wendell 

O 

665. Oakley, 0. H 1928 Roxboro 

666. Gates, C. C, Jr 1938 Hendersonville 

667. O'Daniel, J. S 1939 Lenoir 

668. O'Hanlon, E. W 1891 Winston-Salem 

669. O'Neal, W. P 1926 Belhaven 

670. Overman, H. S 1907 Elizabeth City 

P 

671. Page, B. F 1901 Raleigh 

672. Page, C. E., Jr 1938 Henderson 

673. Palmer, A. W 1924 Sanford 

674. Parker, R. S 1906 Murphy 

675. Parker, W. W., Jr 1923 Henderson 

676. Parker, N. M. (col.) .1929 Jacksonville 

677. Parker, R. H 1905 Durham 

678. Parks, W. A 1938 Fort Mills 

679. Parrish, L. F 1931 Wilson 

680. Patterson, W. D 1901 Kernersville 

681. Peace, J. H 1936 AsheviUe 

682. Peacock, M. A 1909 Bi;nson 



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683. Pearson. M. E. (col.) 1911 Durham 

684. Perry, E. B 1901 Littleton 

685. Perry, W. M 1902 Elizabeth City 

686. Perry, H. H. (col.) 1894 Fayetteville 

687. Perry, W. B. (col.) 1931 Burlington 

688. Perry, D. L. (col.) 1912 Fayetteville 

689. Person, T. E., M.D 1906 Stantonsburg 

690. Petrea, F. S 1920 Greensboro 

691. Phifer, B. R 1928 Monroe 

692. Phillips, J. E 1934 High Point 

693. Phillips, M. B 1920 Albemarle 

694. Phillips, O. J 1938 Albemarle 

695. Phillips. W. P 1926 Morganton 

696. PickeLsimer, J. B 1908 Brevard 

697. Pierce, J. S 1920 Rocky Mount 

698. Pigott, D. S 1926 New Bern 

699. Pike, J. W., Jr 1939 Concord 

700. Pike, J. M _1940 Concord 

701. Pike, Miss Mary Nancy 1936 Concord 

702. Pilkington, G. R _..1897 Pittsboro 

703. Pilkington, E. L .....1939 Pine Level 

704. Pinnix, W. M 1907 New Bern 

705. Pinnix, J. M 1904 Kernersville 

706. Pleasants, P. R 1896 Loui.sburg 

707. Plemmons, D. A 1940 Asheville 

708. Polk, J. B 1910 Salisbury 

709. Poole, L. B 1924 Thomasville 

710. Porter, C. D 1915 Concord 

711. Porter, Ernest 1912 Concord 

712. Powell, J. C 1915 Winston-Salem 

713. Powers, L. B 1908 Raleigh 

714. Pressly, C. P - 1939 Charlotte 

715. Price, H. G 1938 Raleigh 

716. Price, S. H 1920 Mooresville 

717. Pritchard, J. M 1918 Chapel Hill 

718. Proctor, W. V 1940 Durham 

719. Puckett, U. S 1935 Stovall 

720. Pugh, E. S 1922 Windsor 

721. Purcell, S. M 1900 Sali.'^bury 

722. Purcell, D. C _ 1936 Salisbury 

723. Purcell. S. M., .Jr 1940 Salisbury 

Q 

724. Quinn, F. D 1908 Shelby 

R 

725. Raker, W. G 1926 Belmont 

726. Rand, T. R., Jr 1940 Raleigh 

727. Rankin, W. B 1939 Boone 

728. Ratley, W. A 1931 Goldsboro 

729. Ray, E. L 1916 Asheboro 

730. Ray, Fred'k, Jr 1932 Sanford 

731. Reaves, L. E 1897 Raeford 

732. Reaves, L. E., Jr 1930 Fayetteville 

733. Reaves, H. C 1936 Raeford 

734. Reeves, Jefferson 192 3 Waynesville 

735. Register, M. 1932 Clinton 

736. Reid, S. H 1916 Washington 

737. Reins, C. C 1912 Winston-Salem 

738. Rhineheardt, O. B 1912 Asheville 

739. Rhodes, J. F _...1939 Charlotte 

740. Rhodes, Cader 1911 Raleigh 

741. Rhyne, W. F 1909 Gastonia 

742. Rice, L. D 1925 Maxton 

743. Richardson, W. R 1931 Boone 



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Richardson, O. K 1930 

Richardson, L. W 1907 

Ridenhour, D. G 1912 

Riggan, R. D 1907 

Rigsbee, E. L 1939 

Rimmer, E. F 1912 

Rimmer, R. M -1921 

Rimmer, Helen Bell 1940 

Ring, C. A 1905 

Ring, L. B 1904 

Ring, C. A., Jr 1928 

Rittenburg, R. S 1932 

Rives, H. L 1915 

Roberson, Culas 1929 

Roberts, Herschel 1918 

Robertson, E. Guy 1910 

Robinson, Carlton 1934 

Robinson, G. C 1906 

Robinson, J. L 1907 

Robinson, D. P 1936 

Robin.son, T. R., Jr 1938 

Rogers, Marie 1932 

Rogers, R. P 1912 

Rose, I. W 1906 

Ro.senbaum, C. D 1915 

Rouse, L. L 1935 

Roycroft, W. R 1925 

Rudisill, J. S 1908 

Russell, J. M., Jr 1939 

Russell, Thomas Wayne 1940 

S 

Salley, W, M 1910 

Sailing, A. T 1910 

Saunders, A. J 1912 

Sanford, R. D 1916 

Sappenfield, W. A 1908 

Sauls, M. M 1903 

Savage, M. C 1940 

Scoggin, L. E 1905 

Scoggin, L. E., Jr 1931 

Scruggs, B. P 1916 

Sedberry, H. S 1892 

Sedberry, H. B 1904 

Selden, J. S 1928 

Senter, P. L 1921 

Senter, L. M 1940 

Sewell, G. L 1926 

Shade, I. A. (col.) 1906 

Shaw, R. S 1917 

Shell, J. E 1896 

Shelton, C. F 1905 

Sheppard, J. W 1896 

Shook, Eulon 1918 

Shore. M. L 1902 

Shuford, L. D 1924 

Simmons, W. C 1939 

Simmons, H. R 1931 

Singletary, F. B 1914 

Singletary, W. 1901 

Sisk, C. J 1924 

Sisk, C.T., M.D 1902 

Sitison, J. A 1927 

Sloan, W. L 1939 

Sloop, L. L 1901 

Sloop, M. B 1928 



Elk in 
Goldsboro 
Mt. Gilead 
Raleigh 
Durham 
Charlotte 
Franklin 
Charlotte 
High Point 
Black Mountain 
High Point 
Charlotte 
Bethel 
Spray 

Weaverville 
Huntington.W.Va. 
Winston-Salem 
Richmond, Va. 
Belmont 
Henderson 
Goldsboro 
Chicago, III. 
Durham 
Chapel Hill 
Tarboro 
Fayetteville 
Coats 

Forest City 
Canton 
High Point 



Asheville 

Wilmington 

McAdenville 

Charlotte 

Concord 

Ayden 

Roanoke Rapid* 

Louisburg 

Louisburg 

Rutherfordton 

Rocky Mount 

Elizabeth City 

Weldon 

Carrboro 

Carrboro 

Kinst^)n 

Wilson 

Scotland Neck 

Lenoir 

Fairmont 

Charlotte 

Hickory 

Apex 

Kings Mountain 

Hickory 

Lumberton 

Greensboro 

Winston-Salem 

Bryson City 

Bryson City 

Mount Airy 

Graham 

Spencer 

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808. Smith, F. L 1917 WinstouSaleni 

809. Smith, F. T 1887 Franklin 

810. Smith, C. H 1899 Charlotte 

811. Smith, H. E 1938 Conover 

812. Smith, T. E 1928 Goldsboro 

813. Smith, Leon 1912 Kannapolis 

814. Smith, W. 1908 Arlington, Va. 

815. Smith, O. W 1937 Pilot Mountain 

816. Smith, W. J 1937 Chapel Hill 

817. Smith, Leon Wriston 1940 Kannapolis 

818. Sparks, J. E 1926 Pinetops 

819. Stamps, J. N 1929 High Point 

820. Stainback, T. E 1914 Henderson 

821. Stanback, T. M 1905 Spencer 

822. Staneil, J. H 1912 Raleigh 

823. Stanley, V. E 1934 Charlotte 

824. Stephens, J. L., M.D. (col.).. 1915 Cleveland, Ohio 

825. Stephenson, E. V 1938 Madison 

826. Stevens, Mac Watson... 1940 Lillington 

827. Stevenson, J. T 1917 Elizabeth City 

828. Stewart, W. M 1903 Charlotte 

829. Stimson, J. H 1910 Statesville 

830. Stone, B. F 1929 Elizabethtowu 

831. Stone, E. V 1932 Mount Holly 

832. Stone, W. L 1922 Franklinton 

833. Stowe, L. H 1908 Charlotte 

834. Stowe, H. R 1910 Charlotte 

835. Stowe, C. D 1917 Asheville 

836. Streetman, J. W 1894 Marion 

837. Strickland, C. B 1932 Fayetteville 

838. Strowd, Dortch 1929 Kinston 

839. Suggs, R. B —.1905 Belmont 

840. Sullivan, L. S 1928 Winston-Salem 

841. Summey, P. B 1917 Mount Holly 

842. Summey, K. N 1910 Mount Holly 

843. Sumney, Ptolemy 1903 Dallas 

844. Suominen, M. M 1939 Johnson City, Tenn. 

845. Suttle, J. A 1906 Shelby 

846. Suttlemyre, 0. P 1935 Charlotte 

847. Suttlemyre, P. J 1914 Hickory 

848. Sutton, J. L 1914 Chapel Hill 

849. Swaney, C. A 1924 Winston-Salem 

850. Swaringen, DeWitt C 1897 China Grove 

851. SwindeU, E. S 1911 Durham 

852. Sykes, R. J 1907 Greensboro 

T 

853. Tally, H. A 1905 Wilmington 

854. Tarkenton, E. L 1901 Wilson 

855. Tart, D. W... 1906 Roseboro 

856. Tate, D. O 1935 Albemarle 

857. Tate, E. H 1925 Lenoir 

858. Tatum, J. M 1928 Asheville 

859. Taylor, C. A 1908 Washington, N. C. 

860. Taylor, D. G 1910 Spray 

861. Taylor, W. P 1912 Roanoke Rapids 

862. Taylor, J. C 1917 Durham 

863. Taylor, L. B 1928 Conway 

864. Taylor, N. T 1936 Raleigh 

865. Taylor, H. T 1937 Tarboro 

866. Templeton, G. S ..1926 Mooresville 

867. Tennant, W. D., Jr 1926 Charlotte 

868. Thomas, J. 1 1939 Smithiield 

869. Thomas, W. G., Jr 1911 Varina 

870. Thomas, E. E 1913 Ro.xboro 



871. Thomas, E. R 1902 Erwin 

872. Thomas, P. L 1931 Ro.xboro 

873. Thompson, A. J 1902 Badin 

874. TTiompson, J. L 1925 Reidsville 

875. Thompson, Paul H 1924 Fairmont 

876. Thornton, W. H 1914 Newton 

877. Thornton, G. P 1939 Goldsboro 

878. Tilley, J. E 1923 Winston-Salem 

879. Tingen, W. Z 1917 Charlotte 

880. Toms, B. C ; 1911 Salisbury 

881. Townsend, J. H 1910 Red Springs 

882. Townsend, E. F 1900 Red Springs 

883. Trent, J. A 1913 Danville, Va. 

884. Tripp, G. 1923 Raleigh 

885. Trotter, J. R .1906 Salisbury 

886. Tucker, W. M 1899 High Point 

887. Tunstall, J. P 1939 Washington 

888. Turlington, J. E 1915 Lumberton 

889. Turnmire, A. P 1921 Mount Airy 

890. Tuttle, B. M 1916 Angier 

891. Tyson, J. W 1937 Asheboro 

892. Tyson, W. B 1938 Rocky Mount 

U 

893. Umstead, O. L 1931 Wilmington 

894. Upchurch, M. T 1934 Smithfield 

895. Usher, J. T 1931 Greensboro 

V 

896. Varner, S. E., Jr 1940 Brevard 

897. Vinson, E. L 1908 Halifax 

898. Vinson, J. T 1914 Goldsboro 

W 

899. Walker, A. DuV... 1925 Wilmington 

900. Walker, H. W 1923 Norlina 

901. Walker, H. L 1929 Summerfield 

902. Wallace, A. C _...1924 Star 

903. Walters, A. K 1940 Burlington 

904. Walton, R. C 1916 Raleigh 

905. Ward, E. H _ 1914 Tarboro 

906. Ward, W. A 1924 Swannanoa 

907. Ward, B. R 1931 Goldsboro 

908. Warlick, Dr. E. S 1889 Asheville 

909. Warren, L. A 1917 Garland 

910. Warren, L. A., Jr 1939 Wilmington 

911. Warren, B. S 1908 Greenville 

912. Warren, J. C 1915 Benson 

913. Warren, B. G 1926 Charlotte 

914. Waters, G. W., Jr 1910 Goldsboro 

915. Waters, P. V 1939 Mooresville 

916. Watkins, W. 1905 Rutherfordton 

917. Watson, H. P., Jr 1912 Winston-Salem 

918. Watson, Richard 1924 Hendersonville 

919. Watson, J. W 1938 Wilmington 

920. Watson, R. N.. 1938 Jonesboro 

921. Way, J. A., Jr 1938 Concord 

922. Webb, Paul 1898 Shelby 

923. Webb, C. 1 1903 Charlotte 

924. Webb, E. L 1907 Thomasville 

925. Webb, T. P., Jr 1932 Shelby 

92 6. Welborne, W. F 1902 Le.xington 

927. Welch, W. D., Jr 1930 Washington 

928. Welfare, S. E 1905 Wmston-Salem 



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929. Wells. V. D 1939 Raleigh 

930. Wells, R. R 193-1 Shelby 

931. West. J. F 1915 Winston-Salem 

932. West, W. L 1925 Roseboro 

933. Wharton. L. A 1909 Gibsonville 

934. Wheeler, C. R 1919 Winston-Salem 

935. Wheless, J. M 1901 Farmville 

936. Wheless, J. M., Jr 1934 Farmville 

937. White, O. B 1928 Henderson 

938. White, D. F. 1928 Mebane 

939. White, H. G 1903 Elm City 

940. WTiite, W. R 1910 Warrenton 

941. White, G. S 1910 Lexington 

942. White, E. S 1921 Burlington 

943. White, J. E _ 1913 Raleigh 

944. White, J. 1 1917 Burlington 

945. White, J. J 1928 Henderson 

946. White, J. S..— 1921 Mebane 

947. Whitehead, C. R 1924 Ramseur 

948. Whitehead, J. D., Jr 1912 Enfield 

949. Whiteley. R. S 1934 Greensboro 

950. Whiteley, I. C 1938 Morganton 

951. Whitley. J. R 1916 Mars Hill 

952. Whitley, H. E 1930 Concord 

953. Whitley, W. Y _ 1939 Fremont 

954. Wiggins, W. W 1916 Raleigh 

955. Wilkerson, I. 1911 Greensboro 

956. Wilkins, W. R 1904 Mocksville 

957. Williams, M. P 1902 Charlotte 

958. Williams, S. W 1898 Raleigh 

959. Williams, A. H. A 1910 0.\ford 

960. Williams, M. V. B 1916 Winston-Salem 

961. Williams, J. C 1921 Bessemer City 

962. Williamson, C. M 1926 Laurinburg 

963. Williamson, J. W 1921 Salisbury 

964. Willis, Beatrice Averitt 1922 Fayetteville 

965. Willis, R. M 1922 Southport 

966. Wilson, W. A 1930 Belton, S. C. 

967. Wilson, T. V 1924 Hendersonville 

968. Wilson, T. H 1909 Cramerton 

969. Wilson, W. B 1912 Hendersonville 

970. Wilson, L. R 1916 Lowell 

971. Wilson, G. S 1921 Belmont 

972. Wimberley. R. E. (col.) 1920 Raleigh 

973. Winders, H. M 1925 Farmville 

974. Wohlford, H. W 1910 Charlotte 

975. Wolfe, W. S 1913 Mount Airy 

976. Wolfe. J. C 1905 Hickory 

977. Womble, D.J 1924 Raleigh 

978. Womble, L. N., Jr 1936 Rocky Mount 

079. Wood, E. H 1905 New Bern 

980. Woodard, E. V 1914 Selma 

981. Woodard, B. P 1939 Fayetteville 

982. Woolard, E. W 1915 Henderson 

983. Wootten, G. R 1896 Hickory 

984. Wooten, J. W. F 1926 Fayetteville 

985. Worthington, E. C 1917 Washington 

986. Worthy, F. S 1905 Washington 

987. Wrike, W. C... 1921 Graham 

988. Wynne, W. M. (col.) 1930 Warrenton 

Y 

989. Yancey, D. C. (col.) 1926 Wilson 

990. Yancey, L. A. (col.) 1908 Charlotte 

991. Yates, C. L 1909 Charlotte 



992. Yoder, C. R 1908 Xewton 

993. Young. C. T 19(i5 Greenville 

Z 

994. Zoeller, E. V 1881 Tarboro 

995. Zuckerman, I. L 1940 Greensboro 

Pharmacists Registered ty Reciprocity 

June 1, 1941 

A 

996. Adair. W. H 1924 Ro.xboro 

From Alabama 

997. Airheart, W. T 1934 Concord 

From Georgia 

998. Allen, W. D 1936 Old Fort 

From Virginia 

999. Allison, J. B 1930 Westminster, S. C. 

From South Carolina 

1000. Alston, M. J. (col.) 1923 Sanford 

From Tennessee 

1001. Andes, G. E 1928 Wadesboro 

From Virginia 

1002. Artice, A. R. (col.) 1928 Raleigh 

From Pennsylvania 

B 

1003. Berry, L. B 1933 Winston-Salem 

From Oklahoma (Re-reg.) 

1004. Bigham, R. H 1935 Lexington 

From South Carolina 

1005. Bissette, P. B 1923 Wilson 

From Virginia 

1006. Black, O. R 1927 Bessemer City 

From Arizona 

1007. Blackman, B. L 1925 Statesville 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

1008. Fobst, H. R 1930 Brevard 

From New Jersey (Re-reg.) 

11)09. Bolinger, C. E 1927 Asheville 

From Georgia 

1010. Booth, G. I) 1936 Durham 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

1011. Bradford, C, H 1936 Greensboro 

From South Carolina 

1012. Brison, J. E 1933 Gastonia 

From South Carolina 

1013. Bullock. Clifton 1935 Avondale 

From Connecticut 

1014. Burlage, H. M 1937 Chapel Hill 

From Washington 

1(115. Burrus, S. B 1923 Canton 

From Georgia 

1016. Butler, A. E 1936 Raleigh 

From South Carolina 

C 

1017. Cagle, C. V 1924 Greensboro 

From Georgia 

1018. Cain, C. M 1929 Caroleen 

From South Carolina 

1019. Caldwell, P. L 1925 Wilmington 

From Georgia 



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1020. Callahan, E. F 1919 Hillsboro 

From South Carolina 

1021. Cameron, W. L 1933 Raeford 

From South Carolina 

1022. Chandler, E. O 1930 Leaksville 

From Virginia 

1023. Civil, J. K 1935 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 

1024. Clark, Dr. R. W 1937 Rahway, N. J. 

From Wisconsin 

1025. Cole, T. R 1924 Pinehurst 

From Georgia 

1026. Comar, W. A 1928 Laurinburg 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

1027. Cook, D. B. (col.) 1919 Weldon 

From Tennessee 

1028. Cooley, F. R 1938 Raleigh 

From Georgia 

1029. Cornelius, R. E 1932 Charlotte 

From Ohio (Re-reg.) 

1030. Cousins, W. G 1924 Charlotte 

From Pennsylvania 

1031. Cox. R. O 1923 Detroit, Mich. 

From Michigan 

1032. Crabtree, W. A 1923 Sanford 

From Georgia 

1033. Cromley, R. I I937 Raleigh 

From Georgia 

D 

1034. Dalman, G. C-Y 1940 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 

1035. Davis, C. E., Jr 1939 Asheville 

From South Carolina 

1036. Day. L. G I930 Spruce Pine 

From South Carolina 

1037. Dennis, C. M 1928 Shelby 

From South Carolina 

1038. Dodd, C. N 1932 Raleigh 

From Virginia (Re-reg.) 

1039. Dosher, G. R I935 Southport 

From Massachusetts 

1040. Driggers, Earle..... 1927 Winston-Salem 

From Georgia 

E 

1041. Eadie, E. B 1938 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 

1042. Early, A. J 1939 Robersonville 

From Virginia 

1043. Easley, W. V. (col.) 1935 Whiteville 

From District of Columbia 

1044. Edmonds, M. M 1940 Charlotte 

From Missouri 

1045. Elson, J. R I929 Enka 

From West Virginia 

1046. Evans, W. B 1923 Enka 

From Texas 



1047. Feagin, E. L 1923 Hendersonville 

From Alabama 

1048. Fearrington, T. B 1924 Hickory 

From Mississippi (Re-reg.) 

1049. Pixel, L. G 1938 Greensboro 

From Virginia 



1050. Fulmer, P. A 1940 Hendersonville 

From South Carolina 

G 

1051. Gilbert, W. B 1921 Raleigh 

From Georgia 

1052. Gillikin, C. E 1931 Kenly 

From South Carolina 

1053. Glenn, A. L : 1922 Derita 

From Alabama 

1054. Gooden, D. T 1926 Grottoes, Va. 

From Virginia 

1055. Griffin, Octavus 1926 Roanoke Rapids 

From Virginia 

H 

1056. Hall, H. B. (col.) 1932 Winston-Salem 

From Alabama 

1057. Ham, T. J., Jr 1922 Yanceyville 

From Virginia 

1058. Hamlin, J. T. (col.) 1922 Raleigh 

From West Virginia 

1059. Hammond, H. A 1937 High Point 

From South Carolina 

1060. Harden, Wilkins 1936 Raleigh 

Prom Arkansas 

1061. Hardwicke, St. J. H 1923 Wake Forest 

From South Carolina 

1062. Henriksen, H. E 1939 Millan, Ga. 

From South Carolina 

1063. Herndon, H. H 1940 Charlotte 

Prom Georgia 

1064. Hertzog, C. W 1935 Durham 

From South Carolina 

1065. Holland, R. F 1919 Charlotte 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

1066. Holroy, R. McT 1927 Whiteville 

From West Virginia 

1067. Hooper, J. L 1941 Hayesville 

From Georgia 

1068. Horn, Joseph 1939 Winston-Salem 

From Ohio 

1069. Hough, J. T 1923 Davidson 

From South Carolina 

1070. Hubbard, Estill 1938 Hendersonville 

From Kentucky 



1071. Irvin, O. L 1924 Concord 

From Georgia 



1072. Jackson, 0. J. (col.) 1930 Goldsboro 

From Tennessee 

1073. Jenkins, W. 1 1931 Biscoe 

From Virginia (Re-reg.) 

1074. Johnson, R. J 1924 Asheville 

From South Carolina 

1075. Johnson, O. L 1935 Charlotte 

From Maryland 

1076. Johnson, L. 1926 Florence, S. C. 

From South Carolina 

1077. Joiner, L. B 1920 Salisbury 

From South Carolina 



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1078. Joiner, A. E 1923 High Point 

From Georgia 

1079. Jones, J. L 1922 Canton 

From Georgia 

1080. Jones, Dolan 1925 Monroe 

From Georgia 

1081. Jones. M. L 1937 Asheville 

From Tennessee 



1082. Keenum, R. F 1919 Kings Mountain 

From Tennessee 

1083. King, C. D 1940 Charleston, S. C. 

From Georgia 

1084. King, W. M. (col.) 1919 Winston-Salem 

From South Carolina 

1085. Kirkpatrick, G. L 1927 Black Mountain 

From South Carolina 

1086. Kraus. Emma Myrtle 1940 Charlotte 

From Virginia 



1108. Mock. O. H 1939 WaynesviUe 

From Tennessee 

1109. Mooneyham, A. 1919 Asheville 

From Alabama (Re-reg.) 

1110. Mooneyham, 0. J 1928 Avontlale 

From Georgia 

1111. Moore, A. L 1927 Asheville 

From Georgia 

1112. Moore, T. E .1936 Norfolk, Va. 

From Virginia 

1113. Moose, W. L 1926 Hendersonville 

From Maryland 

N 

1114. Neal, F. F 1938 Ahoskie 

From Ohio 

1115. Noell, R. J 1938 Asheville 

From Georgia 

1116. Norman. J. P 1924 Greensboro 

From Virginia (Re-reg.) 



1087. Lamar, W. L., Jr 1923 Albemarle 

From Alabama 

1088. Lamar, W. M 1939 Fayetteville 

From Alabama 

1089. Lasley, C. G 1934 Winston-Salem 

From Pennsylvania 

1090. Laughlin, D. A 1939 Carmichaels, Pa. 

From Pennsylvania 

1091. Ledford, J. E 1940 Bradford, Va. 

From Georgia 

1092. Lewis, B. B 1941 Lincolnton 

From Ohio 

M 

1093. Matthews. G. W .1920 Asheville 

From South Carolina 

1094. McBride, T. L 1919 Marshville 

From Pennsylvania 

1095. McDiarmid, D. P 1940 Black Mountain 

From Alabama 

1096. McDonald. H. C 1939 Brevard 

From South Carolina 

1097. McGahee, G. L 1922 Asheville 

From Georgia 

1098. McGhee, G. L 1922 Charlotte 

From Georgia (Re-reg.) 

1099. McLean, E. J 1934 Durham 

From Georgia 

1100. McMillan, C. C 1934 Asheville 

From Alabama 

1101. Medford, DeV. K 1926 Clyde 

From Oklahoma 

1102. Merriman, W. D 1928 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 

1103. Miller, A. J 1925 Hendersonville 

From Michigan 

1104. Miller, R. E 1935 Whiteville 

From South Carolina 

1105. Miller, L. D 1939 Winston-Siilnni 

From Indiana 

1106. Mills, R. S., Jr 1921 Draper 

From Tennessee 

1107. Mitchell, C. E 1934 Highlands 

From South Carolina 



1117. O'Brien, J. 1 1918 Pinehurst 

From Massachusetts 

1118. Oliver, E. W 1933 Greensboro 

From Alabama 

1119. Oliver. P. M., Jr 1936 High Point 

From South Carolina 

1120. Owen. F. R 1935 Tryon 

From Georgia 



1121. Peters, D. B 1940 Raleigh 

From District of Columbia 

1122. Pope. A. R 1931 Black Mountain 

From Georgia (Re-reg.) 

1123. Porter, J. D 1931 Franklin 

From Georgia 

1124. Powers, C. D 1930 Burlington 

From Pennsylvania 

1125. Prince, R. M 1929 Charlotte 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

R 

1126. Reamer, I. T 1931 Durliaiii 

From Maryland 

1127. Rigby. J. N 1928 Ahoskie 

From South Carolina 

1128. Robinson. H. H 1924 Kliznbctlitown 

From Virginia (Re-reg.) 

1129. Rollins, E. W 1935 Winston-Salem 

From South Carolina 



1130. Sanders, C. A 1937 Timmonsville, 

From South Carolina S. C. 

1131. Sai)penfield, J. A 1924 Kannapolis 

From Georgia 

1132. Saunders, L. S 1926 Wilmington 

From Virginia 

1133. Savage. Robert 1928 Pilot Mountain 

From Maryland 

1134. Sawyer, K. B 1925 High Point 

From Colorado 



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1135. Saxon, H. A 1930 Yonkers. N. Y. 

From Georgia 

1136. Scruggs, R. G .....1919 A.sheville 

From Georgia 

1137. Sheider, G. A 1918 We..t A.sheville 

From Georgia 

1138. Slierard, J. F 1920 Burlington 

From South Carolina 

1139. Sherrod, W. 1 1936 Miami Beach, 

From Tenne.ssee Pla 

1140. Shigley, H. H 1934 Asheville 

From Ohio 

1141. Skinner, F. L 1941 Marshall 

From Virginia 

1142. Sloan, R. R I927 Rutheriordton 

From Virginia 

1143. Smith. J. M 1925 Spartanbur. 

From Wisconsin S C 

1144. Smith, V. F 1929 Greensboro 

From Missouri 

1145. Smith, J. P. F 1923 West End 

From South Carolina 

1146. Snypes, C. D 1903 Charlotte 

From Georgia (Re-reg.) 

1147. Sparkman, D. D., Jr 1931 War.saw 

From Virginia 

1148. Spencer, B. W., Jr 1932 Durham 

From South Carolina 

1149. Spencer, R. B 1932 Raleigh 

From Virginia 

1150. Stacy, L. B „....1928 Gastonia 

From Georgia 

1151. Stone, B. M 1936 Charlotte 

From Florida 

1152. Sullivan, H. M ...1940 Wayne.sville 

From South Carolina 

1153. Summerlin. A. R 192.5 Laurinburg 

From South Carolina 



1154. Tainter, D. W I931 Marion 

From Tennessee 

1155. Taylor, H. R. (col.) 1938 Tarboro 

From Tennessee 

1156. Thomas, F. E 1938 Charlotte 

From Alabama 

1157. Thompson, J. V 1924 Ea.st Flat Rock 

From South Carolina 

1158. Thompson, G. Miller 1933 Rockv Mount 

From Oklahoma 

1159. Threatt, J. B I922 Durham 

From Georgia 

1160. Tolson, J. G., Jr 1927 Hender.son 

From South Carolina 

1161. Toms, E. R 1919 Wilmington 

From Georgia 



1162. Vaughan, A. M 1926 Petersburg, Va. 

From Missouri 

W 

1163. Walters, J. E 1928 Belmont 

From South Carolina (Re-reg.) 

1164. Watkins, F. D 1925 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 



1165. Web.ster, M. B 1941 Tabor City 

From South Carolina 

1166. White, H. W 1925 Fayetteville 

From South Carolina 

1167. White, W. G 1924 Charlotte 

From South Carolina 

1168. Whitehead, T. E 1930 Charlotte 

From Georgia 

1169. Williams, L. L 1920 Morven 

From Georgia . 

1170. Williston, F. D. (col.) 1927 Fayetteville 

From Tennessee (Re-reg.) 

1171. White, R. L 1929 Asheboro 

From South Carolina 

1172. Wilson, C. A 1922 Monroe 

From Virginia 

1173. Wilson, E. C 1919 Burlington 

From Virginia 

1174. Woodward, G. B 1936 Erwin, Tenn. 

From Tennessee 



1175. Yearwood, J. C 1938 Charlotte 

From Illinois 

1176. Young, T. F 1938 Blowing Rock 

From Arkansas 

Registered Assistant Pharmacists 

June 1, 1941 

1. Adams, L. T 1934 Winston-Salem 

2. Adkinson, N. F. 1932 Forest City 

3. Badgett, E. W.... 1935 Mount Airy 

4. Barefoot, E. G 1930 Canton 

5. Bass, J. A 1932 Wilson 

6. Birkitt, S. P _ 1931 Charlotte 

7. Brame, P. J 1932 No. Wilkesboro 

8. Branch. B. C 1928 Rocky Mount 

9. Brooks, C. M ..1931 Monroe 

10. Brown, H. S 1932 Goldsboro 

11. Bryant. Miss Nan 1938 Tarboro 

12. Carrigan. J. F 1930 Granite Falls 

13. Chadwick, S. T 1933 Kinston 

14. Cloer, P. L 1935 Lenoir 

15. Dillinger, H. M 1931 Mount Holly 

16. Eatman, G. A 1933 Wilson 

17. EUer, R. C 1932 Belmont 

18. Griffin, T. W 1930 Statesville 

19. Gwynn, A. A 1938 Leaksville 

20. Hales, C. W 1931 Seaboard 

21. Harrison, J. W. 1936 Asheville 

22. Harrison, Melrose 1932 Charlotte 

23. Heslep, F. W 1923 Beaufort 

24. Holland. L. L 1936 Albemarle 

25. Humphries, A. T 1934 Charlotte 

26. Huntley, C. 1934 Lenoir 

27. Kemp, A. T 1933 Burlington 

28. King, R. G 1933 New Bern 

29. Maus, F. B 1928 Greensboro 

30. McOonnell, Miss Ethel 1926 Newton 

31. Moore, H. W.... 1933 Lexington 

32. Moose, H. F 1934 Albemarle 

33. Musgrove, W. M 1934 Catawba 

34. O'Brien, C. C 1936 Greensboro 

35. Owens, T. 1 1938 Tarboro 



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36. Perry. X. B H)35 Charlotte 

37. Porter. J. N 1933 Huntersville 

38. Russell, L. D 1930 Greensboro 

39. Stiles. M. 1932 Mooresville 

40. Wade. C. E 1935 Colerain 

List of Registered Practicing Physicians 

LIVIXG IX TOWNS OP NOT MORE THAN 500 
INHABITANTS TO WHOM PERMITS TO 
CONDUCT DRUG STORES HAVE BEEN 
GRANTED JUNE 1, 1941. 

1. Griffis, .J. W. 

Denton Davidson County 

3. Martin, J. H. 

Red Oak Nash County 

4. Timberlake, C. V. 

Youngville Franklin County 

0. Baynes, R. H. 

Hurdle Mills Person County 

7. Patterson, J. H. 

Broadway Lee County 

9. McKay, J. F. 

Buies Creek Harnett County 

11. Smith, A. J. 

Black Creek Wilson County 

12. Lackly, W. J. 

Fallston Cleveland County 

16. Helsabeck, C. J. 

Walnut Cove Stokes County 

17. Reed, D. H. 

Wagram Scotland County 

18. Hutchinson, S. S. 

Bladenboro Bladen County 

21. Gouge, A. E. 

Bakersville Mitchell County 

22. Royal. D. M. 

Salemburg Sampson County 

23. Lancaster, R. M. 

Rural Hall Forsyth County 

24. Parker, J. W., Jr. 

Seaboard Northamjiton County 

27. Reid. T. N. 

Matthews Mecklenburg County 

29. Powell, E. C. 

Middlesex Nash County 

30. Stone, G. E. 

King Stokes County 

34. Lubchenko, N. E. 

Harrisburg Cabarrus County 

35. Rose, J. W. 

Pikeville Wayne County 

39. Gooding, G. V. 

Kenansville Duplin County 

40. Robert.son, W. D. 

Burnsville Yancey County 

41. Tucker, E. V. 

Grifton Pitt County 

42. Clark, DeW. D. 

Clarkton Bladen County 

44. Hinnant-Wilford 

Micro Johnston County 

45. Cheves, W. G. 

Bunn Franklin County 



47. Stone, W. M. 

Dobson Surry Count>* 

48. Thompson, Joseph 

Creedmoor Granville County 

49. Hackney. B. H. 

Lucania Wilson County 

51. Bonner, J. B. 

Aurora Beaufort County 

55. Daw.son, W. E. 

Hookerton Greene County 

56. Lee, L. V. 

Lattimore _ Cleveland County 

57. Bridger, D. H. 

Bladenboro Bladen County 

61. Perry, A. H. 

Wood Franklin Count>^ 

63. Meyers, D. L. 

Harmony Iredell County 

65. Payne, J. W. 

Wa.xhaw Union County 

66. Sutton, C. W. 

Richlands Onslow County 

68. Beard, G. C. 

Atkinson Pender County 

70. Credle, C. S. 

Colerain Bertie County 

71. Currie, D. S. 

Parkton Robeson County 

74. Beasley, E. B. 

Fountain Pitt County 

75. Hawes, C. F. 

Rose Hill Duplin County 

76. McBee, Paul 

Bakersville Mitchell County 

77. Wright, J. E. 

Macclesfield Edgecomb County 

78. McGuire, B. B. 

Newland Avery County 

79. F\ilp, J. F. 

Stoneville Rockingham County 

82. McMillan, J. M. 

Candor Montgomery County 

83. Bell, O. E. 

Winton Hertford County 

84. Howell, W. L. 

j,.llgrbe Richmond County 

85. Reeves, G. F. 

East Bend Yadkin County 

86. McBrvde, M. H. 

Milton Caswell County 

88. Kosenbaum, M. M. 

Shallotte Brunswick County 

<t(i. Brown, C. E. 

j,'aith Rowan County 

itl. Dodd, B. R. 

Kolesville Wake County 

92. Maxwell, M. T. 

Robbinsville Graham County 

93. Hilburn, Caroline L. 

Midland Cabarrus County 

94. Bradshaw, T. G. 

gin^j, Wilson County 

97. Kinlaw, McC. 

Pembroke Robeson County 



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98. Dawson, J. N. 90 pi.tI^v n ^ t\ ^ t 

--• Pulley s Depot Drug Co., Inc. 

Lake Waccamaw Columbus County 23. Goode's Drug Store 

99. Long, F. Y. 24. Grove Park Pharmacy 

^*^''"'''** Catawba County 25. Haywood Street Pharmacy 

101. Purdy, J. J. 26. Johnson Drug Company 

*^'''^"**^' Pamlico County 27. McMinn Drug Store 

102. Parrette, Nettie C. 28. Merrimon Avenue Pharmacy 

Robbmsville Graham County 29. Y. M. I. Drug Store (col.) 

103. Parker, C. G. 30 Mooneyham's Drug Store 

W^O'l'^^^'J Northampton County 3I. Pinner's Drug Store 

104. Hall, L. S. Qo T> ^1- o • -Dv 

32. Public Service Pharmacy, Inc. 

Yadkmv.lle Yadkin County 33. Adams-Blauvelt, Inc. 

105. Hudson, J. H. 34 Kenilworth Drug Store 

nn. Vanceboro Craven County 35. Liggett's Drug Store, No. 1150 

106. Hayes. J. W. oc -mt n - t.i- 

^ 36. Mullen s Pharmacy 

,„„ ^. ^''*"°"<' Brunswick County 37. Aiken and Horton 

107. Finney, J. R. „„ „ , „, 

38. Norwood Pharmacy 

1 n« .r ^"""^'"^ Yadkin County 39. Shigley's Drug Store 

108. Vassey, Thomas An n^- > t\ o* 

40. Clme's Drug Store 

iAn T. 7 ?° Jones County 41. Hester's Pharmacy 

109. Dalton, William Bennett 42. Shiglev's, Inc. 

Stokesdale Guilford County An.-^j^^ai'Z 

110. Eagles, Charles Sidney ATKINSON 

S-'-atoga : Wilson County ^3. Atkinson Drug Company 

111. Staton, Leon Raphael AULANDER 

Hayesville Clay County ^^- inlander Pharmacy 

112. Moore, Ernest Vic AURORA 

^'■°^^'' Cleveland County 45. Windley Drug Store 

113. Weathers, Rupert Ryan 

Knightdale Wake County ^J^^^f ^ ^^ 

46. Edwards Pharmacy 

47. M. M. Sauls 

List of Drug Stores badin 

48. Badin Drug Companv, Inc. 
Revised June 1st, 1941 ^.^^^^^ 

B A 1 Li 111 Y 

ABERDEEN ' 49. Etheridge Drug Store 

1. Bryan Drug Company, Inc. BAKERSVILLE 

2. McCrummen's Drug Store 50 ^^^ j^^^^ g,^^^ 
AHOSKIE 51 City Drug Store 

3. Copeland Drug Company BALFOUR 

4. Ahoskie Pharmacy _„ „^., .^,1, 

r ITT „ TT „ ^ o2. Wilson Pharmacy 

5. Walker-Holloman Drug Co., Inc 

ALBEMARLE BEAUFORT 

6. Loftin's Drug Store ^^- ^- ^- ^•'"' ^"""Sgist 

7. Phillips Drug Store ^*- '^"'^P'' ^°^'^' 1^™^^^^* 

8. Albemarle Drug Co., Inc. •'^- Guthrie-Jones Drug Co. 

9. Purcell Drug Co. BELHAVEN 
ANDREWS ^^- O'Neal Drug Store 

10. Davis Drug Company BELMONT 

ANGIER ^^- Belmont Drug Company 

11. Overby's Drug Store 58. East Belmont Drug Store 

12. Adams and Young Drug Co. 59. Robinson's Drug Store 
,_ 60. Catawba Pharmacy 

APhjA. 

13. H. O. Holland, Druggist BENSON 

14. A. V. Baucom Pharmacy ^1- Benson Drug Company, Inc. 
ASHEBORO ^"' ^^'^^°*^^ Drug Company 

T r A 1. 1. T^ ^ 63. Warren Drug' Company 

15. Asheboro Drug Company 

16. Reaves Pharmacy BESEMER CITY 

17. Standard Drug Store ^4. Central Drug Store 

18. Randolph Drug Co. 65. Curtis Pharmacy 
ASHEVILLE BETHEL 

19. Asheville Pharmacy 66. H. L. Rives Drug Company 

20. Charlotte Street Drug Co., Inc. BILTMORE 

21. Eckerd's of Asheville, N. C, Inc. 67. Aiken's Pharmacy 



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68. Avera Drug Store 

69. Biltmore Drug Store 
BISCOE 

70. Biscoe Drug Store 
BLACK CREEK 

71. Rice Drug Company 
BLACK MOUNTAIN 

72. Black Mountain Drug Company, Inc. 

73. Jumper's Pharmacy 

74. Economy Drug Company 
BLADENBORO 

75. Bridger Drug Store 

76. Hutchinson's Drug Store 
BLOWING ROCK 

77. Blowing Rock Drug Co. 
BOONE 

78. Boone Drug Company 

79. Carolina Pharmacy 
BOONVILLE 

80. Boonville Drug Company 
BREVARD 

81. Bi-evard Drug Co. 

82. S. M. Macfie Drug Company 

83. Long's Drug Store 

84. Varner Drug Store, Inc. 
BROADWAY 

8.5. Broadway Drug Company 
BRYSON CITY 

86. Bryson City Drug Company 

87. Sisk Drug Store 
BUTE'S CREEK 

88. Wiggins Drug Store 
BUNN 

89. Bunn Drug Company 

BURGAW 

90. Dees Drug Store 
BURLINGTON 

91. Acme Drug Company, Inc. 

92. A.sher-McAdams Drug Company 

93. Burlington Drug Company, Inc. 

94. C'ity Drug Company, Inc. 

95. Davis St. Pharmacy, Inc. 

96. East End Drug Store 

97. Heritage-Wilson Drug Comiiany 

98. E. S. White Pharmacy 

99. Mitchells Drug Store 

100. Main Street Drug Co., Inc. 

101. Mann's of Burlington, N. C, Inc, 

102. Worth Street Drug Store (col.) 

BURNSVILLE 

103. Robertson Brothers, Druggists 

104. Pollard's Drug Store 
CANDOR 

105. Candor Drug Company 

CANTON 

106. Canton Drug Store 

107. Martin's Drug Store 

108. Champion Out-Rate Drug Store 

109. Hendrix Drug Store 
CAROLEEN 

110. Henrietta Mill Store, No. 2 



CAROLINA BEACH 

111. Hall's Carolina Beach Drug Store 
CARRBORO 

112. Senter's Drug Store 
CARTHAGE 

113. Shields' Drug Company 
CARY 

114. Adams Drug Store 
CATAWBA 

115. Catawba Drug Company 
CHADBOURN 

116. John E, Koonce Drug Company 

117. Waccamaw Drug Company 
CHAPEL HILL 

118. Eubanks Drug Company 

119. Sutton Drug Store 

120. Pritchard Drug Company 

121. Carolina Pharmacy 
CHARLOTTE 

122. Blair Bros, and Company 

123. Carolina Out Rate Drug Store. Inc, 

124. Carolina Pharmacy 

125. Charlotte Drug Company 

126. Eckerd's of Charlotte, N, C„ Inc, 

127. Independence Drug Store 
12 8. Meyers Park Pharmacy 

129. Perry Drug Store 

130. Sterling Drugs 

131. Stonewall Pharmacy 

132. James P, Stowe and Company 

133. T. A. Walker, Druggist 

134. Yates Pharmacy 

135. W^algreen Co, 

136. Park Place Pharmacy, Inc., No. 1 

137. Rex Drug Store (col.) 

138. McNeely Drug Co., Inc. 

139. Boulevard Pharmacy 

140. Plaza Drug Store 

141. Merriman's Pharmacy 

142. Elizabeth Drug Store 

143. Home Drug Co, 

144. Liggett's Drug Store, No, 1151 

145. Lisk Pharmacy 

146. Lisk Pharmacy, No. 2 

147. Selwyn Cut Rate Drug Store, Inc, 

148. Hoskins Drug Company 

149. Wesley Heights Pharmacy 

150. Yancey's Drug Store (col,) 

151. Nance Drug Store 

152. The York Drug Comi)any 

153. Hawthorne Pharmacy 

154. Bizzell's Pharmacy 

155. Charlotte Service Drug Store, Inc. 

156. Bailey's Prescriiition Shop 

157. Smith-Henderson Pharmacy 

158. Stanley Drug Stores, Inc, No. 1 

159. Stanley Drug Stores, Inc., No. 2 

160. Stanley Drug Stores, Inc., No, 3 

161. L, H, Stone Drug Company 

162. Niven Drug Company 

163. Sapp's Cut Rate Drugs 

164. Hardee's Pharmacy 
CHERRYVILLE 

165. Allen Drug Coniiiany 

166. Houser Drug Company, Inc, 



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CHINA GROVE 

167. Hart's Drug Store 

168. China Grove Drug Co. 
CLARKTON 

169. G. L. and E. S. Clark 
CLAYTON 

170. Beddingfield Brothers 

171. Whitley-Bain Drug Company 
CLEVELAND 

172. Cleveland Drug Company 
CLIFPSIDE 

173. Mills Drug Company 
CLINTON 

174. Butler's Pharmacy 

175. Moseley-Ohesnutt 

176. Joe Reynolds, Inc. 

177. Register Drug Store 
CLYDE 

178. Clyde Pharmacy 
COATS 

179. Roycroft Drug Co. 
COLERAIN 

180. Wade's Pharmacy 
COLUMBIA 

181. Columbia Drug Company 

182. Main Street Pharmacy 

CONCORD 

183. Cabarrus Drug Company 

184. Clines Pharmacy 

185. Gibson's, Inc. 

186. Pearl Drug Company, Inc. 

187. Porter Drug Company, Inc. 

188. Airheart Pharmacy 

189. Whitmore Drug Company 
CONOVER 

190. Conover Drug Company 

191. Bowman Drug Company 
CONWAY 

192. Taylor Drug Company 
OOOLEEMEE • 

193. Cooleemee Drug Company 

CORNELIUS 

194. Guion Drug Company 

CRAMERTON 

195. Cramerton Drug Company 

196. The Moss Drug Company 

CREEDMOOR 

197. Creedmoor Drug Company 

DALLAS 

198. P. D. Summey, Druggist 

DAVIDSON 

199. White Drug Company 

200. College Pharmacy 

DENTON 

201. Denton Drug Store 
DOBSON 

202. W. M. Stone, Druggist 
DRAPER 

203. Draper Pharmacy 

204. Rockingham Drug Store 



DUNN 

205. Fitchett Drug Company, Inc. 

206. Butler & Lee Drug Co. 

207. Hood Drug Company 

208. Dunn Pharmacy 
DURHAM 

209. Bull City Drug Store (col.) 

210. Eckerd's of Durham, N. C. Inc. 

211. Person Street Pharmacy (col.) 

212. Boone Drug- Co. 

213. C. E. King and Son 

214. McKay's Pharmacy 

215. Montague's Pharmacy 

216. North Durham Drug Store 

217. Rogers' Drug Company 

218. Westsjde Pharmacy 

219. Taylor Drug Company 

220. Durham Drug Company 

221. Hospital Pharmacy 

222. L. and M. Drug Company 

223. Coleman's Drug Store 

224. Duke Hospital Pharmacy 

225. Garrett's Biltmore Drug Store (col.) 

226. Mangum Street Pharmacy 

227. Roland H. Parker 

228. Watts Hospital Pharmacy 

229. United Cigar-Whelan Stores Corporation 
2 30. Walgreen Drug Company 

231. Holloway Street Pharmacy 

232. People's Cut Rate Drugs 
EAST BEND 

233. East Bend Drug Store 
EAST DURHAM 

234. Crabtree Pharmacy 

235. Oarswell Drug Company 
EDENTON 

236. Mitchener's Pharmacy, Inc. 

237. Leggett and Davis, Inc. 

ELIZABETH CITY 

238. The Apothecary Shop 

239. Overman and Stevenson 

240. City Drug Store 

241. Jacock's Pharmacy 

242. Albemarle Cut Rate Drugs 
ELIZABETHTOWN 

243. Hutchinson Drug Store 

244. Robinson Drug Co. 

245. Bennett-Stone Pharmacy 
ELKIN 

246. Abernethy's Pharmacy 

247. Turner Drug Company 

248. Elk Pharmacy 
ELLERBE 

249. Warner Drug Co. 
ELM CITY 

250. Elm City Pharmacy 

251. Dixon Drug Company 
ENFIELD 

252. W. E. Beavens 

253. Harrison Drug Company 

254. Whitehead Drug Company 
ENKA 

255. Community Pharmacy 

256. Elson's, The Rexall Drug Store 



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ERWIN 

257. E. R. Thomas Drug Company 
FAIR BLUFF 

258. Rogers Drug Store 

259. Floyd-Anderson Drug Company 
FAIRMONT 

260. Fairmont Drug Company 

261. Mitchell-Caudell, Druggists 
FAISON 

2 62. Morton Drug Store 

FAITH 

26.3. H. A. Fesperman Co. 

FALLSTON 

264. Lackey Drug Company 
FARMVILLE 

265. Wheless Drug Company, Inc. 

266. City Drug Company 
FAYETTEVILLE 

267. H. R. Home and Sons 

268. Mackethan and Company, Druggists 
2 69. Matthews Pharmacy 

270. Perry's Drug Store (col.) 

271. Souder's Pharmacy 

272. White's Drug Store 

273. Saunders Drug Store 

2 74. Reeves Cash Drug Store 

275. Wooten-Hall Drug Store 

276. Service Drug Store (col.) 

277. Henderson's Drug Store (col.) 
2 78. Fayetteville Drug Co. 
FOREST CITY 

279. People's Drug Store 

280. Forest City Drug Company 

281. Piedmont Drug Company 

282. Smith's Cut Rate Drug Store 
FOUXTAIX 

28.3. Beasley Drug Company 

FOUR OAKS 

2 84. Four Oaks Drug Comi)any 

FRAXKLIX 

285. Angel Drug Store 

286. Perry's Drug Store 
FRAXKLIXTON 

287. L. W. Henderiion's Pharmacy 
FREMOXT 

288. AVhitley Drug Company 
FUQUAY SPRIXGS 

289. Elliott's Pharmacy 

290. Johnson's Drug Store 
GARLAXD 

291. L. A. Warren, Druggist 
GARXER 

292. Brown's Drug Store 
GASTOXIA 

293. East Gastonia Pharmacy 

294. Firestone Drug Store 

295. Caldwell's Drug Store 

296. Victory Drug Store 

297. Kennedy's, Inc. 

298. Franklin Drug Store 

299. Smiths Drug Store 

300. Cox Drug Company 



GIBSOX 

301. Gibson's Drug Company 
GIBSOXVILLE 

302. Gibsonville Drug Co. 
GLEN ALPIXE 

303. Clinic Drug Store 
GOLDSBORO 

304. Andrews Drug Company 

305. Brown Drug Company, Inc. 

306. Goldsboro Drug Company 

307. Cash Drug Store 

308. Waters Drug Store 

309. Vinson Drug Store 

310. Jackson Drug Co. (col.) 

311. Robinson's Drug Store 

312. Wells and Son Drug Co. 

313. Ratley-Harris Drug Co. 
GRAHAM 

314. Graham Drug Company 

315. Wrike Drug Company 

GRANITE FALLS 

316. Caldwell Drug Store 
GREENSBORO 

317. Asheboro Street Pharmacy 

318. Best Drug Store 

319. C. C. Fordham Drug Store 

320. McDuffie-Eubanks Drug Co. 

321. Green Street Drug Company 

322. King Cotton Drug Store 

323. Liggett's Drug Store, No. 1152 

324. McNeely's Drug Store 

325. Carolina Pharmacy 

326. Elam Drug Company 

327. Cecil-Russell Drug Co., Inc. 

328. Crutchfield's Incorporated Drug Store 

329. College Drug Store 

330. Textile Drug Co. 

331. West Market Pharmacy 

332. Cline Drug Co. 

333. Walgreen Co. 

334. Elm Street Pharmacy 

335. Mann's O'Henry Drug Store 

336. Morrow Drug Store (col.) 

337. Revolution Drug Company 

338. Five Points Pharmacy 

339. Greensboro Drug Comi)any 

340. Ham Drug Company 

341. Home Drug Store 

342. The New White Oak Drug Company 

343. Eccles-Wynn Drug Store 

344. State Street Drug Store 

345. Wilkerson-McFalls Drug C'ompany 

346. Guilford Drug Store, Inc. 

GREENVILLE 

347. Greenville Drug Comi)any 

348. Rena Horns Drug Co. 

349. B. S. Warren, Druggist 

350. Bissett's Drug Store 

351. Hill Horn Druggist 

352. Hollowell Drug Company 

353. Harrison Drug Store 

354. Bell's Pharmacy 

355. Ernest Brown Drug Company 



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GRIFTON 

356. Grifton Pharmacy 
GROVER 

357. People's Drug Company 
HALIFAX 

358. Vinson's Pharmacy 
HAMLET 

359. C. & W. Pharmacy 

360. Birmingham Drug Company 

361. Culbreth Drug Store 
HARRISBURG 

362. Dr. N. E. Lubchenko 
HAW RIVER 

363. Purity Drug Company 

HAYESVILLB 

364. Hayesville Pharmacy 
HAZELWOOD 

365. McKay's Pharmacy 

HEMP 

366. McCrimmon Drug Company 

HENDERSON 

367. Kerner Drug Company 

368. Miles Pharmacy 

369. Page-Hocutt Drug Company 

370. Southside Drug Company 

371. Parker's Drug Store 

372. Woolard's 

373. White Brothers Drug Company 

374. Douglas Drug Store (col.) 

375. People's Service Drug Store 
HENDERSONVILLE 

376. Jackson Pharmacy 

377. Justus Pharmacy 

378. Wilson Drug Company 

379. Freeze Drug Company, Inc. 

380. Economy Driig Company 

381. Rose Pharmacy 

HERTFORD 

382. Roberson's Drug Store 

HICKORY 

383. Hickory Drug Company 

384. Lutz Drug Store 

385. Shook Drug Company 

386. King's Pharmacy 

387. Ninth Avenue Pharmacy 

388. Bonner's Drug Store 

389. Economy Drug Co., Inc. 

390. Highland Drug Store 

391. Main Drug Company 

HIGHLANDS 

392. Highlands Drug Store 

HIGH POINT 

393. Arthur's Pharmacy 

394. Leonard's Drug Store 

395. Cecil's Drug Store, Inc. 

396. Hoffman's Drug Company 

397. Ingram's Pharmacy 

398. Eckerd's of High Point, N. C, Inc. 

399. Mann Drug Company, No. 1 

400. Mann Drug Company, No. 2 

401. C. A. Ring and Sons 

402. Washington Street Pharmacy (col.) 



403. Betts Drug Company 

404. Anderson's West End Drug Store 

405. Walgreen Company 

406. McLarty Drug Co. 

407. Ring-Harris Pharmacy 

408. Koonts-McGhee Drug Company 
HILLSBORO 

409. W. A. Hayes Drug Store 

410. James Pharmacy 
HOOKERTON 

411. Hardy's Drug Store 
HOPE MILLS 

412. Bynum Drug Store 
HOT SPRINGS 

413. Mountain Park Pharmacy 

HURDLE MILLS 

414. D. L. Whitfield and Company 
JACKSON 

415. Jackson Drug Company 
JACKSONVILLE 

416. Johnson's Drug Store 
JONESBORO 

417. Lee Drug Store 
KANNAPOLIS 

418. Kannapolis Drug Company 

419. P. L. Smith Drug Company 

420. Center View Pharmacy, Inc. 

421. Martin Drug Co. 

422. Black's Drug Store 

423. Mann's of Kannapolis, N. C, Inc. 

424. Black's Drug Store, No. 2 
KENANSVILLE 

425. Kenansville Driig Co. 
KENLY 

426. Fulghums Drug Store 

427. Kenly Drug Company 

KERNERSVILLE 

428. Pinnix Drug Store 

429. Jones Drug Store 

KING 

430. King Drug Company 

KING'S MOUNTAIN 

431. Griffin Drug Company 

432. King's Mountain Drug Co. 

433. Piedmont Drug Store 

KINSTON 

434. J. E. Hood and Company 

435. E. B. Marston Drug Company 

436. Chadwick Drug Co. 

437. Temple Drug Co., Inc. 

438. The City Drug Co. 

439. Harry Sutton Drug Store 

440. Standard Drug Company 

441. College Street Pharmacy 

442. Kinston Drug Company 

KNIGHTDALE 

443. Knightdale Pharmacy 

LAGRANGE 

444. Adams Drug Company 

LAKE WACCAMAW 

445. Lake Drug Store 



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landis 

446. Linn-Edwards Drug Company 
LATTIMORE 

447. Brilee Drug Company 

laurinburg 

448. Everington Drug Store 

449. J. T. Fields, Jr. 

450. Laurinburg Drug Store 

451. Scotland Drug Company 

452. Summerlin Drug Store 
LEAKSVILLE 

453. Carolina Drug Company 

454. Chandler Drug Company 

455. Chandler Drug Company (Store No. 2) 

LENOIR 

456. Ballew's Cash Pharmacy 

457. McNairy's Drug Store 

458. Lenoir Drug Store 

459. Day vault's Drug Store 
LEXINGTON 

460. City Drug Company, Inc. 

461. Lexington Drug Company 

462. People's Drug Store, Inc. 

463. Purcell Drug Company 
LIBERTY 

464. Liberty Drug Co. 

465. L. B. Grantham Drug Store 
LILLINGTON 

466. LaFayette Drug Co. 

467. Kelly's Drug Store 
LINCOLNTON 

468. Lawing and Costner 
46!». Economy Drug Co. 

470. Lincolnton Cut R-dte Drug.s, Inc. 
LITTLETON 

471. Browning'.s Drug Store Co. 

472. G. A. Threewitt's Drug Company 
LOUISBURG 

473. F. R. Pleasant.s, Druggist 

474. Scoggins Drug Store 

475. Boddie Drug Store 
LOWELL 

476. Lowell Drug Company 
LUCAMA 

477. Cash Drug Store 
LUMBERTON 

478. Hedgepeth's Pharmacy, Inc. 

479. Johnson's Drug Store 

480. Lumberton Drug Company 

481. J. D. McMillan and Son 

482. Hargrove's Pharmacy 

483. Sanford Drug Company 
M.\CCLESFIELD 

484. Martin Drug Co. 
MADISON 

485. R. A. Ellington Drug Company, Inc. 

486. Madison Drug Co., Inc. 
MAIDEN 

487. Campbell's Drug Store 
MARION 

488. Kirby Drug Company, Inc. 

489. Streetman Drug Company 



490. Tainter's 

491. McDowell Drug Store 

492. Marion Drug Company 

MARSHALL 

493. Moore's Pharmacy 

494. Roberts Pharmacy 

MARS HILL 

495. Mars Hill Pharmacy 
MARSHVILLE 

496. Guion's Drug Store 

497. Union Drug Co. 

498. McBride's Drug Store 

MATTHEWS 

499. Matthews Drug Company 

MAXTON 

500. Austin Drug Company, Inc. 

501. Maxton Drug Store 

MEBANE 

502. Mebane Drug Company 

503. Carolina Drug Company 

504. Warren's Drug and Seed Store 

MICRO 

505. Hinnant Drug Company 
MIDDLESEX 

506. Finch Drug Com])any 
MIDLAND 

507. Midland Pliarmacy 

MILTON 

508. Milton Drug Company 

MOCKSVILLE 

509. Le Grand's Pharmacy 

510. Hall-Kimbrough Drug Company 

MONROE 

511. Gamble Drug Company 

512. Secrest Drug Company 

513. Wilson Drug Company 

514. .Jones Drug Co., Inc. 

MOORESVILLE 

515. George C. Goodman and Company 

516. Miller Drug Company, Inc. 

517. Mooresville Drug Company 

518. J. A. White and Company 

MOREHEAD CITY 

519. Walter Hufham, Druggist 

520. Morehead City Drug Comjiany 

MORGANTON 

521. Kibler Drug Company 

522. Cornwell Drug Comjiany 

523. The Si)ake Pharmacy 

524. Cornwell Drug Store, No. 2 
MORVEN 

525. Morven Drug Company, Inc. 
MOUNT AIRY 

526. HoUingsworth Drug Comi)any 

527. HoUingsworth Pharmacy 

528. W. S. Wolfe Drug Company 

529. Lamm Drug Company 

530. Turnmyre's Drug Store 
MT. GILEAD 

531. Cochrane-Ridenhour Drug Company 



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MT. HOLLY 

532. Holland Drug Company 

533. Summey Drug Company 
MOUNT OLIVE 

534. Aaron's Pharmacy, Inc. 

535. W. E. Lewis, Druggist 

536. Glenn and Martin 
MOUNT PLEASANT 

537. A. W. Moose Company 
MURPREESBORO 

538. Nicholson Pharmacy 
MURPHY 

539. R. S. Parker 

540. Mauney Drug Co. 
NASHVILLE 

541. Ward Drug Company 

542. Baker's Drug Store 
NEW BERN 

543. Joe Anderson's Drug Store 

544. Duffy's Drug Store 

545. Five Points Drug' Store (col.) 

546. Pinnix Drug Store 

547. Toney's Drug Store 

548. Bynum's Drug Store 

549. Clark's Drug Service 
NEWLAND 

550. Bear Trail Drug Store 
NEWTON 

551. H. & W. Drug Company 

552. North Newton Drug Store 

553. City Pharmacy 

554. Smith Drug Store 
NOBLINA 

555. Walker Drug Company, Inc. 
NORTH CHARLOTTE 

556. Hand's Pharmaej' 

NORTH WILKESBORO 

557. North Wilkesboro Drug Company 

558. Wilkes Drug Store 

559. R'. M. Brame and Sons 

560. Horton's Drug Store 

561. Red Cross Pharmacy 
NORWOOD 

562. Norwood Drug Company 
OAKBORO 

563. Barger Drug Store 
OLD FORT 

564. Bradley Drug Company 

565. Old Fort Drug Company 
ORIENTAL 

566. Oriental Drug Co. 
OXFORD 

567. J. G. Hall (Estate) 

568. Herring Drug Co. 

569. Lyon Drug Company 

570. Williams Drug Company 
PARKTON 

571. Gram Drug Company 
PEMBROKE 

572. Pembroke Drug Store 
PIKEVILLE 

573. Pikeville Drug Store 



PILOT MOUNTAIN 

574. Smith Drug Store 

575. Surry Drug Company 
PINEHURST 

576. Carolina Pharmacy, Inc. 

577. Pinehurst Pharmacy 
PINE LEVEL 

578. Godwin Drug Co. 
PINETOPS 

579. Service Drug Store 
PINEVILLE 

580. Pineville Drug Company 
PITTSBORO 

581. G. R. Pilkington, Druggist 

582. Pittsboro Drug Store 
PLYMOUTH 

583. E. G. Arps 

584. Arps Pharmacy 
POMONA 

585. Pomona Drug Store 
PRINCETON 

586. Holt's Pharmacy 
RAEFORD 

587. Hoke Drug Company 

588. Reaves Drug Store, Inc. 
RALEIGH 

589. Boon-Iseley Drug Company 

590. College Court Pharmacy 

591. Edwards Drug Company 

592. Galloway's Professional Pharmacy 

593. Hamlin's Drug Company, Inc. (col.) 

594. City Drug Store 

595. Parker Drug Company 

596. Person Street Pharmacy 

597. Saunders Street Pharmacy 

598. Sir Walter Drug Store, Inc. 

599. Walton's Pharmacy 

600. Johnson Drug Store 

601. State Drug Store 

602. Wilmont Pharmacy 

603. Eckerd's of Raleigh, N. C, Inc. 

604. Person Street Pharmacy, No. 2 

605. Jordan's Drug Store 

606. Brantley and Son, Inc. 

607. Cromley-Melvin Drugs, No. 2 

608. Central Drug Store (col.) 

609. Cromley-Melvin Drugs 

610. Mayes Pharmacy (col.) 

611. Pine Drug Company, Inc. 

612. Walgreen Company 

613. Franklin's Carolina Pharmacy 

614. Coxe-Ferguson Drugs 

615. Community Drug Store (col.) 

616. Franklin Pharmacy 

617. City of Raleigh Drug Dispensary 

618. North Carolina Drag Laboratory 

619. Rex Hospital Pharmacy 

620. Ferguson Drugs 
RAMSEUR 

621. Ramseur Pharmacy, Inc. 
RANDLEMAN 

622. Randleman Drug Company 

623. Economy Drug Company 



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RED OAK 

624. Dr. J. H. Martin 

RED SPRINGS 

62.5. Red Springs Drug Company 

626. Townseiid's Pharmacy 
REIDSVILLE 

627. Gardner Drug Store 

628. Mann's Drug Store 

629. Dailey-Thompson Drug Store 

630. Reidsville Drug Company (col.) 

RICHLANDS 

631. Hood Drug Store 

RICH SQUARE 

632. Bolton's Drug Company 

ROANOKE RAPIDS 

633. Roanoke Pharmacy 

634. Taylor's Drug Store 

635. Rosemary Drug Company 

636. Matthews Drug Co. 

637. Griffin Drug Company, Inc. 

ROBBINSVILLE 

638. Ingram's Drug Store 

639. Maxwell's Drug Store 
ROBERSONVILLE 

640. David Grimes Drug Company 

ROCKINGHAM 

641. Fox Drug Company, Inc. 

642. Bristow Drug Company 

ROCKWELL 

643. Rockwell Drug Company 
ROCKY MOUNT 

644. Burnett Drug Company (col.) 

645. Douglas-Armstrong Drug Company (col.) 

646. H. L. Hicks Drug Company 

647. Kyser Drug Company, Inc. 

648. May and Gorham 

649. I. W. Rose Drug Company, Inc. 

650. Standard Drug Company, Inc. 

651. The C. O. D. Drug Co., Inc. 

652. Thompson Pharmacy 

653. Matthews Drug Store 

654. Saunders Drug Store 
ROLESVILLE 

655. Rolesville Drug Co. 

ROSEBORO 

656. Melvin Brothers 

657. Tart and West 

ROSE HILL 

658. Miller's Drug Store 

ROWLAND 

659. Rowland Drug Company 

660. Curtis Drug Company 

ROXBORO 

661. Hambriek, Austin and Tliomas 

662. Roxboro Drug Company 

663. Thomas and Oakley 

664. A. B. Drug Company 

ROXBORO (CA-VEL) 

665. Adair Drug Store 

RURAL HALL 

666. Rural Hall Drug Co., Inc. 



RUTHERFORDTON 

667. Rutherford Drug Company 

668. Sloan Drug Company 
SALEMBURG 

669. Salemburg Drug Company 
SALISBURY 

670. Carter & Trotter, Inc. 

671. Innes Street Drug Company 

672. Main Drug Company, Inc. 

673. Peeler Drug Company 

674. Purcell Drug Company 

675. Purcell Drug Company, No. 2 

676. Tom's Drug Store, Inc. 

677. Malone Cut Rate Drug Store, Inc. 

678. Fulton Street Pharmacy, Inc. 

SANFORD 

679. Acme Drug Company 

680. Crabtree Drug Company 

681. Lee Drug Company 

682. Dr. I. H. Lutterloh 

683. Philip Boykin Drug Company, Inc. (col.) 

684. Tliomas Drug Store 

685. Rimmer Drug Store 
SARATOGA 

686. Saratoga Drug Company 
SCOTLAND NECK 

687. North End Drug Store 

688. Whitehead's 

689. Hall's Drug Store 

SEABOARD 

690. Hale's Pharmacy 
SELMA 

691. Selma Drug Company 

692. Creech Drug Co. 

693. Bill Creech's Drug Store 

694. Woodard and Creech Drug Company, Inc. 
SHALLOTTE 

695. Swain Drug Co. 

696. Costal Drug Store 
SHELBY 

697. Cleveland Drug Comiiany 

698. Julius A. Suttle 

699. Paul Webb & Son 

700. The Dennis Drug Conii)any 

701. R. E. C. Drug Store 

702. Bolt's Drug Store 

703. Kendall-Spangler Drug Co. 

SILER CITY 

704. Siler City Drug Co. 

705. Taylor Drug Store 

SIMMS 

706. Nichols Drug Store 
SMITIIFIELD 

707. Hood Brothers, Inc. 

708. Stallings Pharmacy 

709. Upchurch Pharmacy 

710. Johnson Drug Co. 
SOUTHERN PINES 

711. Broad Street Pharmacy 

712. Sandhill Drug Co., Inc. 

713. Southern Pines Pharmacy 
SOUTHPORT 

714. Watson's Pharmacy Company 



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SPARTA 

715. B. and T. Drug Company 
SPENCER 

716. H. M. Cooke Pharmacy 

717. Rowan Drug Company 
SPINDALE 

718. Spindale Drug Company 

719. Main Drug Store 
SPRAY 

720. Spray Drug Company 
721.Tri-City Pharmacy 
SPRING HOPE 

722. Hale's Pharmacy 

723. South Side Pharmacy 

724. Spring Hope Pharmacy 
SPRUCE PINE 

725. Spruce Pine Pharmacy 

726. Day's Drug Store 
STANTONSBURG 

727. Stanton.sburg Drug Company 
STAR 

728. Wallace Drug Store 
STATE SVILLE 

729. Logan Stimson and Son 

730. Statesville Drug Company, Inc. 

731. Purcell Drug Company 

732. Holmes Drug Store, Inc. 

733. Hawkins Cut Rate Drug Co. 

734. Fisher Drug Company 
STOKESDALE 

735. Powell Drug Store 
STONEVILLE 

736. Stoneville Drug Store 
STOVALL 

737. Puckett's Drug Company 

ST. PAULS 

738. Grantham Drug Company 

739. St. Pauls Drug Company, Inc. 
SWANNANOA 

740. Ward's Drug Store 

SYLVA 

741. Sylva Pharmacy 

742. Hooper Drug Store 

TABOR CITY 

743. Harrelson Pharmacy 

744. Prince Drug Company 

TARBORO 

745. Bryan's Pharmacy 

746. R. E. L. Cook 

747. Edgecombe Drug Company 

748. Garrett's Drug Store (col.) 

749. E. V. Zoeller and Company 

TAYLORSVILLE 

750. Munday's Drug Store 

751. People's Drug Store 

THOMASVILLE 

752. Thomasville Drug Company 

753. Mann's of Thomasville, Inc. 

754. Webb's Drug Store 

TRENTON 

755. Trenton Drug Company 



TROUTMAN 

756. Troutman Drug Co. 
TROY 

757. Troy Drug Store 

758. Standard Drug Company 
TRYON 

759. Missildine Pharmacy 

760. The Owen Pharmacy 
VALDESE 

761. People's Drug Store 

762. The Rock Drug Company 
VANCEBORO 

763. Ivey Guthrie Drug Store 
VARINA 

764. Thomas" Drug Store 
VASS 

765. Vass Drug Store 
WADESBORO 

766. Fox and Lyon 

767. Parsons Drug Company, Inc. 
WAGRAM 

768. Wagram Drug Co. 
WAKE FOREST 

769. T. E. Holding and Company, Inc. 

770. Hardwicke's Pharmacy 
WALLACE 

771. Dees Pharmacy 

772. Miller's Drug Store 
WALNUT COVE 

773. Bray Drug Store 
WALSTONBURG 

774. Jenkins Drug Store 
WARRENTON 

775. Boyce Drug Company 

776. Hunter Drug Company, Inc. 
WARSAW 

777. Warsaw Drug Company 
WASHINGTON 

778. Whitford Drug Company 

779. S. H. Reid, Prescription Druggist 

780. Worthy and Etheridge 
781.Tayloe Brothers and Co. 

782. Welsh's Drug Store 

783. Swindell's 
WAXHAW 

784. Waxhaw Drug Company 
WAYNE SVILLE 

785. Alexander's Drug Store 

786. Waynesville Pharmacy 

787. Smith's Drug Store 
WEAVERVILLE 

788. Weaverville Drug Company 
WELDON 

789. Terminal Drug Store (col.) 

790. Weldon Drug Company 

791. Selden's Pharmacy 
WENDELL 

792. W. R. Nowell Drug Store 

793. Wendell Drug Company 
WEST ASHEVILLE 

794. Bilbro's Drug Store 



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795. West Asheville Pharmacy 

796. Palace Pharmacy 

797. Carolina Pharmacy 
WEST DURHAM 

798. Brewer's Drug Store 

799. McDonald Drug Store 
WEST END 

800. West End Pharmacy 
WEST JEFFERSON 

801. Graybeal's Drug Store 
WHITAKERS 

802. Burnett's Drug Store 
WHITEVILLE 

803. J. A. McNeill & Sons 

804. Guiton's Drug Store 

805. Columbus Drug Store 

806. Easley's Pharmacy (col.) 

807. Davis Pharmacy 

WILKESBORO 

808. Newton Cut Rate Drug Store 
WILLIAMSTON 

809. Davis Pharmacy 

810. People's Drug Store of Williamston, Inc. 

811. Clark's Pharmacy, Inc. 

WILMINGTON 

812. Futrelle's Pharmacy 

813. Green's Drug Store 

814. Hall's Drug Store 

815. Hanover Drug C-ompany 

816. Jarman's Pharmacy 

817. Saunders Drug Company 

818. Southside Drug Company 

819. Standard Pharmacy 

820. Toms Drug Company 

821. Greenfield Drug Co. 

822. Brooklyn Pharmacy 

823. Fair Price Drug Store 

824. Hall's Market Street Drug Store 

825. Ideal Pharmacy 

826. Service Drug Store 
WILSON 

827. Barnhill's Drug Store 
82 8. Herring's Drug Store 

829. Ideal Pharmacy (col.) 

830. Bissett's Drug Store. No. 3 

831. R«y Moore's Drug Store, Inc., No. 1 

832. Turlington and Morrison 

833. Wilson Drug Company, Inc. 

834. Shade's Pharmacy (col.) 

835. Terminal Drug Store 

836. Bissett's Drug Store 



WINDSOR 

837. Pugh's Pharmacy 

838. Windsor Pharmacy Company. Inc. 
WINSTON-SALEM 

839. Cresent Drug Company 

840. Hutchin's Drug Store 

841. Rufus Hairston Drug Store 

842. Nissen Drug Company, Inc. 

843. E. W. O'Hanlon, Inc. 

844. Patterson Drug Company 

845. Summitt Street Pharmacy, Inc. 

846. United Retail Drug Store 

847. Swaney Drug Store 

848. Woodland Pharmacy, Inc. (col.) 

849. Bobbitts Pharmacy 

850. Willson Drug Store 

851. Walgreen Co. 

852. Carolina Drug Store. Inc. 

853. Allen's Modern Drug Store 

854. King-Wheeler Drug Co. 

855. Standard Drug Co. 

856. Welfare's Drug Store 

857. Singletary's Drug Store 

858. Bobbitt Drug Co. 

859. Andrews Drug Store 

860. Acme Drug Store (col.) 

861. The York Drug Company 

862. Ray Drug Company 

863. Arcadia Drug Company 

864. Swaney's Drug Store, No. 3 

865. Wilson Drug Store 

866. Macon-Neely Drug Store (col.) 

867. Swaney's Drug Store, No. 2 

868. Wilson's Hospital Pharmacy 

869. Bobbitt's College Pharmacy 

870. Driggers Drug Store 

871. Service Drug Company (col.) 
WINTON 

872. Bell Drug Company 
WOOD 

873. Wood Drug Store 

WOODLAND 

874. Parker-Taylor Drug Com])any 
YADKINVILLE 

875. Yadkin Drug Store 
YANCEYVILLE 

876. Yanceyville Drug Company 

YOUNGS VI LLE 

877. Timberlake Drug Store 
ZEBULON 

878. Zebulon Drug Company 



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O 5% CASH BONUS (in addition to jobbers discount) on $8.00 quantities or 
*^* more. 

A Our newspaper advertising alone reaches over one million people each week 
in North Carolina. 



C 481% PROFIT when dispensed over the fountain from the one pint size. 

C FASTER stock turnover from increased volume of sales. 

•7 Capudine Chemical Co. has been serving the druggists of North Carolina for 
*• over 40 years. 

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The current deal is 
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PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY THE 

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at chapel hill, n. c. 

W. J. SMITH, Managing Editor 
Entered as second-class matter July 5, 1922, at the post oflSce at Ohapel Hill, North Carolina 



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Vol. XXII NOVEMBER, 1941 


No. 11 



The 1941 Revenue Bill 



Tlie new Federal Tax Bill, providing for 
a lU9c retail sales tax on cosmetics, furs 
and jewelrj-, became effective on October 1. 
Druggists, already burdened with an exces- 
sive amount of record keeping, assumed this 
additional responsibility Avith practically no 
instructions from the Internal Kevenue De- 
partment. For this reason there has been 
considerable confusion as to exactly what 
to tax and the proper method for recording 
the sale in order to avoid dispute at tax 
collecting time. 

Although officials of the N. C. P. A. 
possess little information which has not al- 
ready ajipeared in various trade publications 
we are publishing tliis month, in condensed 
form, a summary of the Bill together with 
a list of taxable merchandise. The article, 
prepared by Attorney F. O. Bowman, ap- 
pears on pages 273-276. 

If you get tired of recording taxable 
sales, stop a minute and think how much 
harder it would be to pay the tax yourself. 
The Bill, as original]}- written, was a re- 
tailers' tax — an additional tax heaped up- 
on your business. Due to the aggressive 
efforts of local, state and national associa- 
tions, the Bill was finally amended to in- 
clude a "pass on" clause. 

Wliile the Bill was being considered in 
Washington, Attorney Bowman made three 
trips to the Nation's capital in your inter- 
ests. Had not tlie various associations de- 
manded the tax lie jjroperlj- placed on the 
consumer, you would undoubtedly be pay- 



ing the tax today, which, in turn, would 
have been ruinous to your business in cos- 
metics. 



Do These Things 

Keep track of all sales of mer- 
chandise affected by the law. 

Include not only cosmetics 
and toiletries but watches, clocks 
and jewelry. 

Collect the 10 per cent tax on 
all taxable sales. 

Do not infer that the tax is 
not passed on. 

Have your records clear in 
order to avoid dispute at tax- 
col lectinjr time. 



Merchandising Clinics 

Beginning in Ashcvillc on November 10 
and continuing in Charlotte, Winston- 
Salem, Durham and Goldsboro on successive 
days, the N. C. P. A. will sponsor a series 
of five one-day Merchandising Clinics. A 
caravan of outstanding speakers has been 
scheduled on tiie programs, details of wliich 
are listed on pages 264-265. 

Arrange now to attend one of these meet- 
ings—you '11 not be disappointed. 



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New Departments 

Two new departments have been added to 
the Journal this month: (1) Notes and 
Queries by Professor H. M. Burlage of 
Chapel Hill and (2) The Woman's Auxiliary 
Page, edited by Mrs. W. J. 8mith, a mem- 
ber of the Women 's Auxiliary. 

Frequently inquiries reach the Secretary's 
desk from members of the Association and 
readers of tlie Journal who desire specific 
information regarding prescription room 
problems encountered by them during the 
course of their daily work. In order to 
facilitate matters, Professor Burlage has 
agreed to render wliatever assistance he can 
in the solution of these problems. Prescrip- 
tions of general interest encountered by 
Professor Burlage will be published month- 
ly provided sufficient interest is manifested 
in this new service. 

Professor Burlage, past President of Eho 
Chi, National Pharmaceutical Scholastic 
Society, and former Cliairman of the Scien- 
tific Section of the American Pharmaceuti- 
cal Association, is well qualified to handle 
this new assignment. For the past ten years 
he has taught pharmacy at the U. N. C. 
School of Pharmacy and thus has had an 
opportunity to study many problems which 
daily confront the practicing pharmacist. 

For sometime the Editor of the Journal 
has been aware of the fact that the publi- 
cation is being widely read by the wives of 
pharmacists, especially those who are mem- 
bers of the Women's Auxiliary. In order to 
recognize this particular group and to give 
publicity to the activities of the various 
local auxiliaries, the second department men- 
tioned above has been inaugurated. 

Constructive criticism of the existing 
Journal setup with suggestions for further 
improvement of the publication will be wel- 
comed by the Editor. 

Brain Buster 

At a recent gathering there were present 
a chemist, a pliysician, a pharmacist and a 
salesman. Their names (not in the same 
order) were Matthew, Malachi, Malone and 
Percy. Matthew and the salesman were not 



friendly with Malone but Malachi and the 
pharmacist took vacations together. Malone 
was related to the chemist and the physician 
was a good friend of Percy and the phar- 
macist. Can you pair up the professions 
witli the names? 

Shelby Pharmacist Uses Goat Cart 

A local druggist, Paul Webb, Sr., the 
official greeter for Shelby and Cleveland 
County, cooperates with the Government in 
coping with the gasoline shortage in the 
United States — by riding about the city 
streets in a goat cart! It is pulled by an 
old white Billy belonging to Jeff Dednion, 
who trades in everything from turnip gTeens 
to livestock. 

If you are walking the streets of Shelby 
and hear a nervous whistling of assorted 
tunes which are like unto a combination of 
Beethoven and boogy-woogie, and suddenly 
3'our hat is mashed in, or you are slapped 
in the pants or on the back, that is Paul 
Webb, one of the town characters. Ten to 
one he '11 greet you with, ' ' Hello Raggedy ' ' 
or the first thing that comes into his mind. 
And too, he '11 ask you if you 're lost, or he 
might even offer to conduct you on a per- 
sonal tour of the town. For it 's his hobby 
to stop out-of-town cars, making himself 
acquainted and showing them the city of 
Shelby in detail. 

And don 't you men folk, when passing 
through Shelby, get jealous if he taps your 
wife or girl friend on the cheek and asks 
where you got that pretty girl. He 's not 
being fresh, it's just his way. 

It was just such impulse that prompted 
him to start driving Jeff's goat through the 
streets, not for publicity but because that 
is what struck him for the minute. 

A Charlotte neAvspaper woman once came 
up to interview certain locals. Mr. Webb 
happened to see her when she got off the 
bus, introduced himself and maneuvered her 
about town until she was three hours late 
for her luncheon appointment. 

If you stay in Shelby as much as half 
a day on the streets, you will meet him and 
you won 't have to look for a goat either. — 
Charlotte Observer. 



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P. A. Hayes Completes Successful 
Year as Head of N. W. D. A. 

p. A. Hayes, President of Justice Drug 
Company, Greensboro, during the course of 
his Presidential Address to the delegates 
attending the Sixty-seventh Regular Meet- 
ing of the National Wholesale Druggists ' 
Association in White Sulfur Springs, W. 
A'irginia, September 29 to October 2, said, 
in part, ' ' The need of more registered phar- 
macists is so great it is recommended that 
our members take a more active interest in 
tlie education of future pharmacists by giv- 
ing scholarships to worthy pharmacy stu- 
dents, or make loans available to them ; to 
continue to give our support to vocational 
training by taking advantage of the Federal 
government 's George Deen program to se- 
cure commercial training for those employed 
in the retailing of drug products. ' ' 

As a result of President Hayes' recom- 
mendation to assist worthy pharmacy stu- 
dents, the following resolution was passed 
by the X. W. D. A.; Resolved: That the 
National Wholesale Druggists' Association 
fully endorses the proposed Independent All 
Drug Industry Committee to be organized 
for the purpose of securing scholarships for 
worthy young men and women who desire 
to enter colleges of pharmacy, and in other 
ways serve to assist such colleges through 
endowments, laboratory equipment, student 
loan funds, etc. 

A resolution, essentially the same as the 
one above, was passed by the National As- 
sociation of Retail Druggists on October 9. 

J. A. Goode of Asheville and Hon. J. M. 
Rroughton, Governor of North Carolina, ap- 
peared on the program. Mr. Goode, while 
discussing the subject of wholesaler-retailer 
cooperation, said, "There is a beautiful re- 
lation existing between the retailer and the 
wholesaler. The wholesaler is a sort of 
father confessor to the retailer. He helps 
him with his problems, he helps him with 
his bank account. If it hadn't been for the 
wholesaler, the field of retail drug distri- 
bution would be very sick indeed. It never 
would have made the grade "during the past 
five, seven or ten years. We retailers owe 
a great deal to the wholesaler; he is in- 
dispensable. But we do expect of the 
wholesaler information. Some philosopher 
back years ago said, 'The informed man is 
the stronger man. ' ' ' 




P. A. Hayes of Greensboro 
Retirinci \. 11'. I). A. President 

Moonlight Harvest Barbecue 

Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Beard delightfully 
entertained tlie women students, fourth-year 
class and faculty of the U. N. C. School 
of Pharnuicy at a "Moonlight Harvest 
Barbecue" on the nijrlit of October 3. 

For more than three hours the guests, 
iiuiTibering about fifty, danced to the tunes 
of a string band, jiarticipated in games, 
and in general enjoyed themselves. Real 
Southern barbecue and brunswick stew 
topped off with steaming liot coffee made 
a hit with the guests. 

Meaning's Clear 

Andy, negro deliver)' boy for Summerlin 
Drug Store, Laurinburg,- might improve his 
English, but he would never be able to im- 
j)rove on his capacity for making his mean- 
ing instantly clear. 

He daslied into tlie store, his eyes were 
rolling with excitement: "Sho' musta bin 
a bad wreck. De j)etroleum jus' went up de 
road a hundred miles a hour wid de ava- 
lanche right in behind him," he yelled. 



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Announcing . . . 

The second annual series of 

Merchandising Clinics 



sponsored by the N. C. Pharmaceutical Association in cooperation with the 
following local drug cluts and wholesale drug houses: Asheville Drug Club 
and Dr. T. C. Smith Company; Charlotte Drug Club; Winston-Salem Drug 
Club and O'Hanlon- Watson Drug Company; Durham Drug Club and Pea- 
body Drug Company; Wayne County Retail Drug Association and the W. 
H. King Drug Company. 



ASHEVILLE November 10, George Vanderbilt Hotel 

CHARLOTTE November 11, Hotel Charlotte 

WINSTON-SALEM November 12, Robert E. Lee Hotel 

DURHAM November 13, Washington Duke Hotel 

GOLDSBORO November 14, Hotel Goldsboro 

Each Clinic program will begin promptly at 1 P.M. and end at 10:30 P.M. 



Local Clinicians 

Presiding Officer Address of Welcome Toastmaster 

Asheville Moss Salley B. L. Pinner Ro.y Johnson 

Charlotte R. P. Lyon Herman Cline P. J. Suttlemyre 

Winston-Salem Tom Crutchiield E. W. O'Hanlon Sam Welfare 

Durham J. C. Brantley, Jr D. L. Boone, Sr I. T. Reamer 

Goldsboro E. C. Daniel J. T. Vinson T. R. Robinson, Jr. 



Aggressive druggists who know how to merchandise are cashing in 
on the greatly accelerated volume of business being done in North Caro- 
lina at the present time. If you are not getting your share, why not attend 

one of the clinics listed above and learn some of 
tlie principles and practices being used success- 
fully by retail druggists ? The program, practical 
and up-to-date, has been planned with one major 
purpose in mind : To familiarize druggists and 
drug clerks with the most modern merchandising 
techniques applicable to drug stores. 



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Program 

12 to 1 Registration. 

1 to 1:30 Address of Welcome. Eesponse by Ealph P. Rogers, President of the North 

Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. A brief explanation of the program, its aims. 
it5 purposes will be presented by W. J. Smith, Secretary-Treasurer of the X. C. P. a' 

1:30 to 2 Thirty-minute address (one in each Clinic city) bv: John A. Goode \she- 
ville. "Store Policies That Produce Profits." T. C. Yearwood. Charlotte, 'to be 
selected. W. A. Gilliam, Winston. "Drug Store Personnel." C. M. Andrews, Dur- 
ham. To be selected. Paul Bissette, Goldsboro. "Quality vs. Price." 

2 to 3 "Sundae School at the Soda Fountain" by J. M. Gates, Jr., soda fountain specialist 

of Southern Dairies. Fountain policies, selling techniques, serving the customer, and 
fountain cleanliness will be considered by the speaker. 

3 to 4 The subject of candy, its display and sale, will be considered bv a trio of 

speakers, all of whom know how to profitably promote the candy department 
AsheviUe, H. W. Van Horn of Norris Candy Company. Charlotte and Winston, H. L. 
Hitchcock of Hollingsworth. Durham and Goldsboro, A. D. Pollard of Steven F 
Whitman Co. 

4 to 5 "Recent Legislation Affecting the Drug Business" by F. O. Bowman General 

Counsel of the N. C. P. A. High light of this address will l,e a discussion of the 
1941 Revenue Bill. 

5 to 6 "Open Forum"— conducted by the Presiding Officers. Here's your opportunity to 

express yourself, to give your version of what you believe necessary to promote phar- 
macy in this State. Practical, constructive suggestions for improving the Associa- 
tion will be welcomed. 

6 to 6:30 Seventli Inning Stretch. 

6:30 to 7:30 Informal dinner at each of the Clinic hotels followed by special entertain- 
ment. A. Coke Cecil, Entertainer De Luxe, and others will make this an enjovable 
occasion. Prizes I A registration fee of $1..50 will be charged each registrant to 
cover cost of dinner and other incidental expenses. 

7:30 to 8:30 "What Kinds of Insurance Should a Pharmacist Carry.'" by E. F. 
Rimmer, representative of The American Druggists' Fire Insurance Conipany in 
X. C. A splendid speaker who has the facts and knows how to present them in an 
effective and interesting manner. 

8:30 to 9:30 "The Prescription Department as an Economic Factor" by B R Mull 
Manager, Trade Advertising, Eli Lilly and Company. Xorth Carolina druggists will 
remember the outstanding address delivered by this speaker at the 1940 Convention 
in Charlotte and will look forwar.l to his appearance on the Clinic program this year. 

9:30 to 10:30 "Merchandising Photographic Supplies and Efjuijmient" by Langdon 
Common of Eastman Kodak Company. Do you know that there are between 1? and 
18 million cameras in use; that photogra])hy is Public Hobby No. 2? Here's a 
speaker who will give you practical methods for promoting this department. 



FIX'ALE. 



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National Pharmacy Week 

Xorth Caioliiui pliaimacists, by means of 
window displays, radio, newspaper and per- 
sonal appearances before civic and fraternal 
organizations observed National Pharmacy 
Week moie widely this year than has been 
the custom in the past. 

Although eomi)lete rejiorts from all the 
National Pharmacy Week Committee had 
not reached the Secretary of the N. C. P. A. 
at press date, sufficient information Avas at 
hand to indicate widespread interest 
throughout the State. 

On the night of October 15 C. C. Ford- 
ham, Jr. and Sam McFalls of Greensboro, 
discussed tlie importance of the pliarmacist 
to community health over Station WBIG. 
Following this ^Ir. Fordham appeared on 
the program of WBIG on the night of 
October 20 and delivered a fifteen-minute 
address on the subject "P'.iarmacy — a Pro- 
fession of Service. ' ' 

Later in the week President Ralph Rogers 
spoke from Durham over Station WDNC. 
His topic was ''Guardians of Health." 
John Brantley, Jr., a member of the Na- 
tional Pharmacy Week Committee, arranged 
for 14 spot announcements over the power- 
ful Raleigh station, WPTF. 

Durham pharmacists held a special get- 
together on the night of October 23 during 
which time tlie names of the winners of the 
window display contest were announced. The 
following individuals, appointed by Chair- 
man J. T. Reamer, actively handled de- 
tails of National Pharmacy Week in the 
Durham area : D. L. Boone, Jr., window 
committee; E. G. Green, banquet committee; 
S. 0. Brewer, radio committee ; and D. Ij. 
Boone, Sr., advertising committee. 

J. H. Causey, pharmacist of Winston- 
Salem, gave a fifteen-minute radio address 
over the local station, WSJS, on October 21. 
The program Avas arranged by Sam E. Wel- 
fare. 

Peabody Donates Prizes 

Peabody Drug Company, Wholesale Drug- 
gists of Durham, donated tAvo cases of pre- 
scription bottles and tAvo cash prizes of 
$2.50 each to the Avinners of the National 
Pharmacy Week WindoAv Display Contest 
sponsored in Durham by the local drug club. 

M. S. Burt of Boone Drug Co. received 



$2.50 from the Avholesale drug house for 
having installed the best display in an up- 
toAvn drug store. The oAvner, D. L. Boone, 
Sr., receiA'ed one case of prescription bottles. 

In the contest among the suburban stores 
A. D. Edens of Mangum St. Pharmacy, re- 
ceiA-ed the cash prize and the bottles. 

The officials of Peabody Drug Company 
are to be commended for their cooiieration 
Avith druggists of Durham in their effort to 
promote National Pharmacy Week. 

Promoted 

Announctment was made on October 1.3 
by U. N. C. authorities of the elevation of 
E. A. Breclit from the position. Instructor 
in Pharmacy, to Professor of Pharmacy. 

Professor Brecht came to the U. N. C. 
School of Pharmacy in 1939 from the Uni- 
versity of Minnesota where he received a 
Ph.D. degree in pharmacy. Shortly after 
assuming his duties in Chapel Hill he or- 
ganized the Pharmacy Senate Avhich has 
been unusually successful in giving the stu- 
dents an opportunity to discuss present-day 
topics of commercial pharmacy. 

Quiet, unassuming, Avith a capacity to get 
things done, Professor Brecht 's promotion 
is well deserved. 




Professor E. A. Brecht 
Chapel Hill 



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Pharmacy School Registration Increases 

Enrollment figures of the U. X. C. School of Pharmacy for the year 1941- '42, 
recently released by Dean J. G. Beard, show a substantial increase over the number 
regristered this past year. Especially notable is the fact that 53 students are enrolled 
in the first-year class this year as compared with 42 one year ago, an increase of eleven 
students for this class alone. 

It was believed by some individuals that the pharmacy school registration would 
decrease tliis school term due to the defense program ; however, the following figures 
do not bear this out : 

Class 1940 1941 

First Year 42 53 

Second Year 31 26* • 

Third Year 30 34 

Fourth Year 32 29 

Graduate 2 1 

Total 137 143 



Also of interest is the number of women students registered in the pharmacy school 
this year. Twenty-two or I'^'Yc of the entire student body are women. Out-of-State 
students total 12 this year. 

The following students, arranged in alphabetical order, are members of the first 
vear class for the current vear: 



Albright, George B., Jr., Spencer 

*Beddingfield, Charles Herman, Jr., Clayton 
Black, Samuel X., Asheboro 

*Blackney, Boyd Eoselle, Angola, X. Y. 
Boone, Rogers Jordan, Jackson 

*Brady, Charles, Jr., Hickory 
Bugg, Wm. Smithson, Macon 

*Burrus, Barnard ^Monroe, Canton 
Canipe, John Clifton, Jr., Boone 
Caudle, Lexie Virginia (Miss), Peachland 

*Cecil, Mary Lou (Miss), High Point 
Clieek, Xeedham B., Jr., Pleasant Garden 
Claytor, David Dortch, Hillsboro 
Clement, C. F., Franklin 
Cochrane, George Andres, Xewton 
Coffee, Hubert Morris, Thomasville 
Cole, Frances (Miss), Chapel Hill 

*Cole, Jesse Wilson, Pinehurst 
Corey, James Hicks, Jr., Greenville 
Crump, Alda Lee (Miss), Durham 
Dameron, Hubert (iordon. Star 

*Dee8, Eobert Register, Burgaw 
Eanet, Myron Louis, Washington, D. C. 

'Elliott, Augustus Green, Jr.. Furpiay 
Springs 
Fearing, M. Keith, Manteo 
Hardy, Rudoljjh Warren, Everetts 
Hege, G. D., Lexington 



* House, Joe, Jr., Beaufort 
Howell, Sherwood Hudson, Apex 
Hudson, Elsie (Miss), Chapel Hill 
Jordan, William Merritt, Asheville 
Kennedy, Lucy Lee (Miss), Kerr 

*Koonce, Sammy, Chadbourn 
Lanier, LeRoy, Jr., Wallace 
Lowe, Evelyn Frances (Miss), Fayetteville 
McXay, Imogen Esther (Miss), Durham 
Massengill, David Waugh, Bristol, Tenn. 

*Matthews, George Edgar. Fayetteville 
Myers, Leslie, Crutchfield 
O'Xeal, Alonza Eugene, Belhaven 
Parks, Wayne Carlton, Canton 
Parrish, Sherwood, Benson 
Rabil, Robert Emil, Weldon 
Rachide, Albert Paul, Xew Bern 

*Rimmer, Anna Frances (Miss), Sanford 
Robertson, Gene, Henderson 
Salter, Evelyn P^arle (Miss), Stacy 
Seaborn, Roljert H., Victoria, Va. 
Sinclair, Juanita Futrele (Miss), Ahoskie 
Stroupe, L. S., Cherryville 
Taylor, William West, Durham 

*Warren, Burney Simon, Jr., Greenville 
^'(lung, Richard Edward, Jr., Asheville 

Note: Asterisk before name denotes son or 
daughter of a pharmacist. 



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Notes and Queries 

By H. M. BuRLAGE, Professor of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
Readers of the Journal are invited to send in their prescription room problems to 
Professor Burlage who will render without cost any assistance he can. 



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1. The following prescription Avas sub- 
mitted by a Greensboro pharmacist for 
study with the statement that a stringy 
curdy brown mass separates : 

Anesthesin 3 i 

Menthol gr. xv 

Camphor gr. xv 

Phenol 3ss 

Aq. detergens 3 i ss 

Zinc lotion q.s o i"^ 

M. Sig. Apply locally. 

This order from the physician represents 
some interesting features which might be 
confusing to the prescriptionist. (a) What 
is meant by ' ' Aq. detergens ' ' °? This refers 
to Liquor Picis Carbonis N.F. VI. and is 
the ingredient which causes the chief trouble 
in filling this prescription, (b) Zinc lotion 
was first construed to be the counterpart of 
Lotio Alba N.F. VI but upon further con- 
sultation with the physician and the phar- 
macist Avas found to be a zinc sulfate solu- 
tion (2 gr. to the fl. oz.) 

When mixed as the ingredients appear in 
the prescription, an unsightly preparation 
as described by the pharmacist is obtained. 
This may be somewhat improved by a change 
in the order of mixing but since this did not 
arrive at an elegant preparation it will not 
be recommended in this report. Since this 
preparation was one for external use, it 
was found that the addition of bentonite 
(5% Av/v), a mineral Avhich Avill be in 
N.r. VII, gave an excellent uniform prod- 
uct Avhich was satisfactory and settled out 
but slightly upon standing. The following 
procedure is recommended: 

Prepare a eutectic mixture of the menthol 
and camphor followed by the menthol in the 
usual Avay; add the anesthesin gradually, 
triturating gently after each addition. The 
bentonite is added in small amounts Avith 
gentle trituration, followed by the solution 



of coal tar and then the solution of zinc 
sulfate in small amounts and gentle stirring. 
The use of Lotio Alba in place of the zinc 
sulfate solution gave a somewhat Avhiter 
product, AA'hich Avas equally uniform. 

2. Inquiries have been received as to the 
proposed formula of Calamine Lotion. 
(Bull. Natl. Formulary Committee 8, 268 
(1940)). This is a much improved product 
and since it does not contain zinc oxide its 
manufacture Avill eliminate the difficulty 
that is arising concerning the availability 
of this oxide as zinc and its compounds 
constitute one of the essential war mate- 
rials. The formula folloAvs: 

Prepared calamine 150 gm. 

Bentonite 20 gm. 

Water, disd. a sufficient quantity, 

1000 cc. 

Mix the bentonite Avith 800 cc. of Avater,. 
agitate well and frequently and alloAv t» 
stand twelve hours or more. Thoroughly in- 
corporate the calamine Avith about one- 
tenth of the bentonite sol and gradually in- 
corporate the remainder of the sol in small 
portions at a. time until the mixture is com- 
pleted. Finally add enough distilled Avater 
to make 1000 cc. and shake well. 

The finished product is a smooth prepara- 
tion Avith considerable covering power and 
as in (1) above makes use of bentonite as 
a suspending and distributing agent. 

3. Since bentonite is a newly recognized 
product in the National Formulary, phar- 
macists may have difficulty in obtaining this 
mineral. The Oil, Paint, and Drug Re- 
porter 1941-42 Green Book lists more than 
thirty concerns that market this product. 
Space does not permit the publication of 
the entire list but for convenience the names 
of a feAV concerns are offered: 

United Clay Mines Corporation, Prospect 
and Oakland Streets, Trenton, N. J. 



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American Colloid Co., 363 "West Superior 
Street, Chicago, Illinois. 

American Cj'anamide and Chemical Cor- 
jioration, 30 Boekefeller Plaza, X. Y. 

Anyone ordering this material should re- 
quest that it meet the proposed standards of 
X.F. item. 



This rei^resents our first effort in Avriting 
this section. If it has proven of interest 
and value to any pharmacist it has fulfilled 
its purposes but it should be kept in mind 
that it cannot be continued unless inquiries 
are sent in. The ^^Titer refuses to concoct 
hypothetical problems, questions, or queries 
in order to continue the section. 

The Pharmacy Senate 

Fred Dees, .Jr. 

With the coming of Autumn and the 
opening of school, the Pharmacy Senate has 
also resumed its activities. The first meet- 
ing was keynoted by a short talk by Dr. 
E. A. Brecht of the Pharmacy School fac- 
ulty. Dr. Brecht gave a brief liistory of 
the Senate and its accomjjlishments and 
brought out a number of suggestions for 
future activities. 

Xew officers for the year have been elected 
and they are as follows: 

President — John Terrell 

Secretary — Marsha Hood 

Reporter — Fred Dees, Jr. 

Recorder — David McGowan. 

At the close of school last Spring, the 
Senate had under discussion a proposed 
course in First Aid to be offered to Phar- 
macy students. As this goes to press, such 
a course is about to get underway. Through 
the combined efforts of Dean and Mrs. J. 
G. Beard, this course is iK'ing offered to a 
selected group of twenty-five Pharmacy stu- 
dents under the direction of the local Red 
Cross. The course will extend over a period 
of ten weeks which will be devoted to the 
study of every phase of First Aid work. At 
the end of the course, each successful stu- 
dent will be presented with a certificate and 
card showing that he has completed such 
training and is eligible to administer First 
Aid. Although sponsored in line with the 
present National Emergency, this training 



will be invaluable to the future pharmacists 
in time of peace and is well worth the time 
and effort expended. 

Filling the vacancies left by graduating 
members last Spring, the Senate has ad- 
mitted five new members this fall. They 
are: Lucille Gillispie, Sammy Koonee, Al 
Jowdy, Pete Cochrane, and Glenn Beam. 
Each of these new Senators has made a 
short talk at their first meeting on some 
phase of ])liarmacy, either practical or 
theoretical. 

McDufRe Addresses Student Branch 

Roger McDuffie, Greensboro pharmacist 
and member of the N. C. Board of Phar- 
macy, addressed the U. X. C. Students' 
Branch of the N. C. P. A. on the night of 
Thursday, October 16. The speaker con- 
sidered his subject, * ' Present-Day Changes 
in the Retail Drug Business," from three 
dift'erent angles: (1) Changes in Laws and 
Taxes, (2) Clianges in the Popularity and 
Use of Drugs and (3) Changes in the Atti- 
tude of the Public Toward Drug Stores. 

Following the address, which was en- 
thusiastically received by the members of 
tlie Student Branch, Mr. McDuffie Avas ques- 
tioned at length regarding the operation of 
a retail drug store. 

Prior to the nuiin address of the evening, 
Otto Matthews of Roseboro exhibited a 
needlepoint "painting" of E. A. Brecht 's 
Drug Store, Minnesota Lake, Minnesota, 
which was embroidered by Professor E. A. 
Brecht of Cha[>el Hill. The picture, pre- 
])ared entirely of wool of various shades, is 
an artistic accomplishment and has created 
a great deal of favorable comment from 
those who have viewed it to date. 

A. M. Mattocks, President of the Branch, 
j)resided over the meeting. 

Retail Drug Institute 

The fourth series of Retail Drug Insti- 
tutes was organized in Hickory, Statesville, 
Salisbury and Winston-Salem recently by W. 
Lee Moose, Itinerant Instructor in Phar- 
macy. Classes are being held two nights 
each week in Winston-Saiem and one night 
in the three remaining towns. The pro- 
gram will (•f)ntinn(' in the area for two 
months. 



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Woman's Auxiliary Page 

Mrs. W. J. Smith, Editor 

President Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr Greensboro 

First Vice-President Mrs. Philip Van Every Charlotte 

Second Vice-President Mrs. Phil Gattis Raleigh 

Secretary Treasurer Mrs. Thos. G. Crutehfield Greensboro 

Parliamentarian Mrs. D. D. Hocutt Henderson 

Historian Mrs. M. L. Jacobs Chapel Hill 

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Perhaps it's true that "there's nothing 
new under the sun, ' ' but we members of the 
Woman's Auxiliary of the North Carolina 
Pharmaceutical Association feel that our 
being given a department in the JouRNAx, 
for our very own is something new and very 
much to be desired. 

This section is to be devoted to the mem- 
bers of the Auxiliary and to the various 
local Drug Club Auxiliaries. The fact that 
you do not live in a city which has an or- 
ganized club of its own does not mean that 
you and your activities are not to appear 
on this page, for we want news of every one 
of you members and we are making it your 
responsibility to see that we get this news. 




Mrs. C. C. Fordham, Jr. 



It will reach the Journal if you will ad- 
dress it to the Woman's Auxiliary Page, 
Carolina Journal of Pharmacy, Drawer 
151, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

At the Durham Convention in May, Mrs. 
C. C. Fordham, Jr., was elected President 
of the State Woman's Auxiliary. Mrs. 
Fordham has been active in drug club cir- 
cles since her marriage in 1925, and it is 
with a great deal of pleasure that we are 
enjoying her leadership this year. She has 
a charming personality, a very efficient man- 
ner, and is in every way capable of making 
a splendid President for our Auxiliarv. 

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Charlotte Druggist Auxiliary 

Mrs. K. E. Cornelius, Secretari/ 

Due to the fact that the October issue of 
the Journal was the Proceedings number 
and carried no local news, we have on hand 
reports of the last two meetings of the Char- 
lotte Auxiliary. This is a wide awake club 
and got off to a good start for the year at 
their September meeting. It was in the 
form of a luncheon at the Mecklenburg 
Hotel and during the course of the meeting 
Mrs. J. G. Dawson, a very talented pianist, 
delightfully entertained her fellow-members. 
Social Chairman Mrs. Monroe announced 
plans for a picnic to be given Sept. 26th 
at the Bed Fez Club for members and their 
families. At this meeting of the Auxiliary, 
plans were outlined for the coming year 
and the following Chairmen of Committees 
were appointed: Mrs. C. H. Smith, Mem- 
bership; Mrs. D. D. Demarest, Telephone; 
Mrs. T. N. Edwards, Hostess; Mrs. W. R. 
Dixon, Hospital and Flowers; Mrs. H. L. 
Bizzell, Program; Mrs. Joe Monroe, Social; 
Mrs. Johnnie Bennick, Ways and Means. 



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The second meeting of the Charlotte 
Auxiliary was held Oct. 1-4 in the form of 
a luncheon at the Selwyn Hotel. Mrs. 
Leslie Barnliardt, President, presided and 
Mrs. H. L. Bizzell, Progi*am Chairman, in- 
troduced the speaker, Mr. C. O. Kuester, 
Secretary of the Charlotte Chamber of Com- 
merce, who gave a most inspiring message, 
the topic being ' ' Faith in Tomorrow. ' ' 

This year it was decided to make Mem- 
bership the main objective, and every mem- 
ber was asked to do her utmost to bring 
a new member into the club. We under- 
stand druggists' wives living within a 
radius of twenty miles of Charlotte are to 
be invited to become affiliated with the 
club. 

Greensboro Drug Club Auxiliary 

;Mrs. Dewey E. Groome, Secretary 

The Greensboro Auxiliary got off to a 
flying start with their September meeting, 
which was a luncheon at the Greensboro 
Country Hub. The new officers — Mrs. R. 
J. Sykes, President ; Mrs. P. A. Haj'es, Vice- 
President ; IMrs. Dewey E. Groome, Secre- 
tary; Mrs. I. O. Wilkerson, Treasurer; Mrs. 
William P. Sellars, Chairman of Visitation 
Committee — took up their duties with this, 
the first meeting of the year. The Greens- 
boro Auxiliary is .justly proud of the fact 
tliat they have fifty-three charter members 
in their club, and are looking forward to a 
most successful and interesting auxiliary. 

Asheville Druggists* Auxiliary 

At tlie time tlie Journal went to ])ress, 
no news had been received of the fall meet- 
ing of the Aslieville Auxiliary. However, 
in last weeks' mail a check for $20 was 
received to be applied to the Student Loan 
Fund. This donation had been forwarded 
by Mrs. Crutchfield, treasurer of the State 
Woman 's Auxiliary. Asheville deserves a 

\ note of thanks for this contribution and we 

I wish to recognize it here. 

Briefs 

Mr. and Mrs. James H. Austin of Char- 
lotte announce the birth of a son, Oct. 3. 

Mrs. E. I. Butler of Charlotte is recover- 
ing from an operation at Memorial Hospital. 

The Archie Millises of Durham recently 



moved into their new liome. Mr. Millis is 
connected with Duke Hospital Pharmacy. 

We were sorry to learn of the death of 
Mrs. James Hutchins of Winston-Salem 
on September 1st. Mrs. Hutchins Avas a 
member of the Woman's Auxiliary and of 
the Winston-Salem Drug Club Auxiliary. 

N. A. R. D. Convention 

Mr. and Mrs. Ealph Rogers of Durham, 
John Goode of Asheville, P. J. Suttlemyre 
of Hickory and Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Eu- 
banks and W. J. Smith of Chapel Hill at- 
tended the Forty-third Annual Convention 
of the National Association of Retail Drug- 
gists held in Cleveland, Ohio, October 6 
to 10. 

J. A. Goode of Asheville, Chairman of the 
N. A. R. D. Fair Trade Advisory Com- 
mittee, appeared on the program and ren- 
dered one of the most important reports of 
the entire Convention covering the activities 
of his Committee for the past year. He 
declared, during the course of his report: 
' ' In this time of national crisis, the retail 
drug industry stands as the one and only 
example of an industry with a sound, prac- 
tical price-stabilizing method. In the field 
of branded merchandise, sold under Fair 
Trade, there have been more declines than 
advances in drug store merchandise." The 
report, capably presented by Mr. Goode, was 
roundly applauded by the convention dele- 
gates. 

Ralph Rogers, President of the N. C. 
P. A., was appointed a member of the 
Resolutions Committee which held a ten- 
hour session during which time 10.3 resolu- 
tions were considered. Fifty of the resolu- 
tions were rejected, thirty accepted and 
twenty-three referred to other committees 
for consideration. 

Despite addition of many new service de- 
partments to the N. A. R. D., Secretary 
John Dargavel reported that the assets of 
the Association had increased by .$2(), 93.3.46 
iliiring the past year. Working capital of 
the organization was reported to be $294,- 
472.32. Of this total $280,907.86 is in- 
vested in government securities. 

Especially noteworthy was the report of 
Edward Spease, Director of Professional Re- 
lations for the N. A. R. D., whom many 
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Reliefers 

Wlien hard times come it is natural that 
those who have had the feAvest advantages 
should be the first to feel the effects of 
retrenchment and last to benefit from the 
recovery in business. 

A few years ago, and even at this time 
there are many persons "on relief" who are 
there through no deficiency for which they 
might be termed responsible ; but there are 
many others Avho merely changed the name 
of their condition Avhen they "went on re- 
lief" — they were formerly known simply as 
paupers, indigents, unfortunates or tramps. 
They were always dependent on charity and 
always will be. They simply don't fit. 

Evidence of the truth of this deduction 
is found in this list of literal excerpts from 
letters written by clients of a relief agency 
in one of our larger cities. 

1. When will I get my relief; You say 
you send them Avhere I are. 

2. My husband has Avorked one shift about 
two months, and noAv he has left me and 
I ain't had no pay since he has gone or be- 
fore either. 

3. Please send my elopment as I have 
four months old baby and he is my only 
support and I need all I can get every day 
to buy food and to keep him in close. 

4. I am a poor Avoman and all I have is 
gone. 

5. Both sides of my parents is very poor 
and I can't expect anything from them as 
my mother has been in bed for one year Avith 
one doctor and she Avon't change. 

6. Please send me a Avife's form to fill out. 

7. Please send me a letter and tell me if 
ray husband made an application for a wife 
and child. 

8. I ha\'e already Avrote to the President 
and if I don't hear from you I Avill Avrite 
to Uncle Sam about both of you. 

9. Mrs. has had no clothing for a year 
and has regularly been A'isited by the clergy. 

10. I can't get sick pay. I got six chil- 
dren. Can you tell me Avhy this isf This is 
my 8th child. What are you going to do 
about it? 

11. Sir, I am forAvarding my marriage 



certificate and my tAvo children one of Avhom 
is a mistake as you see. 

12. I am Avriting to you to say that my 
Ijoy Avas born tAvo years ago and is 2 years 
old. When do I get my relief? 

13. Please find out for certain if my hus- 
band is dead as the man I am living Avith 
noAv Avon't eat or do anything until he nos 
for sure. 

14. I am annoyed to find out you liave 
branded my boy illiterate. Oh ! the shame. 
It is a shame and a dirty lie as I married 
his father a Aveek before he was born. 

15. In ansAver to your letter I gaA-e birth 
to a son Avho Aveighs 101 pounds. I hope 
this is satisfactory. 

16. You have changed my little girl to a 
boy does it make any difference? 

17. I have no children as my husband is a 
truck driver and Avorks both days and nites. 

18. In accordance Avith your instructions I 
have given birth to tAvins in the enclosed 
envelope. 

— McCormick-Armstrong Co., Wichita. 



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LEGAL SECTION 

Fredeeick O. Bowman, LL.B., Editor, Chapel Hill, N. C. 



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List of Toilet Preparation Items 

.Perfumes: All perfumes 
Perfume novelties (filled) 
Essences 
Extracts 
Sachets (filled) 
Solid perfumes 

Cosmetics: 

Albolene 

Astringents 

Bath salts and crystals (perfumed) 

Bath Oils (perfumed) 

Bubble bath preparations 

Beauty masque preparations 

Cleansing- pads 

Compacts or vanities and refills 

Creams (toilet) of all kinds (not includ- 
ing medicated cold creams) 

Deodorants, including deodorant pads 

Depilatories 

Eye shadows and eye cosmetics (not in- 
cluding Murine, Octine, Kurlash and re- 
fills) 

Foundation make-uj) films such as Pan- 
cake Make-up 

Lipsticks and refills 

Lip-Ice (excepting Camphor Ice) 

Lip Pomade 

Lotions (toilet) of all kinds, including 
shaving lotions, Glycerine and Rose- 
water, Witcli Hazel and Bay Rum 

Mascara 

Xail polish, cuticle remover, and all other 
nail i)reparations — All kits 

Perfumed White Vaseline {not including 
White Vaseline) 

Pore cleaners 

Powder bases 

Rouges and refills 

Sun tan creams and oils {not including 
medicinal items such as Vnguentine) 

Throat oil and muscle oil 

Toilet lanolin 

Hair Pkeparatioxs : 
Brilliantine 
Formula 20 Dandruff Treatment 



Taxable at 10% of Retail Price 

Hair oils 

Hair dressings 

Hair dyes 

Hair pomades 

Hair restoratives 

Hair rinses 

Hair tonics used for toilet purposes {not 

including Glover's Mange, Hargeant's 

or Danderine) 
Hair wave preparations 
Henna powder 
Vaseline quinine pomade 

Aromatic Cachous: 

Lozenges for perfuming the breath (non- 
medicinal), such as Violet Breath- 
hearts 

Toilet Powders : 
Baby talcs 
Baby powders 
Dusting powders 
Face powders 
Talcum powders 
Exempt items are: 

Meyer 's Heat Powder 

Merck's Zinc Stearate 

Other Zinc Stearate 

Other Preparations : 

Preparations (not appliances) similar to 
those specifically designated above which 
are used for beautifying or toilet pur- 
poses. 
Other not tujahlr items are: 

Cleansing tissues 

Dentifrices 

Mouth washes 

Powder puffs 

Rubbing alcohol 

Shampoos 
Toilet Waters: All toilet waters 

Bouquet liquids 

Colognes 
Petroleum Jellies (non-medicinal) : 

Pomade vaseline 

Shaving creams and soaps 



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Toilet soaps and other soaps 
Tooth pastes 
Zinc oxide 

New Excise Taxes 

Eeguhitions to apply to the new retail 
excise taxes of 10% on "Cosmetics and Toi- 
let Preparations and Jewelry ' ' which must 
be collected and paid by retail druggists 
have been promulgated by the Treasury De- 
partment clarifying these levies. 

Likewise, regulations have been issued to 
apply to the revised and new manufacturers' 
excise taxes, which include many classes of 
products handled at retail drug stores, svich 
as cameras ; photographic apparatus and 
equipment ; electric, gas and oil appliances ; 
electric light bulbs and tubes ; luggage ; 
matches ; musical instruments ; phonographs, 
parts, phonograph records; radio receiving 
sets and parts ; rubber articles ; sporting 
goods and equipment ; and playing cards. 

Excepting electric light bulbs and tubes, 
matches, and playing cards, the rate of tax 
imposed is 10% and is added to or included 
in the ' ' sale price ' ' of the merchandise to 
the retailer by the manufacturer. There- 
fore, to cover these manufacturer-paid 
taxes, retailers can and are expected to up 
prices on all such articles accordingly, in 
order to get back the amount of tax they 
have paid the manufacturer. No records 
are required to be kept and no taxes are re- 
quired to be paid by the retailer in connec- 
tion with the above manufacturers' excise 
taxes. These taxes must be collected from 
the retailer by the manufacturer and paid 
by him to the Treasury Department. 

The converse is true Avith the retail excises 
on "Cosmetics, and Toilet Preparations, and 
on Jewelry. ' ' Hence, the applicability of 
the 10% tax on these lines is of more con- 
cern and interest to retail druggists. An 
attempt, therefore, will be made to clarify 
to some extent the law and regulations deal- 
ing with them. 

Cosmetics and Toilet Preparatioiis 

The definition of a taxable article under 
this Section is: 

"The tax attaches to the sale by the re- 
tailer of any preparation which is used or 
applied, or intended to be used or applied, 
for toilet purposes or used in connection 



with the bath or care of the body, or ap- 
plied to the clothing as a perfume or to the 
body as a toilet article. The fact that any 
particular product, preparation, or sub- 
stance coming within the scope of this law, 
may have, or be held out to have, a medic- 
inal stimulating, remedial, or curative value 
does not exempt it from the tax, if it is 
used, or held out for use, as an adjunct to 
the toilet or for toilet purposes. ' ' 

Examples of Ta.rable Articles 

Because of the large number of products 
on the market, under so many different 
names, the Internal Revenue Department 
realized that it was impossible to prepare a 
complete list of all the taxable articles com- 
ing under the scope of the law. It did, how- 
ever, set forth in the regulations examples 
of the type of taxable articles coming there 
under. These are : 

"Witch hazel; bay rum; bath crystals 
;tnd salts; deodorants for personal use; hair 
and scalp lotions for treatment of falling 
hair, dandruff, etc.; foot powders; face 
creams and lotions ; hand lotions ; lipsticks ; J 
rouges, face powders ; eyebrow and eyelash I 
mascara ; eye shadow creams ; eau de 
cologne; brilliantine and hair oils; baby 
oils and baljy powders; oils, creams, etc., 
for the prevention of sunburn, rose water 
and glycerine ; breath sweetening pellets 
other than chewing gum or candy ; sachets ; 
stain removers for use in removing ink, 
berry and other stains from the body ; nail 
lacquers, cuticle removers and softeners, 
jiolish removers, etc. ; depilatories ; eye 
washes; after-shaving lotions; theatrical 
make-up; hair bleaches and dyes; perma- 
nent waving solutions ; toilet pumice ; styp- 
tics; pore cleansers; suntan oils; shampoo 
oils and liquids of the so-called 'soapless' 
variety. ' ' 

Non-Taxahle Articles 
Not mentioned by the regulations and, 
hence, not subject to the tax on toilet prep- 
arations are : Tooth pastes, powders, and 
other dentifrices, soaps, shampoos of the 
soap variety, shaving creams and mouth 
washes. 

Toilet Cases Not Taxed 
In the case of fitted toilet cases, etc., the 
toilet case is not subject to the tax when 
sold by the retailer, but he is liable for the 
tax on the sale of any toilet preparations 
contained therein, such tax to be based on 
the usual price for which such articles are 
sold by the retailer. (The toilet cases are 



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subject to the tax imposed on luggage wlieu collect a tax upon a tax, as the Federal 

sold bv the manufacturer.) and State Taxes are independent of each 

other. For example 
lVh(')> Tax Altacltcs 

. . , , ^ ^^ , Retail price of an article *1.00 

The criterion as to when the tax attaches ,, , , ^ 

. , , , , I-ederal Tax 10 

IS the date wlien title changes hands ^ ^, , m 

. , , , , . ^ , State Sales Tax OH 

("change ot title' to be interpreted ac- 
cording to the prevailing laws of each lo- . , ,, , 

,. , , f . ,, , , Amount to be collected .fl.lH 

cahty). in the case or instailment sales, 

leases, or conditional sales, a i>roportionate A Federal Tax of one cent should be col- 

l)art of the tax attaches on each ])ayment. lected on an article sold at the retail price 

But on credit sales, the full tax must be "t' five cents (5c). A full cent should be 

l>aid by the retailer the iiioiitli following collected when the tax indicates one-half 

the sale, whether he .-ictually is paid by ''"-'"l^ <"' ""^t'l'- When less than one-half cent, 

the purchaser or not. 'I'op the tax. 

Jn no instance should a customer lie t(il<l 
Basis of Tax on Sales that the Federal Tax is being absorbed. 
The comi)utatioii of the tax is based on Such is illegal, 
the actual retail price of the toilet prep- 
arations (also jewelry), plus charges (if Eecords and I^ctiirns 
any) for packaging and conditioning. Trans- Every person required to file a return and 
portation, delivery, insurance, installation ])ay tax on the sale of an article at retail 
charges and various taxes are expressly ex- must keep on file accurate records and ac- 
empt. Sales taxes are excluded from the counts of all transactions, which records 
l)ase only if separately billed, but income shall contain sufficient information to en- 
and j)rofits taxes are not deductible. able the commissioner to determine whether 

tlie correct amount of tax has been paid, 

Consiqned Mcrclmndise „,i i • i i n i, i. n i.- « 

■^ and Avhich shall be open at all times for in- 

In case of consignment goods, the con- spection, and maintained for a period of 

signor is accountable for the taxes if his four years. 

arrangement with the retailer is such that Xo particular system of record keeping is 

he dictates prices and terms of sale; other- recommemled, as none is prescribed in the 

wise, the retailer is responsible for the tax. regulations. This is a matter that should 

^ ,. „^ T 7 7 ^. T.^ necessarily be worked (Uit bv the retailers 

Tradtnq Stamps, Lah/'Ls, Coupons, hie. . , ,^ "., . 

themselves. One system will suit one, 

Tlie retailer giving a customer a premium .,„„,i,^,, „.i|| ,,^. „,ore' practical for others, 
in return for trading stamps, labels or other ,t j^ suggested, however, that a record 
scrip, amassed by the consumer as a result „,